Moving Out: West End Family Photos

Tarra and I had been talking about family photos since Rhett was born in October. It wasn’t until Tarra and Seth sold their house and were prepping for moving that we realized that time was growing short for us to do a lifestyle session in Rhett’s first home.

Richmond photographer

Family photography

Little boy photos

We chose the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend, the last weekend in their house, to get photos amongst the boxes and bubble wrap. The weather was uncooperative, and we were stuck indoors, but we made the most of our shoot and they enjoyed the break from packing. We played in the master bedroom, making faces in the mirror and lounging on the bed, before reading a book and playing in Rhett’s room.

Lifestyle photography

Baby photography

Father & Son pictures

Mother and son nursery pictures

baby pictures

family photos

Tarra and I talked on Tuesday, and were both rather bummed we didn’t get any photos outside. We decided to meet again, when the sun was shining and the stress of moving was gone.

Richmond baby pictures

West End pictures

Baby pics

Glen Allen family photos

We met Wednesday evening after work and got our much desired outside photos, and then went inside and played on the floor in the empty house. Being nearly eight months old, Rhett didn’t need a lot of entertaining or toys, but provided lots of entertainment for us as he blew raspberries and cackled with joy as Mama tickled him.

Happy baby pictures

Richmond family photos

Fun family photos

Moving Day photos

Moving Day photos

I’m so glad we decided to get together and get pictures in Rhett’s first home! I really enjoy sessions like these, where families can be themselves and be comfortable together, and we can capture important milestones and firsts, like moving out of the first house you bought in Richmond, where you raised your first baby for the first seven months of his life.

Lifestyle photography

Thank you, Seth and Tarra, for inviting me into your home (twice!) even during a super stressful time like moving.

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Jessica Garrett
Jessica Garrett

Great pictures of one of my favorite families! ❤️

Tarra Thomas
Tarra Thomas

Thank you Jess!! We love you!

Mike Sampsell
Mike Sampsell

Great pics of my nephew, his wife and my great-nephew

Michelle
Michelle

These are so sweet!! I need one for my collection.

Tarra Thomas
Tarra Thomas

Let me know which one!!

Cammie Proctor
Cammie Proctor

Love the family!!! Love the pictures!

Christina M
Christina M

Such cute family photos! Alli, maybe we need to set something up soon.

Darie Lee
Darie Lee

Love the pics!

Karen Unger
Karen Unger

Love all of them. Good job Allison

rusty
rusty

what a great idea: take pics where kids should be the most comfortable!!

Anna Miller
Anna Miller

Comfortable, giggly, uncomplicated pictures… captured this sweet family!!! Beautiful keepsake of moments!

Susan Alford
Susan Alford

These pictures are fantastic. Rhett looks like he is really reading that book. He is so cute and I am not prejudice in the least!

Erin Edwards
Erin Edwards

Love them all! So precious!!

Beth H
Beth H

Beautiful photos and a wonderful family! Also, such a great idea – Rhett’s First Home <3

LISA B.
LISA B.

Beautiful, Allison! I don’t know the folks in these photos but you have captured LOVE.

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