It’s always a good time to head out to Lone Rock, WI and catch up with my friends Lori and Cody during their annual family portraits. I think we’ve been doing this for 9 years and have only had 1 or 2 years of great weather. This year was light rain and overcast but we didn’t let that stop us. We first took pictures around their little slice of heaven on Bear Vale Farm. This year was extra special because they took me to their new hemp field. What a sight to see…and smell! All of Cody’s hard work is really coming together with this year’s harvest. It’s very exciting to see it all come together.
The Griesbach family was one of my first clients when I started Rachel Manzke Photography way back when they were only a family of four. Their annual family pictures is always a session I look forward to each year. It’s fun to watch these kids grow up. Maverick is now 4 years old and finally coming around to me. As always, Ella and Lincoln were a pleasure to be around.
It’s rare these days that I make it up to Seymour for photoshoots for family photos but when I am in the area I try to squeeze in a couple sessions of for my long time clients. This family has made the trip down to me in Sun Prairie so many times that it was time to return the favor. So much goodness squeezed into a short 30 minute session.
I was up in the Seymour area for a family event and was able to squeeze in a few photoshoots. So glad I was able to see these two. I’ve been photographing them since Kyle was 1. He’s now 5 years old! These two were perfect during their sibling short session.
One of my favorite things to do at sessions is include extended family. For this session we had cousins together as young as 2 months old to 6 years old. We also included grandma and grandpa. They were picture perfect on the farm.
I traveled from Sun Prairie to Watertown to have the perfect setting for Brantley’s first birthday. We celebrated at the end with a smash cake in his grandma’s antique highchair.
The Griesbach family was one of my first clients and I love being able to watch them grow older. These are the three sweetest kids I’ve ever met. I’m glad we got to spend time on their grandparents farm in Seymour.