Why you should love your photographer...

On your wedding day you will be spending about 85-90% of your entire day with your photographer by your side. They will be guiding you through every step of the day! You want someone there you trust, who is organized, and who you can have fun with!

When you love your photographer and get along with them really well you can let your guard down around them. You can crack silly jokes and laugh and have fun! In doing so, you end up with not only amazing and genuine photos, but you'll have an even better experience!

When you've taken the time to get to know the person photographing you, they will know and understand your specific needs and wants. They will know the best way to capture you and bring out your best smiles, laughs, and natural emotions. Plus who doesn't love making new friends?!

The Carlson Family rainy day session in downtown Salem

February 4, 2021

A little rain never hurt, even during a session! And being that we live in Oregon we tend to get a bit of rain here so when it threatens our sessions, we often just adapt and go with it! There is this big, wide bridge that crosses over one side of Riverfront Park. It has just just enough space underneath for a super cute rainy day family session!

How We Met

The beautiful Kelly in the green top with the new baby reached out to me on Facebook and wanted to schedule a family session with her parents, siblings and their little families. She and I are also from the same small town of Silverton, about 20 minutes from Salem. I was super excited to meet them and for their session.

The Rainy Day Family Session

Getting everyone’s schedules to coordinate on the same day and time can be tricky so when it pours, rescheduling isn’t always an easy option. I was so grateful for their flexibility in moving locations to what felt like the only dry place in Salem. This family was so fun and they were amazing troopers enduring through the chilly wind and rain. Of course we also had to bust out the clear umbrellas I always keep in my trunk for such occasions! The littles where so cute with their contagious smiles and mom and dad were adorable together and with their grandkids. We had a blast playing in the rain! I hope they will cherish these for years to come and remember back on the fun time we all had together.

Love all the cuteness? You’ll love this adorable couple’s session with these two high school sweethearts! Korina and Cody at Bush Park! https://joniloraine.me/2020/09/03/korina-cody/

  1. […] Love extended family sessions? Check out the Carlson family on this rainy day in Salem! https://joniloraine.me/2021/02/04/the-carlson-family-in-downtown-salem […]


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