Through Laughter and Light

Family Stories in Pictures

The Stories We Tell: Capturing the Joy of Family

Welcome to The Photograph Adventure, where we don't just take photos, we capture moments, personalities, and family stories that last a lifetime. Think warm laughter echoing through sun-drenched fields, tiny fingers wrapped around a dad's calloused hand, and tears of joy sparkling like diamonds during a first kiss.

We're a husband-and-wife team – your photo adventure buddies! I'm the guy who'll happily dive into a pile of autumn leaves (and leaves of laughter!) to get the perfect shot, while my wife, Sarah, wrangles even the squirmiest toddlers with her magic touch.

Together, we've been weaving photo magic in the Harrisburg, PA area for over 14 years. Whether it's a fairytale wedding, a messy-but-memorable family reunion, or a joyous event, we're here to document it all with a blend of creative candids, relaxed portraits, and enough enthusiasm to power a rocket ship.

But we're not just about pretty pictures. We're about personalizing your experience every step of the way. From pre-shoot consultations where we crack jokes and get to know your story, to helping you navigate package options and choose the perfect wall art for your home, we're your photo cheerleaders, right by your side.

For Mamas: We know that moms are the masterminds behind the family fun, the glue that holds everything together. So, we cater to your needs, offering both on-location and in-home sessions that fit your busy schedules. Whether it's a park adventure, a cozy in-home session, or anything in between, I'm your storyteller with a lens.

For Dads: You're the resident tickle monster and master builder of pillow forts. We won't forget your goofy grins or the way you light up when your little one throws their arms around you. Let's capture your dad-ness in all its glory.

Together, let's create memories that last a lifetime, filled with genuine smiles, heartwarming moments, and a touch of chaos. So, grab your crew, put on your happy faces, and let's get ready for some photo fun! We'll help you feel comfortable and confident in front of the camera, ensuring you capture those genuine smiles and playful moments with your kids.

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What Do We Offer?

Capturing Cherished Moments: Photos that Tell Your Story
We believe that every family has a unique story to tell. From the first giggles of a newborn to the playful adventures of toddlers, and the heartwarming connections between parents and their children, we specialize in freezing these precious moments in time. Our mission? To create awesome photos that moms will cherish forever.

The Art of Authenticity
We know that moms want more than just picture-perfect smiles. We'll capture a few guided posed shots, but we know you also crave authenticity—the real, unscripted moments that define their family bonds. We have a knack for capturing those candid laughs, gentle hugs, and stolen glances. Whether it’s a cozy family picnic, a park sunset, or a playful pillow fight at home, we’re there to document it all.

A Seamless Experience
Getting your family photos taken should be a joyous occasion, not a stressful one. That’s why we’ve designed our process to be as smooth as possible. From the initial consultation to the final product delivery, we prioritize your comfort and convenience. Our friendly team will guide you through every step, ensuring that you feel relaxed and confident during the shoot.

Treasures to Take Home
But our commitment doesn’t end with the click of the camera. We want moms to love their photos long after the session. That’s why we offer a range of high-quality products, from beautifully framed prints to custom-designed albums. Our online gallery experience makes it easy to select your favorites, and as expert consultants we are here to assist you in choosing the perfect keepsakes for your family.

So, if you're ready to hold onto those fleeting moments and create lasting memories, let's chat! We can't wait to hear about your family's adventures and help you capture the magic that makes them so special. We'll answer all your questions, address any anxieties (trust us, we've heard them all!), and help you design a session that's perfect for your family.

Favorite Family Photo Sessions

Messiah Magic: Capturing Family Moments at Yellow Breeches

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Leafing Through Laughter: A Fall Family Adventure

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From Tiny Humans to Big Adventures: Family Snapshots

Embrace the laughter, join the adventure, and discover the magic of moments captured in a single frame

Candid portraits: Immerse yourself in authentic moments, where genuine smiles and laughter shine through.
Silly faces: Unleash your inner child and explore the world of playful expressions and goofy grins.
Family bonding moments: Witness the heartwarming connections and tender moments that blossom through laughter and joy.
Adventure awaits: Embark on a whimsical journey through silly adventures and playful escapades.

