“You can kiss your family and friends good-bye and put miles between you, but at the same time you carry them with you in your heart, your mind, your stomach, because you do not just live in a world but a world lives in you.” – Frederick Buechner
I have come to experience this quote for real now that we are living so far away from our immediate family. A world does lives within us. A world around which our hearts and minds constantly revolve. A world far too precious!
Laura and Jon’s family session was one of the sessions I had the most fun.
Their two little girls were super friendly and adorable bundles of joy.
Just when I thought I should try out the games I had in mind for their session, these two came up with their own little games. It was absolute fun!
A child’s play is not simply a reproduction of what he has experienced, but a creative reworking of the impressions he has acquired. — Lev Vygotsky
I have come to realise that sometimes life’s best moments and lessons happen when we keep aside our grown up selves and listen and watch the little ones. They often can be quite profound teachers!
As these little ones took charge of the session with their games, I got to capture some very candid moments. The kind of moments which one cannot fabricate. Authentic and pure moments. Moments that defined them as individuals and as one family!
Laura and Jon waited for this particular day to have the photo session because Jon’s parents were visiting them from across the miles.
The presence of the grandparents made the family unit complete and whole!
The grand-daughters were evidently their delight, pride and sunshine!
This session was my first family session with grandparents. Each of them meant a world to the other in the family. The contentment and satisfaction that comes from photographing this flawless love is something that transcends words!