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The location doesn’t ALWAYS matter ~ San Antonio, Texas photographer

When I first started as a photographer more than ten years ago, I stressed about locations.  I spent so much time trying to find the prettiest place for my photo sessions.  And when I did, I thought the location would make the picture!  I thought that I had to place my subjects in the right place just to make the image perfect!   I would chase the background!

Today, I chase the light!  Don’t get me wrong, I still look for the best locations but I choose it based on the way the light falls on those I am photographing.  I look for that golden light coming through the trees, the flicker of light that makes the image so magical and creates sparkle in the eyes I see through my camera lens.

I returned to this place this past fall to photograph this amazing family and this time I chose to follow the light.  The background was beautiful but it wasn’t the focus of the session.  Instead the focus was on the subjects (mom, dad and kids) and I used the light to make sure that I captured what I wanted.  And this is what I got…

San Antonio, Texas Family and Child Photographer

Jessica Idalia Photography provides classic and timeless photography for the every day family. Specializing in child and family photography throughout the San Antonio area including Alamo Heights, Helotes, Bulverde, Spring Branch, New Braunfels, and other surrounding areas.