The Sevinsky Family | South Tampa Family Photographer

It's so important to take pictures of our children as they grow, and lots of them! Every parent knows childhood goes by in the blink of an eye. It's bittersweet watching them grow and change before your eyes, and seeing their personalities emerge and develop and evolve over the years. When you have those sweet little quirks captured in print, it tugs at your heart strings and brings you right back to those moments when you're walking down your hallway decked with frames or flipping through your photo albums later in life.

"Frogs, snails and puppy-dog tails. That's what little boys are made of."

The Sevinsky family came to me recently for some updated pictures of their boys. Max and Owen were the sweetest brothers and sure did love their mama Amanda. Max was a typical boy, fascinated by bubbles, grass, and sticks. His mom was a little worried about him sitting still for photos as he is such a busy body, but him and his brother Owen both did a wonderful job posing for the camera and being all around silly and playful which made for great shots.

Amanda got in for some portraits as well, and the three of them were just picture perfect. She later told me she loved their cute and quirky expressions just as much as their smiling, posed pictures and I couldn't agree more! When our children really emerge and show their personalities through photos, it's almost tangible looking back on later. You can't help but reminisce on "that time when.." And how adorable it was "when they used to..".. Because before long they grow up, those times slip quickly away, and all we're left with are the memories. The sweet, sweet memories captured forever in photos and frozen in time.

As a South Tampa Family Photographer, the best part of my day is meeting sweet families just like this one! How cute are these two little guys?!

Becca Ellis