Fall family mini photo sessions | Kalamazoo family photos

From now on, they’ll be known as the ‘first annual fall family mini photo sessions’, because they will definitely be back! Notes from families telling me how much fun they had and how much they love their pictures have convinced me that this has to be done again- and I loved doing it, too. Seeing babies growing up and catching up with families was wonderful!

Before the fall family mini photo sessions, each family got an email with suggestions on what to wear and how to dress a family to coordinate. And wow, did everyone do a great job! I was so impressed with how well put together every group was. Here are a few of the families that were a part of the family minis:

We first met for Lennon’s newborn pictures, and she came back for the mom & me mini sessions. Lennon seems to be always in a good mood, and it makes me smile just to be with her!

kalamazoo fall family mini photo sessions

This family braved cool early morning temperatures, but it was worth it for the beautiful light and colors in the field that morning. Eli was part of his mom’s maternity pictures, and his smile and adorable expressions make him a joy to photograph-

portage fall family mini photo sessions

Another early morning fall family mini photo session (and another guy I first met as a newborn)- love the light we had!

galesburg fall family mini photo session

I met this family for Anna’s newborn photos and then again for Emilia’s. It was such fun to see how the girls have grown. They are both such delightful and sweet girls-

family with two girls at fall mini photo sessionScarlett & Sebastian are long time clients. I’ve taken  Scarlett’s pictures since she was a baby  and continued right on with Sebastian’s newborn pictures. As you can see, they’re not babies any more- they’re looking so grown up!

portage fall family mini photo sessionsCan’t find a blog post for Uli & Gunnar’s pictures, but they’ve really grown up too. Can’t get over Uli’s amazing hair! And Gunnar is Mr. GQ, complete with an outfit change-

vicksburg family fall mini session

I remember clearly how wide-eyed Max was for his newborn photos, and he’s still full of energy! Sam is quieter and more contemplative, and loves snuggling with his parents-


Adorable Julia kept us on her toes- she just wanted to run! I’m not sure I even saw her eyes during her newborn session, so I remembered her as a very quiet little girl. Love seeing all that personality now!

st joseph family fall mini photo sessionAnd one more little guy I met for newborn pictures. Kamden’s not walking yet, but loved experiencing the outdoors at Asylum Preserve

kalamazoo fall family mini photo session


That’s just a few of the wonderful families who were part of this year’s fall family mini photo sessions. Watch for them to be back in the fall of 2019.

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