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101 Days of Summer – Candid New York Family Photographer

Summer is a big deal in our house. Well, I guess it is in most houses really. But, seriously, we pack as much fun as we can into those few months as we humanly can. And, this year was no different.

Candid New York Family Photographer

However, I did start a project the Saturday before Memorial Day documenting the 101 Days of Summer. (Fairly certain there’s a movie about that somewhere, but I digress).

Nyack, CitiField, Old English Sheepdog

I think the thing I loved most about this particular project (other than the finite time of it) was that I got to pay attention to all the little things. Summer is as much about the dirty feet and sweaty hair and staying up late as it is about the family vacations or trips to the ball park or going to the beach.

Nyack, macro photography, black and white flowers, grasshopper closeup

It’s the little day-to-day stuff that I love most that is really summer to me. And, there’s always one particular thing that seems to perfectly encapsulate each summer for me. Last year, it was all the time we spent playing with friends. The summer before, it was learning to swim. This summer? It was the kids’ first time in the deep end…without floaties. It’s a little thing…but, it’s also BIG.

Hook Mountain, Nyack, Hudson Valley, Stony Point Battlefield, American Museum of Natural History

boy dressed up as zombie, girl dressed as hula dancer, girl pouting, black and white child photography

So, as we reflect on another season come and gone, and look forward to the crispness of fall, I offer you 101 days of Summer…may they bring you warm and happy thoughts until we’re ready for it again next year!

twins, twins swimming, brother and sister, kids swimming

Modern & Candid New York Family Photographer

Gina specializes in modern and fun family imagery. By focusing on the relationships of parents and their children, she is able to go beyond the standard pose and capture the true emotion of her clients’ relationships. Visit the Session Info page for more details.

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