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Capturing Memories: A Family of Five on Their Farm

I love being a Family Photographer Northern Virginia when I can work with beautiful families like this one. Recently, I had the pleasure of photographing this delightful family of five on their beautiful farm. The family consists of these loving parents and their three energetic boys. Their farm, with its rustic charm and sprawling fields, provided a stunning backdrop for our photo session. Taking photos on your own property is a favorite of mine – it doesn’t get more personal than that!

A Perfect Setting

Their farm was the perfect location for this family shoot. With wide-open spaces, old barns, and golden fields, every corner offered a picturesque scene. The boys, full of energy and excitement, made the most of their familiar surroundings.

We began the session with some candid shots. The boys played freely, running through the fields. These spontaneous moments truly showcased their personalities. Capturing these natural interactions made for some of the best photos.

Family of five photos in a field | Family Photographer Northern Virginia

Next, we moved on to family poses. They all stood on the long driveway road that winded around, with the boys gathered around them. The love and connection between them were evident in every smile and hug. These posed shots highlighted their close-knit bond.

Fall family photos with pretty trees | Melissa Sheridan Photography

Family standing on dirt road in fall | Melissa Sheridan Photography

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Individual portraits were also important. Each boy had a turn in front of the camera. They each chose their favorite spot on the farm.

Three boys standing in flowered field | Melissa Sheridan Photography Boys playing outside on a fallen tree | Melissa Sheridan Photography

As the sun began to set, we captured some stunning golden hour shots. The warm light added a magical touch to the photos. The family stood together in the middle of a field, bathed in the soft, golden glow. These images were truly breathtaking!

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Family Photographer Northern Virginia

Photographing this family on their farm was a wonderful experience. The setting was perfect, and the boys’ energy brought the photos to life. It’s moments like these that make family photography so special. If you have a unique location in mind, let’s create some beautiful memories together. Contact us today to book your session!

xo Melissa

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