When I do family portrait session, I spend up to four hours with the family. This allows time for changing location, outfit change and account for some time to get used to the camera, especially for the little ones.
Once in a while though, things do not go as plan on the family side and the family ends up with very little time to spend at their photo session. It happened to one family in Teddington last Fall. They opted for a shorter session instead or rescheduling their session and we headed straight to Bushy Park, near Hampton Court. I absolutely love the pictures we captured on this day. Their little girl was absolutely adorable! The difference with a normal photo session is that there has been no wardrobe change and the surroundings, while gorgeous on that sunny day, remain similar throughout.
Whilst very happy with the result, I find it a little sad that I could not provide a different style of shots for them. It was their choice and they were also very happy with the result but I still advise family to give a bit more time to their session, especially that it doesn't cost an extra penny!