Capturing those precious family moments is like freezing time in a snapshot, preserving all the love, laughter, and connections that make life truly special. At Blue Sky Photography, we totally get how important these moments are, and our style is all about keeping things real. No stiff poses or forced smiles here! Instead, we focus on those genuine, candid moments, the real emotions, and the unique connections that define your family. Our goal? To tell your story just as it naturally happens, resulting in photos that tug at your heartstrings. So when you look back at these pictures, you won’t just see faces, you’ll feel the love, the giggles, and the bonds that make your family truly your own.

Our Approach to Photo Sessions

Say goodbye to those awkward poses! At Blue Sky Photography, we promise a photography experience that’s all about authenticity and genuine moments. No need to worry about stiff or uncomfortable positions. Our approach is all about keeping things natural and relaxed, so your family can just be yourselves.

We believe in capturing real emotions and connections. It’s not just about smiles for the camera; it’s about the laughter, the loving glances, and the interactions that truly define your family. Our photographers are skilled at catching those candid and heartwarming moments that tell your story without words.

Our sessions are designed to be enjoyable and laid-back. We want you to have fun, to interact, and to create memories together. It’s not a formal photoshoot; it’s a chance for your family to shine in your own unique way. So, come as you are, be yourselves, and let us capture the magic of your genuine connections. 

Family Play Session

Our studio takes an open-minded approach when it comes to capturing your family’s unique dynamics. We believe that the best moments often happen when you’re doing what you love. That’s why we encourage incorporating your family’s favorite activities into the session.

Feel free to bring along your furry friends! Do your kids love their bikes or scooters? Do they have a favourite toy who comes on every family adventure? Bring those too! Our aim is to capture the authenticity of your family’s everyday life. Our photos are honest and real and will reflect your family as they truly are.

Imagine the joy of having a genuine family playtime during the session. The laughter, the games, and the shared moments are all part of what makes your family special. Our photographers know how to blend in, letting your family be yourselves while they capture those beautiful and unscripted moments.

By allowing families to spend time together in their natural element, we create photographs that truly reflect who you are. So, whether it’s a family game, a furry companion, or simply enjoying each other’s company, we’re here to capture your authentic family bond! 

How It Works: Creating Beautiful Memories

Our relaxed approach is the secret to creating beautiful and lasting memories that you’ll treasure for years to come. We believe that when you’re comfortable and at ease, your true personalities shine through, resulting in photographs that capture the essence of your family. 

During our sessions, we encourage natural interactions and genuine moments. No forced smiles or stiff poses here! When you’re free to be yourselves, the love, laughter, and connections come naturally. These authentic interactions are the heart of what makes our photographs so heartwarming.

Our photographers will give some guidance when necessary, but they’re also skilled at knowing when to step back and let your family naturally shine. Instead of orchestrating every detail, they understand your dynamics, ensuring the moments they capture are authentic and unforced. This approach results in photos that tell a story, evoke emotions, and take you right back to those special moments.

By focusing on these genuine interactions, we create images that aren’t just pictures, but memories frozen in time. It’s these natural, unscripted moments that make our photographs truly special and unique to your family. So, relax, enjoy, and let us capture the beauty of your family’s love and connection. 

Tips for a Successful Family Session

Tip 1: Embrace Your Authenticity

When it comes to our photo sessions, the best advice is simple: be yourselves. Our goal is to capture the real dynamics and unique personalities of your family. So, relax and let your genuine interactions shine through. Whether it’s a silly smile, a loving glance, or a playful exchange, these are the moments that make your family special. Embracing your authenticity ensures that the photos we create will be a true reflection of your bond. So, forget about striking a pose and just enjoy being together. After all, the magic lies in those candid, unscripted moments that perfectly capture your family. 

Tip 2: Embrace the Fun of Family Playtime

Here’s a little secret to a successful photo session: think of it as a fun family playtime! Let go of any stress or pressure and approach the session with a playful mindset. Imagine it as quality family time, where laughter, games, and shared moments take the spotlight. When you let loose and enjoy the experience, your family’s genuine joy and connections naturally shine through.

So, whether it’s a tickle fight, running races, chasing bubbles or simply sharing stories, these authentic interactions create the most heartwarming and memorable photos. The more you embrace the playful spirit, the more the camera captures the essence of your family’s happiness. Get ready to create not only stunning photos but also cherished memories of fun family playtime.

Tip 3: Keep the Little Ones Happy with Snacks

When it comes to our photo sessions, we want everyone to be comfortable and content – especially the little ones! So, here’s a handy tip: bring along some snacks. Having their favourite treats on hand can be a game-changer. Snacks not only keep hunger at bay but also provide a little distraction when needed. It’s a simple way to ensure that your kids stay happy and engaged throughout the session. Whether it’s a quick break for a nibble or a mini picnic moment, these snacks can make a big difference in keeping the atmosphere light and enjoyable. So, pack those snacks, relax, and let’s create some beautiful memories together!

Just a note – even with a hungry toddler tantrum, all is not lost!  these photos have just 5 mins between meltdown to gorgeous family photo below!

(Thanks to amazing mum Krystal!)

Tip 4: Packing for an Unforgettable Family Session

Here’s a quick guide on what to bring to make it even more enjoyable:

Balloons: Colourful balloons bring an element of fun and playfulness. They’re great for creating dynamic shots and adding a splash of colour.

Soft Balls: Soft balls are fantastic for candid interactions. Toss them, play catch, or simply roll them for genuine laughs and connections.

Favorite Books: Bringing your kids’ favourite books can lead to quiet, heartwarming moments. Reading together makes for adorable photos.

Nature Finds: When we’re outdoors, let’s take advantage of nature’s beauty! Leaves, flowers, and rocks can be used for interactive play and gorgeous photos.

Remember, these items add a personal touch to your session, making it unique to your family. Whether it’s giggles from playing with balloons or the tranquillity of reading together, these moments will be captured beautifully in your photos. So, pack these simple treasures, and let’s create memories to cherish forever.

And lastly, A Touch-Up Kit: A small bag with essentials like tissues, wet wipes and a change of clothes for any accidents.

Capturing Your Family’s Story

By Heart Photography’s approach to photo sessions is all about authenticity, enjoyment, and genuine connections. We believe in keeping things natural and letting your family’s true spirit shine. It’s not about forced poses, but the real interactions that make your family unique.

Creating beautiful memories doesn’t have to be complicated. It’s as simple as spending quality time together, sharing laughs, and creating cherished moments. Our photographers are here to capture those candid, heartwarming instances that define your family’s journey.

Don’t let these precious moments slip away. Book a session with us and let’s capture the beauty of your family’s story. The laughter, the love, and the connections – they’re all worth preserving. These are the memories you’ll cherish forever!


Jules & Benn