For us, being Family Trip Photographers means a lot of things. Tuscany offers thousands of different holiday experiences, and the accommodations are various too. Therefore, each one of our clients has their own needs. Some of them have little babies, or toddlers, some have a teenager son and don’t know what to expect from a family photo session. Will they enjoy it as much as I wish? Will they be bored?
The importance of planning
To organize a photo shoot like this first and foremost we start asking some questions: where are you gonna stay? How many people will take part in your session? Some of this information already helps us to create an idea of what’s gonna happen. For instance, if you’re a family of 15 and you’re staying in Florence, it’s gonna be hard to take photos all together right in the city center. On the other hand, most of our clients generally rent a whole Villa, especially when they’re traveling with other families. This way, they can share the expenses and have a large garden where it’s easier to take photos without the hassle of the crowds.
In this case, Jenni and her family were staying at Casa Moricciani, a cozy place in the little hamlet of Castelmuzio. In fact, this tiny town is still untouched by the tourist hordes. Thus, we could easily shoot either inside the villa and the property and then stroll those little streets. The only people we had met were some of the 200 locals, and the largest cars around were an old Fiat Panda and a small Ape Piaggio.
In the final part of the session, Jenni asked us to take some more photos with her husband and their children. Hence, we took a short drive to Vitaleta Chapel, which was less than 8 miles away. That was the perfect backdrop in the most typical Tuscan countryside.
Here’s a selection of our favorites from their Family Reunion photo session. If you wanna know more about this kind of service, feel free to drop us a line below. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!