They’re deep in the frame stage. That point in their lives as parents where it’s one thing after another to surround and support their kids. Practice after school. Homework after practice. Games and tournaments every weekend. Social sessions with friends between. Having the phone on your hip if anything comes up, ready to carpool and cater to whatever their children need.
It’s the point in the lives of parents where they seem to be more busy than ever, raising these kids, taking them too and fro, watching as they grow. But it’s this stage in the framing where the fruits of their labor start to blossom, and their adolescent children start to manifest themselves as responsible young adults.
I say frame stage, because, once you become a parent, you are no longer the picture, you become the frame. And it’s this point in a parent’s life where the frame gets stronger and more ornately designed than ever. Because the pictures they’ve produced become sharper and more lovely than ever.
The Granados make a lovely set of pictures in frames. I met them for a family portrait session at Rancho Capistrano and it wasn’t the location or the light that made this family shine…
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