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Adventure Awaits: Forget Yearbook Pics, Get Epic High School Senior Portraits

Ditch the cookie-cutter yearbook photo! Your senior year is epic, and your portraits should be too. We offer custom-designed senior sessions that capture you, not just another face in the crowd. From urban adventures to sun-soaked fields, we'll find the perfect backdrop to tell your story. Whether you're a bookworm, a rockstar, or somewhere in between, we'll highlight your passions and personality to create photos that are uniquely you. So ditch the expectations, embrace your individuality, and let's celebrate this epic stage in style!
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Let's Talk Photos! Your Family Session Adventure Begins Here

We make your experience a seamless and fun process.



  • 1
    Connect & Plan
  • 2
    Capture Your Family
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    Photo Ordering

1. Connect & Plan

Your adventure to stunning family photos begins with a friendly phone call. We'll chat over the phone to understand your vision, answer any questions, and ensure we're the perfect fit for capturing your family's unique story. Together, we'll collaborate on the ideal location and style for your session, offering guidance on clothing and planning to create a relaxed, personalized, and enjoyable experience.
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2. Capture Your Family

We'll head to your chosen location, whether we're exploring a scenic park or cozying up in your home. We'll capture a variety of candid and posed shots, engaging with your family through games, prompts, and genuine interaction. Our goal is to capture those natural smiles, playful moments, and unique quirks that make your family truly special. The focus is on fun, laughter, and creating a relaxed environment where everyone feels comfortable to be themselves.

3. Photo Ordering

The excitement continues with your personalized ordering session! We'll present your beautifully edited photos, showcasing the laughter, love, and genuine connections captured during the session. This is your chance to choose the moments you cherish most, whether it's digital packages for sharing online, high-quality prints to adorn your walls, or heirloom albums and wall art to preserve these memories for generations to come. We offer a diverse selection of packages and products to suit your preferences and budget, ensuring you can treasure these precious memories in a way that reflects your unique style.
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Sessions Start at 450

We are a husband and wife team, so that's 2 photographers to capture your family for about an hour or so of family fun. Say cheese (or giggle, or roar...it's all good!) Kids can be a whirlwind of energy and cuteness, and that's exactly what we love to capture! My wife is a whiz at wrangling little ones and coaxing out their genuine smiles and silly expressions. You won't get stiff, posed photos here - just pure, authentic moments of family fun that you'll treasure forever.

We believe your family moments are priceless, which is why we guarantee your satisfaction: capture your memories with confidence, knowing you only pay for what you love.

Unwrapping Your Photo Worries: FAQs

What are your family photo "secrets "?

So, you're curious about our secret sauce for capturing those glowing smiles and genuine giggles in your family photos? Well, prepare to be amazed (or maybe just slightly relieved)! Here's the truth behind the magic:

1. We're a dream team (and we're married!): We bring double the creativity and double the fun to your session. My wife, a whirlwind of energy and a pro at connecting with kids, has a knack for making even the shyest little ones blossom. Think silly games, secret jokes, and an endless supply of bubbles (because seriously, who can resist bubbles?).

2. We believe in the power of play! Forget stiff poses and forced smiles. We create a relaxed and playful environment where your family can just be yourselves. We'll capture those candid moments of joy and connection, the ones that truly tell your story.

3. We're not afraid to get down on their level (literally!). Sometimes, the best perspective is from a child's eye view. We'll crawl, climb, and maybe even make a few silly faces ourselves to capture those unforgettable candid moments.

4. We're all about patience and understanding. We know that kids (and sometimes adults!) can be unpredictable. We'll work with patience and a positive attitude to ensure everyone feels comfortable and has fun.

5. We're both passionate photographers! Not only is my wife a kid-wrangling extraordinaire, but she's also a talented photographer herself. We collaborate on nearly every session, bringing our unique perspectives and skills to the table.

Bonus "secret ": We genuinely love what we do! Capturing the love and laughter of families brings us immense joy, and that passion shines through in our photos.

So, there you have it! No secret formulas, just a passionate team, a playful approach, and a whole lot of fun. We're confident that we can capture the authentic beauty and genuine connections of your family, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

How long does a typical session last?

