Wasps and Cell Phones and Horses, Oh My!

One of my favorite families just had a session with me like none other! Here’s how it went down last Saturday morning … I normally arrive a bit early to scout locations and assess lighting and I keep my phone close in case a client needs to get a hold of me – you know, sometimes they are running late or can’t find the location.  As I was packing up that morning I had decided to bring a small bench to get a cool, “couch in the middle of the woods” look for the girls. So, I had set up the bench in a spot I liked, my client arrived and we were all ready for a fun filled family photo session. Next thing I know Dad is getting stung by Wasps! Apparently, I set up the bench right next to a Wasp nest. For a photo shoot with small children. Obviously, unintentionally but, OMG! Then all of the sudden my phone starts ringing like crazy. I had forgotten to turn it off. Usually, not a big deal but I got a couple calls right in a row so I’m digging in my camera bag to turn it off when I’d rather be focused on the kids because children have a notoriously small window of opportunity for being happy and ready for posed portraits. So, okay minor distraction with the phone taken care of and we are moving on and then I am not kidding you,  a spirited Arabian horse and rider come through right where we are shooting. Wow, who can compete with a beautiful horse for little girls attention? But you know what? It was all fine! My sweet family handled it with aplomb and I kept shooting and oh my gosh, these images…. I love them!


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Arvada Family Photographer, Beth Wedlake creates stylish images of your family, child and high school senior. 25 years in business, 30 years in photography. Home studio located in Olde Town Arvada, Colorado. Service area includes Denver Metro area - Denver, Lakewood, Wheat Ridge, Morrison, Golden, Westminster, Thorton, Brighton, Superior, Boulder, CO and more.

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