Tag: lifestyle family

Grown up Family Photos on the Beach!

I loved meeting this lovely family! I got a call recently, because these sweet grown-up sisters wants to create some special photos for their parent’s anniversary. What a sweet idea, and I loved getting to help them dream up what their parents would love. Originally, we were going to meet up at sunrise, and they […]

Birthday Photoshoot: Happy 30th!

You know what I love? When strong, empowered women celebrate themselves, for any reason! It’s so easy to forget to high five ourselves and give ourselves a shout out for any little or big thing. Girls, please remember how great you are outside of being a daughter, a mom, a friend, a wife, an employee, a […]

Cheerleader Senior Portraits

This stunning high school graduate asked me to take some photos of her in her cheer uniform, and I couldn’t have been more excited! Right after this session, she was going to be turning in her uniform, for the very last time. So, she wanted special portraits to commemorate the four years and many milestones […]

Plainview Family Photos at Syosset Park

I remember being in the exact same season of life as this family is right now! I had a three year old daughter, and I was pregnant with baby number two. I was filled with the same anticipation and nervousness that come with welcoming that second baby. This session brought back all those happy memories, […]

Lifestyle Family Session in Brooklyn

No matter how old your children are, family photos still matter. These incredibly gorgeous kids are grown up, but mom still makes sure to book their yearly family portraits. How special it will be in the years to come, when they are able to look back on every piece of their family’s story. I also […]

Long Island Fall Family Photos

The “golden light” is every photographer’s dream. It’s when the sun hits just right, creating warmth and natural light and illuminating the subjects. We did this session in Autumn, which was perfection. The sun was coming through the orange, yellow, and red of the trees, and it brought everything together. Add in one super cool […]

Manhattan Family Photos at Madison Square Park

They don’t really come much cuter than this beautiful family! We had this family session at Madison Square Park, and I loved the atmosphere that the park brought to the shoot. The natural beauty, pops of color, and class perfectly matched this family, and I loved capturing their joy in their session. I loved everyone’s […]

Family Photos at the LIU Post Arboretum

Capturing a family session has many aspects. I always want to allow each member to shine, and also want to collectively capture the family unit and the way they are bonded together. This sweet family was wonderful to work with, and had plenty of smiles to go around. They chose some really great outfits for […]

Ten Tips for Parents of Small Children

Taking family photos isn’t for the faint of heart. I meet many parents of young children in my line of work, and almost all of them will tell you how much work it is to have a seamless family session! Especially for you moms, there are outfits to iron and prepare, and snacks to tote […]

Best of 2018- Leslie Renee Photography

Every new year, I always take time to reflect. It is always worthwhile to look back at my work from the previous year, how the year went for the business aspect of things, which in the future we might consider using zapier hellosign to sign contracts with clients, and the wonderful people I have met […]