Even if it's going over a waterfall.
Sometimes the best of plans get side-tracked. Take, as an example, my scheduled engagement session with Ashton and Travis at Cumberland Falls in Kentucky. The plan was to have their infant son and his half-brother at home with a sitter.
But that did not happen. Sitter could not make it. Mom had to scramble. Kids had to come. And babies get fussy.
Let's just turn it into a family shoot. Because family is what matters and real life happens.
In the end, we had fun, we got great images, and we tired out the kids so I am sure it was a quiet ride home.
Besides, Ashton knows she has a good man when she can see this father's interaction with his kids.
Never sweat stuff like this. As a wife and mother, I would rather have memories like these than nothing at all.
BTW, I learned at our shoot that Cumberland Falls was the scene for Ashton and Travis' first date. I encourage couples to pick a setting with meaning to them. Here, it looks like their lives have come around full circle and I look forward to photographing their wedding in the beautiful setting of Hot Springs, NC this fall.
Go with the flow - you never know where it will bring you!