santa cruz family photographer
Have you ever had a thought about having fun family photos on the beach? But then you thought: “nah”
- beach is too busy,
- beach is too sunny,
- beach is too windy,
- beach is too cold,
- beach is too dirty,
- beach is too sandy (well, I can’t overcome this argument!)
The list can go on and on. All those objectives are very valuable and true. However, let me tell you a secret:
– if done properly beach sessions can be amazing! You can turn all the objectives listed above into something positive that works for you. Not against you.
Wind is not always bad. It can make the images more artsy and romantic.
Wind also means NICE WAVES!
The right angle and a little bit of Photoshop and the crowds on the beach are the last problem you should be worrying about. Leave it to the pro!
Beach is sunny and sandy.
Those things shouldn’t stop you from having the most fun session possible. Normally sessions on the beach are done around sunset. However, I’ve done sessions at 8am with the fog as a background.
and at 11am with the sun raising higher and higher with every passing minute.
With all that being said, beach can be foggy even at 11am. But I can work with that:
Beach can be cold.
That’s why you do the session while the weather is PERFECT for it. It means summer and early Fall.
However, you can always bring sweaters, blankets and be ready to cuddle!
However, if it comes to working with me, be prepare to have a little work out during the session. That will definitely keep you nice and warm.
If you’ve had beach session with the right photographer, you know what I’m talking about it.
If you haven’t had the chance to experience fun family photos on the beach with a pro photographer, I can assure you, YOU ARE MISSING OUT on a wonderful experience that can result in magical memories. Period.
I’m always excited when I get a family interested in a beach session.
Because I don’t really have a portfolio that would include only beach sessions, and I’m often asked about it, I decided to write this post and include images from some of my past family sessions done on the beaches from San Francisco to Watsonville. And each year I’m broadening the portfolio into more and more beaches and I’m always open to any suggestion of great locations. So if you have any, I’m all ears.
If you’re interested in family photos on the beach, look no further.
In case if you’d like to consider some of the places I’m familiar with, let me list you all the beaches I’ve had family sessions on:
- Baker Beach,
- Moss Beach,
- Poplar Beach,
- Natural Bridges,
- Palm Beach (first session this upcoming Saturday. I’m soooo excited about it!!!)
If you’d like me to photograph your #magicalmemories on the beach let me know!!!
Even better, sign up for the membership to Ewa Samples Photography, so you won’t have to miss on any photo opportunities through the entire year!