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Family Portrait Photography in Banff

A romp in the flowers at Johnson Lake, Banff. Family Portrait Photography in Banff.

Family portrait photography in Banff National Park.

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I met Bill and his family for their family portrait session at Johnson Lake in Banff, AB.  They were visiting the national park from Hudson, Ohio and were excited to be in the Canadian Rockies for a multi-generational family get together. With their adult children, their wives, husbands and 5 grandchildren it was a gathering of family to make a heart triple in size with pride and love.  I hope to be so lucky one day!  

 

Family Portrait Photography Banff, by Banff photographer, Shirleen Burnett

 Family Portrait at Johnson Lake, Banff, AB.  A multi-generational family to be proud of!

 

Bill had the genius to hire me to capture this precious day in pictures so, armed with bubbles, bribes and much coaxing from all the parents, we were able to wrangle the 5 grandchildren and get them to cooperate with the success of a seasoned cowboy cat herder.  The chaos alone makes for a great adventure!

Family Photography in Banff, Johnson Lake, Banff National Park

A walk through the forest with kids is always a magical experience.

 

Forest fires in B.C. have been a problem in the area since early July and the smoke from the fires has covered our beautiful mountains in a cloud of haze, impeding the otherwise fabulous vistas. On the bright side, the diffusion of light from the smoke and haze makes for great portrait lighting and a somewhat surreal sunset-like glow, like in a Maxfield Parrish painting.  

Family Portrait Photography in Banff, Johnson Lake, Johnson Lake, Banff National Park

The B.C. forest fires have cast an ethereal glow over the mountains in the Banff National Park.

 

In any case, we did not let the smoke stop us all from having a good time— romping in fields of flowers, playing hide & seek in the forest, and admiring the serenity of Johnson Lake first thing in the morning. It was a day to remember.

Bill, I hope these pictures captured the joy of your vacation together and a little something of the unique personalities of your wonderful family.

It was a delight to spend the morning with you in the beautiful, albeit, smoky,  Rocky Mountains.

Warmly,

Shirleen Burnett 

Family Portrait Photography in Banff, Johnson Lake, Johnson Lake, Ba

Peaceful Johnson Lake early in the morning. 

Family Portrait Photography in Banff, Johnson Lake,Banff photographers, Burnett Photography

Loving cousins in wildflowers at Johnson Lake, Banff.

Family Portrait Photography in Banff, Johnson Lake,Banff photographer, Burnett Photography

Family Portrait Photography in Banff, Johnson Lake,Banff photographers, Burnett Photography

Grandma will have her kisses!

Family Portrait Photography in Banff, Johnson Lake, Johnson Lake, Banff National Park

Family Portrait at Johnson Lake, Banff

 

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