Don’t let the cold or wet weather in Dublin stop you from capturing some quality family time. I love in-home family portrait sessions! They’re so comfy, and you and your loved ones can be yourselves, which leads to real and beautiful expressions. These shoots are perfect if you all love hanging out at home doing things like baking, reading, doing crafts, and playing games.
Documentary photography is a cool way to remember important moments in your family’s life and to document the everyday. A home session is the best way to keep it chill, authentic, and comfy for everyone.
What is an in-home family session?
In-home family photoshoots are just relaxed family photos taken right in your own home. They’re all about capturing your everyday life, the things you do, and how you interact with each other instead of just posing for the camera.
We will work together to make a loose plan for the shoot and keep it fun for the whole family. These family photos will also showcase your home, which is a huge part of your life story since it’s where you’re raising your kids and making memories with them.
How it works
No need to stress about looking too put together or having a spotless home. Just wear what feels comfy and cozy. And don’t worry about your kids being on their best behavior. Plan on having some fun together as a family! How about baking cookies, playing board games, or even tossing a ball in the backyard? Just be yourselves, and I’ll take care of capturing the memories for you. I love photographing real, candid moments of kids being kids. That way, you can focus on spending quality time with each other!
Benefits of at-home family sessions
1. No need to drive anywhere
When you do a family photo session at home, you don’t have to worry about the hassle of traveling. No packing up supplies, loading the kids in the car, and trying to keep them happy, clean, and wrinkle-free during the drive.
2. Flexibility in scheduling
We can schedule your session at a time that works best for you and your family. Whether it’s in the morning when you’re making breakfast together, or in the afternoon when you’re playing games, we can make it happen. And we don’t have to worry about the weather messing up our plans.
3. Comfortable space
At home, your kids will feel more relaxed and comfortable, which makes it easier for me to capture their true personalities. They won’t be as shy and will warm up faster in their own safe space.
4. You can include your pets
Including your pet in your in-home family portrait session is great because they are a beloved member of your family and play an important role in your daily lives. They bring joy, love, and companionship to your home, and you want to capture that special bond by including them in your family session!
5. Capturing connections and everyday moments
Home is where the heart is, and doing your session at home allows us to capture all the connections and everyday moments that make your family unique. From cuddling on the couch to horseplaying between siblings, we can capture the subtle connective moments that make a family’s daily life special. And we can also include all the quirky traits of your family that make you who you are.
6. Capturing everyday details
We can also capture the everyday details of your home, like your son’s favorite blankie or your daughter’s bead collection. These details may change over time, but having pictures of them will serve as a reminder of how things once were.
7. Laid-back vibe
Home also has a laid-back vibe that makes it easy for everyone to relax and be themselves. No pressure, no expectations- just a chill atmosphere where you can unwind and spend quality time with your family. And the best part is, you don’t even have to wear shoes if you don’t want to!
I genuinely enjoy taking pictures of families in their homes, and – let’s not kid ourselves – every season is the ideal season to plan these kinds of sessions in the Dublin area. We won’t mind the weather because we’ll be hanging out and playing in your house!
Let’s have a little chat and set up your next family session!