From a beautiful friend {Melbourne | Family Photography}

Late last year I received a call from a friend of this family. She wanted to buy them a gift voucher for a family photo shoot because their mother – Vicky – had been fighting cancer for the last 7 years. What a wonderfully special gift to buy for a family. Fast Forward to this last weekend and we finally got around to doing the shoot after Vicky’s latest bout of radiation therapy.

To say this family is beautiful is an understatement. When I say beautiful, I don’t mean physical beauty (though they are certainly a gorgeous bunch!), I mean beauty on the inside. You walk into their bohemian inspired house and just feel warmth, love for one another, closeness. You feel family. You feel welcomed. By the end of the session we were hugging, kissing each other goodbye and it felt like we’d been friends for years. I really wish Vicky all the best and hope that she can win this battle once and for all. Sending you all my love, hugs, kisses and healthy vibes. You are wonderful.

On a side note, this was the first time for me photographing teenagers and I loved it! How cool is it to ask a kid to pose and they do – ha! Don’t get me wrong, I ADORE my toddlers, but this was just a different, more laidback type of session that I could get used to – so if you have teens you want photographed, please call me 😉

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9 Responses to From a beautiful friend {Melbourne | Family Photography}

  1. Kara Layfield August 23, 2011 at 4:07 pm #

    Very nice indeed!! That last is a show stopper!

  2. Amber August 24, 2011 at 4:26 pm #

    Oh, love that last shot!! SO beautiful!

  3. Kel Ward August 24, 2011 at 4:38 pm #

    What a beautiful thing you’ve done for this family. They are indeed gorgeous!! Their inner beauty shows in their eyes, which you’ve captured wonderfully!

  4. Rachel Aberle August 24, 2011 at 6:06 pm #

    All so gorgeous. Love her eyes in the last one.

  5. Karen August 25, 2011 at 12:20 am #

    These are just lovely!! Beautiful work!

  6. Claire Hunter August 26, 2011 at 12:03 pm #

    Beautiful session!

  7. Leah Jent August 26, 2011 at 8:50 pm #

    Beautiful images, Liat! What a gorgeous family.

  8. Krissy Allori August 26, 2011 at 8:51 pm #

    What a beautiful family. Really gorgeous!

  9. sylvia borgo August 30, 2011 at 8:59 pm #

    it is so important to document families – their connection, their personalities. You have done this so beautifully!

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