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Spring Family Photos | The Wilkinsons

June 11, 2020

family photo in tall grass

These family photos for the Wilkinson’s marked a chapter in their lives they were all about to embark on. Cassy was diagnosed with cervical cancer earlier this year. She’s been such an amazing addition to MHP, and I was completely shocked when she told me. But then I saw the bravery and determination in her eyes. She will beat this, and with her family by her side, she’s going to kick cancer’s ass!

black and white photo of couple with kids running at feet
father and son outdoor photo
mother kissing sons cheek
real life spring family photos outside

We knew that capturing real life was going to be so important for them during this family session. And the boys didn’t disappoint! Life of little ones can be crazy, and these photos captured just that!!

man nuzzling woman in close up portrait
kids going crazy during family photos
candid baby sitting on a log
candid toddler having fun on a tractor
spring family photos with pops of color and tall grass
couple nose to nose portrait
toddler being silly on a rock
couple intimate while laughing outside in tall grass

These photos also captured the sweet love between Cassy & Matt; their love for each other and their boys is such an inspiration. I love capturing photos of just the parents during family photos, too!

family walking through tall grass
arms crossed portrait for men
natural laughing portrait outside
mother and baby son photo in spring grass
silly face family photo in black and white
toddler sitting on moms lap in tall grass with spring flowers
mom and dad in love look with kid son lap
silly spring family photos
couples in love portrait in spring

I love the radiant joy on their faces! And the funny thing about this photo is the boys were running around like crazy down by their feet! Family photos can be so much fun.

natural pure joy couple portrait
real life spring family photos in the grass

I loved getting the opportunity to shoot both film and digital during this session. Cassy specifically asked me to shoot film for their family photos, because the look of film just has this magic that digital photography can’t emulate. It was so much fun and a great learning experience to shoot some family photos on film. This blog showcased both film and digital photos, and seriously the black and white film makes our hearts so happy! The film grain is so magical!!

I hope these inspire you to have confidence during your family session no matter how crazy the kids may get. There is no wrong way to have your family photographed, it only locks in more fun memories for you! Feel free to head on over to our shop through the following link to book yours, https://meganhelmphotography.com/products

  1. Peggy Reed says:

    What a beautiful story behind these photos. Gret job Megan and team, Cassy too!

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