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I had almost forgotten how much fun it is to shoot kids at play. Kids playing with their parents is even more fun to shoot.

 

It’s so emotionally rewarding, to capture that level of love and caring is one of the great gifts of photography.

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  1. Maike

    August 5, 2012 at 9:38 am

    what a beautiful moment!

  2. Petra

    August 5, 2012 at 9:41 am

    Wow! What a great job! The images are so touching! Makes me think of my own childhood. Thanks for sharing them.

  3. White Perla

    August 5, 2012 at 9:43 am

    Oh what a cute picture:)
    Lovee…
    X

    Whiteperla
    http://www.whiteperla.blogspot.com

  4. It's the Drinks // N

    August 5, 2012 at 9:43 am

    Wow, these are some amazing shots! Great job :)!

    /N

  5. Becky Bedbug

    August 5, 2012 at 9:47 am

    What a beautiful image!

    Becky
    http://www.beckybedbug.com

  6. ellen

    August 5, 2012 at 9:54 am

    oh, I love these photos. Love love love!

  7. Serdane

    August 5, 2012 at 9:56 am

    Love the picture. So peaceful.

    http://www.younglington.wordpress.com

  8. An Maliq

    August 5, 2012 at 10:03 am

    Cool capture!

  9. Carla

    August 5, 2012 at 10:09 am

  10. Gon

    August 5, 2012 at 10:11 am

  11. ttea

    August 5, 2012 at 10:18 am

    This is such a beautiful photo, a beautiful moment captured. Because it’s in black and white, the feeling of the photo is so nostalgic. This is something that that little girl will go back to when she’s older and everything from her childhood will come rushing back to her.

    http://fashionananthropologicalpointofview.blogspot.ca/

  12. Sonia

    August 5, 2012 at 10:20 am

    Does anybody know who is this man?

  13. Andria R.

    August 5, 2012 at 10:21 am

    Beautiful. I love to see fathers play with their daughters. It’s a beautiful sight.

  14. Sevan

    August 5, 2012 at 10:29 am

    I can feel the love between father and daughter through these beautiful (b/w !) photos.
    It makes me want to be in this little girl’s spirit.

  15. vasilieva

    August 5, 2012 at 10:34 am

    loving how true and happy these pictures are. beautiful

    http://www.vasilievablog.com/
    x

  16. Lauren@Styleseer

    August 5, 2012 at 10:41 am

    I couldn’t agree more. There’s a wonderful, unique joy in kids at play.

    http://styleseer.blogspot.com

  17. RENCONREA.COM

    August 5, 2012 at 10:52 am

    Love will rule the world !

    hélène.

  18. Johnny

    August 5, 2012 at 10:58 am

    Can it get any cuter than this?

  19. Afrobrownies

    August 5, 2012 at 10:59 am

    Worth a thousand words.

    Photo number 3 is especially precious.

  20. Duse Pasteller

    August 5, 2012 at 11:03 am

    SO nice!:)

  21. Roberta

    August 5, 2012 at 11:16 am

    Que Amorr!! Love it!!
    Saludos Scott :)

  22. GIAA

    August 5, 2012 at 11:19 am

    beautiful moment!

  23. Camille Reddress

    August 5, 2012 at 11:21 am

    Beautiful contrast on these black and white photos, you are so incredible at shooting natural light. I look the texture of that wet braid! You have captured so lovely moments.

  24. Eva

    August 5, 2012 at 11:25 am

  25. anja

    August 5, 2012 at 11:34 am

    beautiful….

  26. Lili Gabbiano

    August 5, 2012 at 11:44 am

    love that they are black and white…it gives an extra strenght…

  27. amy

    August 5, 2012 at 11:55 am

    absolutely gorgeous.

  28. haidee

    August 5, 2012 at 12:01 pm

    I LOVE THE ENERGY OF THE PHOTOGRAPH BEAUTIFUL

    http://haideeandco.blogspot.com/

  29. Michelle Lee

    August 5, 2012 at 12:09 pm

  30. Allegra K.

    August 5, 2012 at 12:11 pm

    This post caught my eye because my name is Allegra too, and I very rarely meet another. :) beautiful girl, beautiful pictures of a family.

  31. Simbarashe

    August 5, 2012 at 12:21 pm

    Wonderful photos !
    http://lordashbury.com

  32. stéphanie

    August 5, 2012 at 12:23 pm

    So beautiful! These images moved me. Thank you.

  33. Semy

    August 5, 2012 at 12:46 pm

    These are heartwarming photos. There is nothing like a father daughter dynamic. Precious.

