My Children in the Rain!

I’ve been very sadly taking a bit of a break lately due to back problems amongst other things. Although I am still able to take photographs, I don’t feel particularly comfortable doing so for full-paying customers when I have difficulty crouching, climbing onto surfaces and running after children – you’d be amazed how active a family photographer has to be! Hopefully things will improve soon – watch this space for news.

However, that doesn’t mean I’ve put my camera down. Yesterday I “scheduled” a session with my own children, as the weather forecast had been for sunshine. Alas, it didn’t work out like that and we had rain, but I was determined to go ahead regardless and goodness knows the children needed a good run around outside!

Here’s my youngest in the rain, catching raindrops on her nose:

Family Photography

We went to Avery Hill Park in South East London, which has a nice cafe and a winter garden. The park was pretty deserted in the rain:

Family Photography

The children had fun anyway!

Family Photography

After getting wet, we headed over to a nearby Tarn which was very scenic and somewhere I would recommend for future sessions:

Family Photography

Family Photography

Just as the children got tired and too cold, the weather improved – but we were heading home by that point!

Family Photography

I’m planning on doing some studio shots of the children in the next few weeks too, after I sourced some beautiful dresses recently – so keep an eye open!

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6 Comments

  1. Posted March 1, 2011 at 2:02 am by Sarah | Permalink

    These are gorgeous! Really capture the season and the girls’ playfulness and personalities. Love!

  2. Posted March 1, 2011 at 3:00 am by Jen P. | Permalink

    I love love love these!!!! Just beautiful!

  3. Posted March 1, 2011 at 3:44 am by Melissa Klein | Permalink

    SO cute! I love that last shot -beautiful!

  4. Posted March 1, 2011 at 3:58 pm by Aimee | Permalink

    That first one is gorgeous!!!

  5. Posted March 1, 2011 at 8:50 pm by Marin Mason | Permalink

    Love the moody feel of these!

  6. Posted March 2, 2011 at 4:26 pm by Robin | Permalink

    What fun, I love these playing in the rain captures!

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