I love doing sessions in Mons because the backdrop is so pretty and the variety is so great so when we scheduled this little guys birthday shoot it was my first choice. When I was driving into the city though, 4-5 times a crossing guard stopped me so bikes could ride through… and a exhibition filled with bike ramps took over the Grand Place (town square) so a city that is normally empty on Sunday mornings proved quite a challenge for us on this family shoot.
With plenty of distracting bikers at every location, and some options completely blocked off, we worked trekked through the city in the heat and we even got a few smiles from this tough cookie. It’s so hard to believe he’s turning two already but the numbers don’t lie… 2 it is!
Happy Birthday, little lion!
Tomorrow, my family and I are leaving for Athens, Greece! I’m so very excited to take some much needed time off and chill with J and my husband and of course to see Athens! With our move coming up we’re trying to see as much as we possibly can and Greece has been a must-see for me since I was a kid. This duty station has, hands down, has been a whirlwind of adventure and I’m so sad our adventures in Europe are coming to an end but I’m so thankful we’ve gotten to see things that some people only dream about.
That said, we’ll be a little slower the next few days but I promise to keep the updates coming when I can!
See more of my little man here: Baby Model, King, Mess Maker, Splish Splash, Lifestyle – J & Co. Sensory Play!
I love taking families to the local parc in Jemappes because it’s a hidden (almost literally) gem in the local area. The entrance is hidden behind a Jupiler sign which leads everyone to believe it’s the entrance to a bar or restaurant–and it is!–but it’s also the entrance to a gorgeous parc! I’ve found out that Sundays are serious fishing days so I’ll have to find a new Sunday location to avoid all the red tape (literally) on our favorite locations.
This family, however, had an amazing time together at the parc despite the red tape and closed off bridge and pavillion! I felt more like a fly buzzing around their life rather than a photographer this time because this family just PLAYED! They were so wonderful together, I had a great time and got some gorgeous photos!
Last weekend, I got to work with a family new to Belgium and we had a fantastic time exploring the parc! As soon as dad put little N down he wanted to go, go, go! There is always so much to explore at the parc for little ones and N wanted to see it all! We had a great time exploring with this family and chasing N around! We even snagged a few portraits of him not escaping!