Getting Ready for the Beach

I have a very good customer, Kristi, who lives close by and she has 5 children.  Kristi has been shopping around for someone to take photos of her children at a reasonable cost.  She did not want a studio setting but shots taken in nature.  She called and asked if I would be willing to help her.  I quickly responded. . .that I have the camera, but no talent for capturing the candid moment.  I agreed to help her try to get some photos of the children.

Next came the question of where to take the photos and how to dress the kids.  I suggested we try the beach around sunset.  Just going to the beach makes the kids excited and they are more likely to give us a chance to get some animated shots. 

Last year my sister and her family had gone to the beach all dressed in white and took a bunch of photos.  She put them together to make a collage and it really looked nice.  So I told Kristi about this and suggested we try white outfits for her children.

She had white for some of them and only needed a few things.  David needed a sunsuit, or jonjon suit.

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Samantha, the oldest had a white shirt but she needed a skirt. I love this pattern it is so neat looking and yet comfortable.
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I had enough fabric left over to make the same skirt for my youngest granddaughter.
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Now we are all set with outfits and weather permitting we are heading to the beach next week for the first try at photos.  Hope we get some good pictures!

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