Shooting outdoors has an inherent risk of poor weather, I always keep an eye on the weather forecasts in the lead up to the shoot and leave it fairly late if we should cancel or continue. All week I have been hoping for a dry spell for a family photo shoot that was scheduled for Saturday afternoon at Centenary Lakes.
Sun-showers and a little bit of rain don’t phase me and it is often the case that when the sun comes back out there is magic in the air, everything is cleansed, the sun is shining - perfect. Not so much this week, everything has been soaked to the core and unfortunately I had no other option than to postpone the session.
Today I realised that I probably should not let the weather get the best of me, we all love to shoot when the sun is shining and the weather is perfect, but being an outdoor family photographer I am at the mercy of the weather. Now being stuck in the rain is not everyone’s cup of tea, but maybe I should ask the question and try something more adventurous with my families.
My resident model was as keen as mustard to get dirty and wet! A typical 4 year old boy, always ready and willing to splash in some puddles. So in a park not too far from home, we ventured out in the inclement weather in search of muddy puddles.
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