In Home Family Photos

The Power of In Home Family Photos: Photographing Families in their Element

June 6, 2023

In Home Family Photos

Hi there, I’m MB, your family and newborn photographer based out of Spokane, WA. Today, I’m shedding light on the exciting, unpredictable, and oh-so-real world of In Home Family Photos. Trust me, even if you’re on the fence with family photos in general, this might be exactly the session you’re looking for.

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Ditch the Formality: The Unstaged Appeal of In Home Family Photos

In Home Family Photos are a beautiful paradox. They’re informal yet impactful, casual yet captivating. It’s about embracing real life – toys strewn around, dogs adding a touch of delightful disorder, and children being their wonderful, untamed selves.  We’re not staging a picture-perfect scene, but capturing the heart and soul of your family in its natural habitat.

What makes this so special? For starters, your home isn’t just a backdrop, it’s a character. The worn-out couch where you all pile up for movie nights, the kitchen table that’s seen a thousand messy breakfasts, the dog’s favorite spot by the window – they all narrate your family’s unique story.

And the real magic? The candidness of it all. Those genuine smiles, shared jokes, and belly laughs that happen spontaneously. But more important than the laughs can be the quiet moments, contemplative glances, and stillness that only occurs when people are the most at home.

Not only does this allow for a relaxed, enjoyable photo session, it also results in images that are raw, real, and radiant with life.

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The Life Documentary: Your House is the perfect backdrop

Now, I can hear some of you asking, “But MaryBeth, our home isn’t exactly a Pinterest dream. Can it still work?” Absolutely! With In Home Family Photos, we’re not looking to create a glossy magazine feature or an immaculate movie set. Instead, we’re interested in the authenticity, the shared moments, the love that permeates your living space.

In home family photography is NOT about an illusion of perfection, it’s about celebrating the glorious, beautiful chaos that makes up your everyday life.

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Including your family pets can be the best part of In Home Family Photos

One of the greatest perks of In Home Family Photos is their inclusivity. All family members, regardless of species, are not just welcome – they’re wanted. From barking dogs to chirpy parakeets or even that pet iguana, their individuality and character bring a unique dynamism to your photos. Just as your pets are integral to your life, they become essential elements of your family portraits.

And remember, in my world, there’s no such thing as too much pet hair!

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From Newborn Moments to Lifelong Memories

But there’s more to In Home Family Photos than just a single session. It’s about documenting life’s biggest adventures, from welcoming a newborn into your home to watching your kids grow and change. From the joy of documenting newborn moments at home to capturing the love and laughter of the entire family, it’s an ongoing relationship that I’m proud to be a part of.

With over 8 years of experience, I’m not just your photographer for today, but for all the chapters of your life. Whether it’s the new moments of bring a baby home or a living room dance party with the entire family, I’m there to capture it all.

Curious to see what an In Home Family Photo session can do for you? I invite you to explore more on my family photography page. Your family, your home, your life – let’s capture it all, just the way it is.

And yes, let’s make sure the dog gets a starring role. Because dogs are basically my jam.

Real life. Real connections. Real families. And a lot of unscripted fun. That’s the essence of In Home Family Photography.

Life’s biggest adventures in modern photos co-crafted with you. Spokane Photographer | Serving the Pacific Northwest

Life’s biggest adventures in modern photos co-crafted with you. Spokane Photographer | Serving the Pacific Northwest

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