After the pandemic, many families were looking to book a fall extended family session. Since we were all apart so long during the pandemic, I think this is the best way to celebrate families and to really preserve these fleeting moments in time. Five families booked their fall extended family session this year and I […]

Fall Extended Family Session in Collinsville, CT with Sharon Leger Photography

During the hot summer months, sunset field sessions are my absolute favorite. Because of the time of year, sunset tends to be closer to 8:30pm in New England. That means that sessions often need to start later than some children’s bedtimes. While that can be disruptive to a family’s schedule, it often is worth it […]

Little girl in field at field sunset session

For families with young children, sunset sessions in the summer can be a challenge. I work closely with parents to find a time that works best for their schedules and with the light. I will explain all of the options when you book your session, and we will make it work! This sweet family of […]

Sunset family field session in Simsbury, CT || Sharon Leger Photography

I absolutely love working with toddlers. They have a mind of their own, have deep set opinions and those little toothy grins are almost more than I can handle. From my years of experience, I have found there is a unique way of preparing a toddler for your family session. Here are some tips and […]

Brother and sister hugging in a field

Probably the most common reason I hear people skip family portrait sessions is because they are afraid their children will have a meltdown or not cooperate for the session. As a mom, I totally get that! Here are my best tips and tricks on how to handle a meltdown during your family session. How to […]

Holiday family session at Christmas Tree Farm

In working with hundreds of different clients over the years, I have found that everyone reacts differently to the idea of family portraits. One thing that I can say for sure is it is so important for your partner to be on-board with the idea of family portraits for everyone to have fun. Here are […]

Fall is going to be arriving soon in Connecticut and it’s time to start planning what to wear for fall family photos. Use these tips to help create a cohesive look for your family pictures. And remember, once you book your fall family session, you’ll receive an even more in-depth seasonal prep guide. As always, […]

Woohoo! We just ROCKED your family session and everyone had a blast. Back in the car, everyone is gushing about how silly the games were and how Dad has the stinkiest feet, no doubt. Everyone is going to sleep well tonight and you have earned that glass of red, mama! But, wait! Do you know […]

We worked together to plan the outfits, chose a date, find the perfect location. Now the day of your session is here! Here are a few of my favorite pieces of advice for parents at a family session: Advice for Parents At a Family Session: Let Me Take the Reins Let’s be honest, photo shoots […]

Parents in field at sunset

The biggest difference between a professional photographer and a stranger in the park with a camera is their ability to capture your family’s unique personalities. One of the biggest skills required to achieve this is getting kids to smile naturally. Here are some tips and tricks for getting those natural smiles without having to “say […]

I have had the pleasure of working with this family three times in the past three years. Mom knew that she wanted to book a spring family photoshoot. Both of her kids’ birthdays fall in April (and her husband’s!), so it was important to document this time. Preparing for their Family Photoshoot After Mom booked […]

Young family in front of their house

Spring is in the air and it’s time to start planning what to wear for spring family photos.

Young family in front of their house

Find out how you can save money, be held accountable and actually get your family portraits done early this year by booking now!

CT family pictures in Litchfield, Connecticut

After all, you’re not just investing in pictures, you’re investing in an experience.

Sunset family field session in Simsbury, CT || Sharon Leger Photography

With the busy spring season quickly approaching, many clients question whether they want one of the mini sessions offered throughout the year or a standard session. There are definite benefits to both types of sessions. It’s certainly important to think about your desired end result, your family and your budget. Your Family and Mini Sessions […]

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