Ever since our oldest daughter was little we have made it a tradition in our family to visit a pumpkin patch in the fall. You don’t need to celebrate Halloween, dress up or go trick-or-treating to enjoy time with your family taking in all the sights and sounds of fall!
Of course to a mom that is a self proclaimed “shutterbug” this is also a fantastic opportunity for memorable photos.
It seems to me that just about every pumpkin patch has a measuring prop. You know the one, a giant measuring tape or ruler posed sweetly with some fall character like a goofy pumpkin, turkey or maybe a ghost. (I think it’s an official pumpkin patch requirement or something)
With our oldest, we returned every year to capture her growth and it has been a great keepsake for her. Since having our second daughter we have continued this! Last year was Charlotte’s first fall. So this is the photo that will begin her journey.
Photographing a 10 month old is not the easiest thing to do. I’m sure this could have been a better photo, this shot actually took almost 10 tries. Thank goodness for digital cameras! If you are just an average mom trying to get some cute keepsake photos here are my humble tips:
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