As documentary photography means no posing or directing the family, it can be quite a challenge to capture the entire family at once. But, it is a welcome challenge that always brings about family portraits that are unique to the family.

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As the documentary approach to family photography is growing within the photographer community, we’ve noticed that it might be hard to understand how it differs from regular “photo sessions”. So we thought we’d show you through a What really happens series.

When thinking about family documentary photo sessions, the length of the session might seem scary. Four hours? Six hours? A FULL DAY? But the kids need to sleep!

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You know how a smell, taste or song can suddenly take you back to a memory? That is the goal of documentary photography – to let you time travel back to a moment in time.

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Documentary pictures of the first few weeks with a brand new baby help you remember those days that went past in a often sleep-deprived haze. You work hard to take care of a new little one – and the pictures will show your kiddos how loved they were right from the start.

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It is a welcome challenge for documentary family photographers to make pictures that include all the family members. They usually are quite unique and special to the family – and always better than anything we could have directed.

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Pets are just as important as everyone else to include in family photos.
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Here at Documentary Family Photographers we want to celebrate any way you feed your baby. Holding your little one, gazing into their eyes and being in the moment is what truly matters.
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My grandmother, or farmor as we say in Swedish, avoided the camera whenever she could. When a camera was picked up she’d sneak off to the kitchen, suddenly unable to ignore the demanding call of the dirty dishes. In a pinch she’d duck behind whoever stood closest to her when there was a threat of a photo being taken.

Needless to say, we don’t really have a lot of pictures of her, let alone pictures of her with me and my sister.

Continue reading Grandparents in pictures matter by Jenna Christina

As the documentary approach to family photography is growing within the photographer community, we’ve noticed that it might be hard to understand how it differs from regular “photo sessions”. There is no better way than to show you!

Continue reading What goes down at bedtime, stays down…?

As the documentary approach to family photography is growing within the photographer community, we’ve noticed that it might be hard to understand how it differs from regular “photo sessions”. There is no better way than to show you!

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