Making a Day of It

What could be better than doing a family photo shoot for friends? Well making a whole day of it, of course!

Last week, I did a photo shoot at Stone Mountain Park in the Grist Mill area for one of my best friends, Melissa. She had not had a family photo done since her son was born, so we headed out to Stone Mountain to take some family pics with a beautiful backdrop, and we made plans to have a picnic and stay for the laser show. It turned out to be a fabulous day for all.

(Melissa gave me permission to use their photos on my blog, so I am taking full advantage 🙂 .)

First we started out with the family pics. I got some wonderful shots of Melissa and David as a couple…

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I also got a few good family shots…

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And some great individual shots and parent/child shots as well…

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And a squirrel and chipmunk decided to get in on the photo action too…

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After the family photos, we took a stroll across the covered bridge for a picnic. It was a lovely day to dine by the lake, peaceful and quiet. Then, we headed over to the lawn to wait for the laser show.

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After two normal hands and one never-ending hand of UNO where we laughed until our sides hurt the laser show began…

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It was a great evening to share with friends, and a wonderful photo shoot. You couldn’t ask for a better day.

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About acbutterfly20

I am a freelance photographer. My husband and I work together to turn my photography into art. We do our own printing and matting for fine art pieces, and we work together to make keepsake boxes featuring my photographs. I also do some portrait photography, including family photography, pet photography, weddings, and other special events. My husband and I have been married for 22 years and have two wonderful children who help out with my art, do some art of their own, and are fabulous musicians. Thanks for checking out my website, and I hope you find something you like! Many of my works are listed for sale on Etsy, and I am always available to do commissioned pieces. Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!