I love a good long photo session with a couple.
I love the way they start to peel back and loosen and open. I love how they start to learn the language of posing, relaxing into the shape of it, until that laugh or smile or snuggle comes from somewhere deeper and warmer and more honest. I love how, after a little time together, they let me witness the truth of their love for each other.
I love a good long photo session. But sometimes you don’t need all that.
Sometimes magic happens quickly.
Sometimes you grab your brother-in-law and sister-in-law on their anniversary and make them stand in front of a marsh at sunset and watch them lean into each other. And it’s warm and sweet and deep and easy. And it only takes a minute…