The Franchak Family Fall Photos
I had the most amazing time with this family, and I knew I had done some of my best work thus far (only because they made it so EASY)! I laughed with Steve and Valerie as little Shane ran circles around all of us, filled with such energy and pure, unbridled joy. The leaves around Lake Mercer in Springfield, Virginia were beginning to say their fiery, vibrant goodbyes after a long summer, and the warm light of the late October evening added a magical flare to each captured moment.
Although the gorgeous afternoon along the wooded trail was the PERFECT setting, I think what I enjoyed the most was the real, natural, unforced smiles on all three of their faces. These are happy people, a happy family; I think it really shines through in their portraits. I only hope they will be able to look back on these little moments for years to come and remember what a happy time this was. Cheers, and enjoy.