  34. Laura

    August 5, 2012 at 12:52 pm

    Nice picture featuring a great moment!

    http://www.laurablogmode.com

  35. Votre Amie

    August 5, 2012 at 1:15 pm

    Incredibly sweet and warm. Those are precious moments in life, beautifully captured
    x
    http://www.iloveublank.blogspot.com

  36. Desiree

    August 5, 2012 at 1:19 pm

    That’s a cute picture!

    http://thosefuzzyfeelings.blogspot.sg/

  37. Style Linguist

    August 5, 2012 at 1:39 pm

    Heartwarming at first. Heartmelting at end. stylelanguage.wordpress.com

  38. Alison

    August 5, 2012 at 1:43 pm

    So sweet! I love the moments that you’ve captured. These will be amazing memories for them :)

    http://www.stylingmylife.com

  39. irene

    August 5, 2012 at 3:16 pm

    this pic is amazing

    http://www.ontomywardrobe.com

  40. Susie

    August 5, 2012 at 3:35 pm

    Such a fun, beautiful moment – love these.

    Sea and Swank

  41. roula

    August 5, 2012 at 4:01 pm

  42. Maria (from Cambridge)

    August 5, 2012 at 4:02 pm

    Beautiful! I’ve been thinking a lot about my dad. I just talked to him the other day about a dream he had. and I just wrote about him in the “What was I thinking?” contest, and also one of the vintage photos you showed (and the story that went with it) was so deeply touching that THESE set of photos would have had me in tears except I was just all smiles…how do you do it? Capture the sweetness, the energy, the mutual wisdom of father and daughter? At a time when we are so afraid to capture any sort of “relationship” on camera, it is so wonderful to see these images. Thanks again and again and again.

  43. Lookbooktime

    August 5, 2012 at 4:16 pm

    Love the picture, the water, it’s life

  44. Monsieur Marcel

    August 5, 2012 at 4:17 pm

    The perspective of these photos is fascinating, like you were walking on water. Scott, your powers are bordering on the supernatural…amazing what love can inspire.

  45. mamajulesbrussels

    August 5, 2012 at 5:14 pm

  46. Mari

    August 5, 2012 at 6:04 pm

    I am always quietly checking your wonderful photos, but this time I have to comment to agree with you. I personally find photographing children the most challenging type of portrait photography. When one is able to master it, one also masters shooting portraits.

  47. Alessandra

    August 5, 2012 at 9:53 pm

    Cute moment!!!

  48. Pig BigSize

    August 5, 2012 at 10:13 pm

    Really impressed and fantastic.

  49. Andrea Maria

    August 5, 2012 at 11:08 pm

    I would give anything to still have a chance to have a photography like this with my dad! How lucky are you to be the one to capture this amazing moment. CONGRATS!

    Xo,
    Andrea
    http://dearmilano.com/

  50. Blaise

    August 6, 2012 at 12:31 am

    Beautiful.

  51. The Casual

    August 6, 2012 at 1:14 am

    Beautiful sequence!

    LOVED IT

    xxx
    http://thecasual-blog.blogspot.com

  52. HK

    August 6, 2012 at 2:33 am

    Nothing quite like a father’s unconditional love… these photos remind me of growing up with my pops, a man who puts his daughters above all else.

  53. Colsie Conradie

    August 6, 2012 at 5:49 am

    Love these – stunning~

  54. Stills

    August 6, 2012 at 6:41 am

    Beautiful photos! Love those perfect little moments!

    http://www.stills.rs

  55. Heidi

    August 6, 2012 at 7:15 am

    Beautiful pictures of a father and daughter, thank you.

  56. Diva In Me

    August 6, 2012 at 7:56 am

    Looking at this picture just made me smile =)

  57. This is Belgium

    August 6, 2012 at 8:32 am

    for me this is what photography is all about !

  58. antique engagement rings

    August 6, 2012 at 8:44 am

    A great vintage photo!

  59. aud olsen

    August 6, 2012 at 9:18 am

    How this suite of photos changes the overall impression of that man and what he’s wearing, how he wears it. And serves as a reminder that the the blog is about people, often in tension with what they wear, and even more with fashion at large. The finest work here is that which makes the subject stand out from the dress, the dress not so much expressing the person as allowing the person to stand out as someone inside, besides and above his or her clothes, and the reader to see this. The upper hand of the child, man and woman over designer, brand, style.

  60. milo

    August 6, 2012 at 12:13 pm

    You are absolutely right, nobody could tell this better, i always think the same about this kind of picture

  61. Maroula

    August 6, 2012 at 2:28 pm

    These images are so touching! I love those moments

  62. Lily KG

    August 7, 2012 at 6:07 am

    I just love the one with the little girl sitting on the edge. It captures such an innocent and pure moment

  63. Maicol

    August 8, 2012 at 3:40 pm

    DELICIUS AND COOL . . . . . .

  64. Laur

    August 9, 2012 at 2:34 am

    A bit of Copola’s Somewhere, or…? :)

  65. Camille

    August 9, 2012 at 4:27 am

    Wow what a beautiful set of pictures. You really captured the moment! I love the reflections of the water in black and white.

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