I really cannot express enough how much I love shooting families with toddlers and young children. Which is strange, as anyone who knows me will attest to the fact that whilst I love my children dearly, I do not enjoy the toddler era all that much.
But what young children provide in my sessions is that element of chaos, of surprise, of zero structure, that you just can't replicate. And very often my best work is done when the children are driving their parents crazy by not listening, or not doing what they're told. What the parents don't know though is that I secretly don't want them to do what I tell them...I just want to see where it leads. Because the unpredictable nature of toddlers is what gets me shots like the ones below, which happen to be some of my favourite family shots to date.