Meet the Torwalt family. Mom, dad, and three beautiful girls… oh, and three beautiful cats! Seriously though, what more could I ask for? When I was contacted by the Torwalts for a Family Session, I did what I usually do and asked for the names and ages of everyone involved (for, you know, legal reasons). So I got mom’s name and age, dad’s name and age, the girls’ names and ages… and the names and ages of their three cats. That’s when I knew we were a perfect match.
It was a perfect day, and we were planning to go to Fish Creek Park for some additional photos… until I realized the beauty of their own backyard! As a final event before we finished up, I suggested that we fire up their backyard fire pit to roast some marshmallows. (Pink marshmallows, at that!!) and this was my absolute favorite part of the session. Here’s what Mr. Torwalt writes…
“We contacted Anna on-line and she quickly responded with an appointment for us to see a sample of what she could offer. Based on her portfolio, things looked very promising for our outdoor family photo shoot. Anna came to our home and spent a couple hours shooting in a number of creative locations both indoors and outdoors with all our family members (cats included). Everyone was really enjoying the session when out of the blue, Anna suggested that we should start a campfire in our backyard fire pit for an impromptu marshmallow roast. This turned out to be a great idea to get some less formal interactions with the camera in a setting we often enjoy throughout the summer. With the assistance of Anna’s photographic skill and the soft glow of the fire, we now have some amazing shots that we will cherish forever. I fully recommend Anna for anyone who wants to get some truly spectacular photos, created by a gifted artist.”
Thank you so much, Torwalt family – it was an honor to capture the memories of your beautiful family!
On a less (or more) serious note, I think I need to put my camera down because the series of portraits with the girls and their cats (second below) are probably the best kid portraits I’ll ever take. I’m sure of it. (You guys must understand how hard it is to photograph cats.)