The Lavin Family // Mattapoisett, Massachusetts

There’s something really special about growing with families as a photographer. I get to see them when they’re brand new; baby fuzz, tiny fingers and toes, and smelling like fresh baby powder and lotion, all the way until they’re telling me about school and showing me their new baby sister or brother. I have been so lucky to watch the Lavin family grow since meeting them in 2011. This last session was especially special, because it was the first time their newest addition, Rory!

We went down to a local beach (that was suuuuuper pretty) for some fun in the sand! Not only did we get a lot of cute shots all together, the second half of our time was candids of everyone having a great time! Emily is the oldest and loved showing me all the seashells she found along the water’s edge. My favorite part was when the whole family helped write “Lavin” in the sand with the shells they collected. Both Graeme and Finn were a big help bringing buckets of sea water up to the hole they were digging. Needless to say, it was a very fun and productive afternoon!

Closer to the end of the session, the tide was just right for us to cross over onto a sandbar for some last shots during golden hour. They are such a beautiful family and I loved photographing them as a family of six for the first time. I can’t wait for all the sessions we will have in the future!

Thanks again for such a wonderful time, Lavin Family!

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Allison Hopkins is a Cleveland, Columbus, and Pittsburgh wedding photographer 

focused on unscripted, artfully crafted, and real moments.


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