Elaine Vang - Prescott, AZ , Jan 23, 2010; 01:35 a.m.
2 continuous hot lights with a 2, 3 and 7 yr old running around would spell disaster for me.
besides trying to get them to stay in one place in front of the lights....well good luck with that!
If you have a fast lens say at least a 2.8 I would say go for a natural light session.
This is how I shoot, which may not be your style, but that is what you need to determine.
I started out hauling my lights around (HUGE HAssle) until I discovered the beauty and ease of
Put them all on their couch, their bed, their floor. Just get some natural poses of them being a family.
You can still do the wraps with the mom and put her by the window or on her bed.
Check out my maternity on my site. If you have any questions feel free to email me.
Note that all of my sessions are done with Natural light ONLY.