Our typical family sessions last around 45 minutes to 1 hour (sometimes more), which is the sweet spot for capturing genuine smiles and avoiding meltdowns (both kid and adult varieties!). This timeframe allows us to explore different backdrops, play some fun games to spark candid moments, and grab a few classic posed portraits for good measure. Think of it as a mini-adventure filled with laughter, and who knows, maybe even a surprise wardrobe change or two (because hey, things get real with little ones!). We can even squeeze in visits to a couple of locations if time allows, making your family memories even more diverse. So, relax, have fun, and let's capture the magic of your family together!

Where will the magic happen?

The answer is wherever your heart (and maybe the best light) desires! We're happy to capture your family's story at your favorite park, your cozy backyard oasis, or even the comfort of your own home (think epic couch forts and tickle fights!). We're open to exploring new locations, so if you have a hidden gem of a spot in mind, just let us know! Remember, the most important thing is that you feel relaxed and comfortable, and the environment reflects your unique family dynamic. So, dust off those picnic blankets, grab your favorite frisbee, and let's get creative!

What happens if we need to rescheduled our photos?

Mother Nature can be unpredictable, and hey, who wants to wrangle grumpy toddlers in the rain (unless, of course, you're up for an epic mud puddle splash competition – we won't judge!). If bad weather forces a reschedule, no worries! We can find a new date that works for everyone.

For last-minute illness, we understand life happens. We allow one reschedule with at least 48 hours' notice, but please keep in mind that our calendar fills up fast. To avoid any scheduling hiccups, letting us know as soon as possible is always appreciated. After all, capturing those precious family moments is what matters most!

What will the photos look like?

My style is a mix of candid, photojournalistic moments, capturing the raw emotions and real connections of your family. We'll also weave in some classic, timeless portraits for that special touch. Think of it as a beautiful blend that tells your family's unique story. Relax, have fun, and let your personalities shine! The best photos capture genuine moments and authentic connections, so don't worry about being perfect. I'm here to capture the laughter, the love, and the little moments that make your family truly special.

What should we wear?

Family photos: fun, chaotic, and sometimes stressful, especially when it comes to outfits. But worry not, fashion warriors! Here's the lowdown:

Ditch the matching: Think "coordinated " not "carbon copies. " Choose a calming color palette (think blues, greens, neutrals) everyone can rock.
Nix the busy patterns: They clash and make you look like you're in an optical illusion.
Accessorize wisely: A pop of color with a scarf or hat adds personality without going overboard.
Comfort is key: If you're miserable in your outfit, it'll show.
Bonus: Ditch the sneakers (unless they're your family's signature style!)

Remember, the goal is to capture your authentic family spirit. So relax, have fun, and let your unique style shine through!

What should we bring to the photoshoot?

Packing for your family photoshoot is like planning a mini adventure! While we'll bring some bubbly fun (literally, with bubbles!) and a few toys to spark smiles, feel free to pack some essentials as well. Think cozy blankets for impromptu picnics (and maybe hiding shy little ones!), familiar toys and games to keep everyone entertained, and a few outfit changes for wardrobe versatility (because, let's be honest, snack spills happen!). Speaking of snacks, pack a few snack favorites and some juice or water to keep everyone content. We're all about capturing those playful moments and genuine smiles that capture your family's unique spirit!

Craving even more eye candy from our lens?

Capturing family magic is our jam, and we love sharing those stories with the world. Here's how you can dive deeper into our photo fiesta:

1. Blog Bonanza: Our blog is your treasure trove of real-life family stories! Scroll through recent family sessions, soak in the emotions, and see how we translate unique family time into stunning visuals. You might even find some inspiration for your own session!

2. Social Butterfly: Follow us on Instagram - PhotographAdventure - for a constant dose of photo magic. Get sneak peeks, behind-the-scenes glimpses, and exclusive content you won't find anywhere else. Hit that follow button and get ready for instant happy feels!

3. Reach Out! Still can't find what you're looking for? No worries! Drop us a line through the contact form, and I'll be happy to answer any questions or help you find the perfect photo examples. Consider us your friendly neighborhood family photography guru!

Bonus Tip: Want to see your own love story immortalized in our photos? Check out our packages and let's chat about capturing your session! Together, we'll create memories that will last a lifetime (and beyond).

"You were such a pleasure to work with and I 'm so happy I fell across your name last year!"