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Furry Friends and Little Ones: How a Patient Dothan Photographer Can Make Your Family Photoshoot Memorable

As a mother of two young children and a proud owner of three furry friends, I know how important it is to capture beautiful family moments. Family photoshoots are a great way to document memories that will last a lifetime. However, finding the right photographer who can capture these moments can be a challenge. That’s why I highly recommend searching for a patient Dothan photographer who has a special talent for working with families with kids and pets.

The Importance of Finding the Right Photographer

When it comes to family photoshoots, the right photographer can make all the difference. A good photographer doesn’t just take pictures, they capture emotions and moments that tell a story. They have the ability to make you feel comfortable and at ease, which can result in natural and authentic photos.

It’s important to find a photographer who understands your vision and is willing to work with your unique family situation. This is especially important when it comes to including furry friends in your family photoshoot. Not all photographers are comfortable working with pets, but I’m a Dothan photographer who welcomes them with open arms.

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Benefits of a Patient Dothan Photographer

A patient Dothan photographer understands the challenges of working with young children and pets. They know that family photoshoots can be stressful, but they have a special talent for making the process fun and enjoyable. Personally, I always come prepared with various prompts, games, and poses to make the session flow easily.

Their patience allows them to capture the perfect moment, even if it takes a little longer than expected. They are also skilled at working with pets, which can be a challenge for some photographers. A patient Dothan photographer understands that pets are an important part of the family and should be included in the photoshoot. When planning your session I’ll suggest a couple of locations to choose from- each location I suggest is tailored to your family whether it’s pet friendly, somewhere fun for toddlers, or somewhere stroller friendly for babies!

Preparing for Your Family Photoshoot

Preparing for your family photoshoot is important to ensure a successful and enjoyable experience. Choose outfits that complement each other but aren’t too matchy-matchy. Avoid busy patterns or logos that can be distracting in the photos.

Make sure everyone is well-rested and has had a good meal before the photoshoot. Bring snacks and water to keep everyone energized and hydrated. Feel free to bring your toddler’s favorite toy or special blanket. It’s also important to communicate with your photographer about any specific shots or poses you want to include. You’ll want to prepare your pet if you’re bringing him or her too. Make sure they are well-rested, have been fed, and have gone potty. Bring treats and toys to keep them entertained and happy. It’s also a good idea to bring a leash and a handler to keep them under control during the photoshoot.

Testimonials from Satisfied Clients

“I have had a few photo sessions with Kathryn, and she makes it a comfortable and inviting environment every time!! She helps with posing and has an eye for incredible shots. She is patient and encouraging with my 7yo son and it really shows in the amazing photos we’ve gotten!” – Laryssa O.

“Kathryn was so easy to work with. She was accommodating and very patient with our fussy little one. She took her time. The session did not feel rushed. She was also easily accessible for questions. Love most of all, her ability to capture the everyday day moments of motherhood in such a natural way. Highly recommend her” – Melissa P.

“We had a blast in short amount of time and she understood my stress of being a mom of 4 children and wanting perfection.” -CJ

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Services Offered by this Dothan Photographer

While I specialize in wedding and lifestyle family photography in the Dothan area, I’m also a big fan of beach photos. If you’re looking for someone in the Destin area, reach out and I’ll be happy to chat details with you. I also offer senior photography.

Conclusion and Final Thoughts

Capturing family moments is important, and finding the right photographer can make all the difference. You want to find a photographer who is skilled at working with kids and pets, and can capture beautiful and authentic moments that will last a lifetime. Don’t hesitate to book your family photoshoot today and create memories that will be cherished for years to come. After your session, when you’re ready to order prints, I offer professional printing through your gallery link. If you’d like to print photos on your own, my favorites include Smallwoods for large wall photos or mpix for photo books and smaller prints.

Contact me now to schedule your family photoshoot with a patient Dothan photographer!

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