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Family Reunion 2014!

July 14, 2014

“In every conceivable manner, family is link to our past, bridge to our future” – Alex Hadley

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I don’t advertise this, but I DO photograph events!  I met Beth a few years ago when she was starting up her flower business, and so when it came close to their family reunion she asked if I would be able to come take candids and a large group image.

And while it was a bit hot, everyone there was SO thankful it wasn’t raining [side note: I talk about the weather a LOT when it comes to photography.  When you are an on-location photographer, you become just a bit obsessed with the weather forecast].

It was so fun to hang out with your family and photograph some sweet moments for you guys!  Looking forward to photographing you again in the future!

~Maike

ps: starting off with the matriarch of the family!

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24 Comments leave one →
  1. July 14, 2014 7:25 pm

    This is what happy, memorable family reunions are made of. Smiles that lights up our world!

  2. July 15, 2014 9:17 am

    I LOVE this idea! What treasured images these are for this family!! Wonderful!

  3. July 15, 2014 9:31 am

    These are great! I love that you got a whole group together! Those candids though are so great!

  4. July 15, 2014 11:07 am

    Everyone should have images taken of their family reunions! What a great idea. :D

  5. July 15, 2014 11:08 am

    What a fun event to photograph!!! So many wonderful candids!!

  6. Rachel permalink
    July 15, 2014 11:30 am

    I love this. Having this time all documented is such a beautiful idea! These are awesome – the one of the little hands with the cherry and the drip on the dress – perfect. All of their memories have been captured so well!

  7. Tammy permalink
    July 15, 2014 2:37 pm

    Awe I love these! It reminds me of how much fun I had at family reunions when I was young. I’m obsessed with all of your candids!

  8. Abbey permalink
    July 15, 2014 2:57 pm

    Aw so great to have a professional to capture all of these great photos so that all the moms there could put down their cameras and relax! These are great captures!

  9. July 15, 2014 6:43 pm

    Looks like so much fun!! What a beautiful day for a reunion! Beautiful job capturing this event!!

  10. Laurie permalink
    July 15, 2014 6:55 pm

    Love how wonderfully you captured this family day! So perfect, laid back, + real! This event makes me happy, great job!

  11. July 15, 2014 9:48 pm

    so wonderful. loving all the sweet moments you captured. makes you feel like you were right there with them.

  12. Caitlynn permalink
    July 16, 2014 2:54 pm

    Beth, what a fantastic idea! I would love to images like this when our family gets together. Maike, you really captured the day well. All those details and happy moments! Love it.

  13. Jen Saner permalink
    July 16, 2014 10:15 pm

    Sweet, sweet memories you captured here! Great work!!

  14. July 17, 2014 3:00 pm

    So wonderful to have this day captured! Love!! They just make you happy!

  15. July 18, 2014 4:30 am

    Beautiful photos! love all the moments you captured during the day. The photo of all the grandkids with grandma will be one that those kids will cherish for years to come. Great job on these!

  16. July 18, 2014 5:11 pm

    I love it when families value photos like these! Looks like everyone had a wonderful time! Great work!

  17. July 18, 2014 6:11 pm

    Amazing creative angles and composition in these, Maike! I would never have thought to hire a photographer for a family reunion, but it’s a perfect idea and you nailed it!

  18. July 18, 2014 9:05 pm

    These are so fun! Such great memories! Love all the different angles and candid moments you’ve captured!

  19. July 19, 2014 3:25 am

    These photos will be cherished for generations to come!

  20. Vanessa permalink
    July 19, 2014 10:00 pm

    The thing I like best about hiring out this type of session is that everyone involved gets to relax and focus on being present in the moment and not worried about trying to take a bunch of pictures. You did a fantastic job for them!

  21. July 21, 2014 12:13 am

    Super sweet! I bet they LOVE having these memories!!!

  22. July 21, 2014 2:54 pm

    This looks like so much fun! I think it is a great idea to hire someone to get photos for a reunion like this, I’m totally doing that next time! LOVE the one of grandma with all her grandbabies, too!

  23. July 21, 2014 7:04 pm

    What a cool way to have this documented!! That last one is priceless!

  24. July 23, 2014 10:02 pm

    That’s really happy! Glad you could document this for the family.

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