Naperville Family Photographer, Hinsdale Photographer | Extended Family

Extended family photographs – always a treasure and a challenge at the same time. LOL  They are a challenge because with so many people, it is impossible to get little ones all smiling and happy and looking at the camera at the same time. The editing involved in large family pictures is significant with all of the head swapping and editing I do in order to create a picture of everyone looking good at the same time.  LOL  On this day, the family was all in town for the 4th of July.  We had all four generations, which is marvelous and so important to capture to be able to remember.  With five little great-grandchildren under four years of age, someone was always needing to be soothed or wrangled.  It didn’t help that it was incredibly buggy.  None of us thought to bring bug spray, and we really should have, because we were being feasted upon – to the point that we cut the session a bit short.

But besides the mosquitoes, it was a gorgeous day for pictures, not terribly hot.  They were such a handsome family, and I seriously kept getting confused that the grandparents weren’t siblings with their adult kids (seriously, they look like they could be)!

We’ll start off with the entire family.  And I love the colors they chose for their outfits – perfectly coordinated without being “matchy”.

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Then we had all of the great grandchildren with the grandparents and great-grandparents.

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Then we have all the adult children, their parents, and grandparents.  Such a good looking group!

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Then we did some breakouts of each individual family.  This gorgeous pair will be adding to the great grandchildren later in the year!  Congratulations!

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And we can’t forget grandma and grandpa with all of their grand kids.

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Then one last extended family session of all the generations.

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If you would like to schedule an extended family portrait session with Firefly Nights Photography, please contact us.  Besides family pictures, we also provide maternity, newborn, children, high school seniors, and commercial work.  We invite you to browse through our Galleries for more of our work and look forward to working with you and your own family!

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