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the Olsen family | Central Coast Family Photographer | Fall Family Photos

By Mary Thomas

This was one of my favorite fall family sessions- I love these crazy boys, so much personality! Every year I enjoy playing with them so much. These photoshoots are super quick because those little ones just do not have the patience to wander around a small area for too long. We do some playing in between, and then when I put this group together, I fire off as many as I can and then we go back to playing. It is super important to keep the kids from feeling overly controlled or like they are performing a chore.

One of the best things to do with a fussy one year old is toss them in the air. If you are smiling at them and playing with them, 99% of the time, they can’t help but smile back. And even if it’s only for a split second, I will catch that second! And I will set us up for success over and over again.

Mary Thomas is a newborn and family photographer in Santa Maria, California and serves families from San Luis Obispo, Arroyo Grande, Nipomo and Buellton. Sunset family photography books up in advance, so if you are looking to get on the schedule this year, contact us now!


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