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The Ogburn {Family Session}

Moving to Colorado was truly a two week decision of “let’s-do it!” While Josh and I had talked about moving to CO since we first got married it truly took a leap of faith and a nudge in the bum to get us going. haha.
Before we moved I called up my cousin, Steve who lives here and asked if we could crash in his families basement until we got jobs and got started. We were thinking a month at most. Being the overly generous family they are they let us move in.

Well, one month turned into 6. During that time we all got to know each other super well. This family is super easy going and the kidos are adorable. Some of the most well behaved kids around, in my opinion. 😉

Fast-forward to this year, Sue my cousin-in-law (Steve’s wife) graduated from school, all while running a home and working full time. As  “you’re awesome” congrats-gift I gave them a family session.

This month we finally got out to take those photos and it was a blast. I have to be honest, I truly struggle with family sessions. Not because they aren’t fun by any means but because it is SO hard to capture that many personalities and relationships in such a short time. With weddings its so much easier because I get so much more time getting to know couples and them individually, but with families it is just so different.

But, photographing these guys was so easy because I’d lived with them for 6 months. While, that was more than a year ago now it totally helped. I adore their relationships together and am so blessed to be the one to capture these memories for them. 🙂

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I had Steve & Sue in this pose where they were a part and then asked Steve to twirl Sue in, this is what ensued. You can tell their relationship work so well because Steve loves making his bride laugh. 😉Denver photographer shares photos from a denver family photography session at the lakewood heritage center at sunset

Give kids a reason to run, and it’ll be great. 😉Denver photographer shares photos from a denver family photography session at the lakewood heritage center at sunset

Love love this one!!Denver photographer shares photos from a denver family photography session at the lakewood heritage center at sunset

While I was taking photos of Steve and Sue I turned to look at the kids, and there was this stunning light. Mm, God loves showing his Glory, indeed.Denver photographer shares photos from a denver family photography session at the lakewood heritage center at sunset this post is a preview of the whole session Denver photographer shares photos from a denver family photography session at the lakewood heritage center at sunset

When Steve was throwing his daughter, Lindsay, she told me that she used to be scared of dad doing that, but now she’s big and likes it. hahaDenver photographer shares photos from a denver family photography session at the lakewood heritage center at sunset Denver photographer shares photos from a denver family photography session at the lakewood heritage center at sunset Denver photographer shares photos from a denver family photography session at the lakewood heritage center at sunset Denver photographer shares photos from a denver family photography session at the lakewood heritage center at sunset Denver photographer shares photos from a denver family photography session at the lakewood heritage center at sunset Denver photographer shares photos from a denver family photography session at the lakewood heritage center at sunset

Lindsay telling me about the little puppy she wants.Denver photographer shares photos from a denver family photography session at the lakewood heritage center at sunset Denver photographer shares photos from a denver family photography session at the lakewood heritage center at sunset Denver photographer shares photos from a denver family photography session at the lakewood heritage center at sunset Denver photographer shares photos from a denver family photography session at the lakewood heritage center at sunset Denver photographer shares photos from a denver family photography session at the lakewood heritage center at sunset

Oh goodness, I love this one as well! Denver photographer shares photos from a denver family photography session at the lakewood heritage center at sunset

Mom and dad kissing…ew. 😉Denver photographer shares photos from a denver family photography session at the lakewood heritage center at sunset Denver photographer shares photos from a denver family photography session at the lakewood heritage center at sunset Denver photographer shares photos from a denver family photography session at the lakewood heritage center at sunset

Here’s to updating those living room portraits, Sue. 😉 So thankful for you guys!

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