Choosing the Ideal Location for Family Session

Do you have an ideal location for your next family photoshoot?

Family photos are timeless and if you are looking to update your family portraits or take some for the first time, you might be wondering about what location to use for them.

Here are some things to consider before choosing a location:

A family photoshoot is where you get to smile, laugh and be yourselves. If some of your family members are shy then you might not want to choose a very public spot.

What makes your family unique? Choose a location that fits in with who you are as a family. Do you enjoy spending time on the beach or on a couch reading books? Your location should speak to your personalities.

Take each member of your family into consideration. What are their ages and needs? If you have two toddlers that might need to use a bathroom at any time, then a remote spot is probably not the best idea.

Family Photoshoot Ideal Location

Below are some ideas of where you could arrange your photo session.

At Home
Sometimes the best shots can be taken right at home. Setup your living room or bedroom for a classic look and feel.
–> I highly recommend in-home lifestyle session in Hong Kong; especially, during hot and humid summer time.

Choosing the ideal location for family pictures - at home

In the City
For a more modern feel to your photos you could get out in the city and take a few photos next to an interesting building or in a funky alley way.
–> I highly recommend this session before you move away from Hong Kong.  Hong Kong Old City shoot is popular session.

ideal location for family session - Hong Kong old city alley

In Nature
If you’re looking for a calm, natural setting then choose an outdoor location. Parks and forests make for beautiful backdrops.
–> Hong Kong has many beautiful locations. I am willing to travel outside Discovery Bay and Tung Chung. I love to hike up for beautiful backdrops!

Choosing the ideal location for family photos - beach Choosing the Ideal location for family photos - park ideal location for family session - hidden natural rock pool ideal location for family session - park with pond ideal location for family session - park with green and good natural light

In Studio
If you’re looking for a more private setting where you can use props and backdrops, then a studio setting might be more for you. Studio photos will also give you the option to take more posed, structured photos.
–> Currently, I do not own my own studio in Discovery Bay, Hong Kong. However, I can rent a studio space if you wish to have a studio photography. Please contact me for more info.

Hope these ideas help you to find your ideal location for your next family session. If you have any questions, please feel free to message me.
Mai xo

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