portraits of the Onofrio family : mason city, ia family photographer

Back over Labor Day weekend I shot a couple sessions in northern Iowa, and this was one of them!
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The daughter in this family, Jenn, is a sweet friend of mine and had contacted me last year
about doing family photos as a gift for her parent's 25th anniversary.
But trying to coordinate all our schedules didn't work out and so they never happened in 2013.
When there was the possibility I would be back up in Mason City at the end of August,
I contacted Jenn and this shoot finally happened!

Every so often I get to photograph families with older children like this,
and it is always nice as I'm so used to little kids running away from me, ha!! :)
Enjoy my favorites of the fun Onofrio family, and get excited for a beautiful senior session
I am sharing on the blog here tomorrow!
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at the end I did a couple shots of Jenn and her beautiful horse...reminded me of this session
I did awhile back.
Now I'm itching to shoot with horses more, so fun!
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and because every family session needs some solid outtakes.. :)
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I'll end with their version of American Gothic..pretty good, right?!
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happy Wednesday!!

H. Elise
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  1. Love these frames, Hannah! The lighting is neat and your ideas are as well! I like the shots where you are down lower. Some of my faves. are walking down the lane!! And that last photo! #loveit

  2. These are great portrait shots, Hannah! I hope that someday you can take my family pictures too. :) We'll see how things work out. Take care!

  3. This is so amazing!!! I always love seeing your photo's that you take, you are so talented!! What camera do you use?

    1. thanks Riarna!! I shoot with a Canon 5d mark ii and was using a 50 mm 1.4 for these.

  4. These locations are awesome and I love how the colors pop off the backgrounds. :)

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