Family photos are very valuable. Time passes quickly and it is nice to look back at the time that was. It is important to preserve your memories.
Family photo shoot, we do outside, typical on the beach, in a park, a favorite place you have, where you live, or we find a suitable place on the island.
Many hotels have very nice gardens and is very well suited to take family pictures. Normally the hotels at Gran Canaria are only permitting doing photo shoots at their area only if you stay there.
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Here are some examples of family photos that I have taken:
Posted by Mette Brandt on November 29, 2017 in Family | 0 comments
I have a lot of families I photograph around the island every year. I get a lot of emails with requests of photographing big families. Many families comes to Gran Canaria from all over Europe to celebrate an anniversary of their parents, who maybe celebrate 60, 70 or a marriage anniversary. Typical for these photo sessions, are that we take the group photo of the hole family, which maybe counts up to 20 people. Then we also takes a lot of individual photos of each family and each family members. So with these kinds of photo session, many...
Posted by Mette Brandt on October 23, 2017 in Family | 0 comments
This photo session with this Norwegian family was very fun and a extremely nice experience for us. The family has lived and worked at Gran Canaria for some years, and the children have been students at the Norwegian school in Arguineguin. It was now time for packing up their belongings and going back to Norway. But first they wanted a photographer to capture some memories for them before they left. So one day Torstein called me and asked if it was possible to do a family photo session up in the mountains of Gran Canaria. He told me that...
Posted by Mette Brandt on April 26, 2017 in Family | 0 comments
Besides wedding photography, I also do a lot of family photography too. This family is from Holland and stayed in wonderful Hotel Riu Palace Meloneras, where we were allowed to take the photos of them, in addition to the beach. Grandmother and grandfather celebrated their 50th anniversary and together with their children and grandchildren, they celebrated the event at Gran Canaria. And what a wonderful opportunity to take some family photos. Do you want a family photo shoot while on holiday at Gran Canaria? Please contact me for information...
Posted by Mette Brandt on June 11, 2016 in Family | 0 comments
I have a lot of family photo sessions during the year. Gran Canaria is one of Europe´s biggest holiday destination. There are small families or big groups who want to have some photos when on holiday at Gran Canaria. I am also one of the promoted photographers from the Gran Canaria Tourist board. Many of the family session I do, is typically a birthday celebration. Maybe mum, grandfather has a big celebration and finally all are gathered here on Gran Canaria. The shoot of Simone, Thomas and Glenn, is one of my favorite this year. It was such...
Posted by Mette Brandt on November 14, 2015 in Family | 0 comments
I had the joy of doing a photo session with Stacey, her son and brother and her parents this autumn. I get a lot of requests for family photography, and there are so many reasons for doing a shoot while spending your vacation on Gran Canaria. We have wonderful nature and beaches, and almost always good weather. So good conditions for a great session. If you are planning a family photo session with me, please book in time, I unfortunately have to say no to many requests, as they come in to late and I am already booked. Beach shooting can also...
Posted by Mette Brandt on April 26, 2015 in Family | 0 comments
We had a rally fun photo shoot with this family from Gjerstad. Gjerstad is not far away from my hometown Risør, so it was very nice to meet someone from back home in Norway and especially Nunne. Nunne is a very eccentric woman in a very positive way, full of energy and you can´t avoid to be very happy and get very exited when she´s around 🙂 She brought her twin daughters, Anita and Gry, with their husbands and children, for their holiday in Maspalomas. We had a great time with them at their hotel near the golf in Maspalomas. It was an...
Posted by Mette Brandt on April 26, 2015 in Couples, Family | 0 comments
This is absolutely one of my favorite photo shoots from Puerto Mogán. Anna contacted me for a shoot while coming to Gran Canaria with her husband, sister and parents, who celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary. This wonderful family is from St. Petersburg in Russia, but Anna and her husband Evgeny lives in Stockholm in Sweden. I did a photo shoot with their friends, Valeria and Evgeny two years ago on their honeymoon til Gran Canaria, and it was so lovely to have their friends with us in Puerto Mogán. I find people from Russia very...
Posted by Mette Brandt on April 26, 2015 in Children, Family | 0 comments
A while ago, I was lucky to have Marte and Odin back for a photo shoot 🙂 For about three years ago, I did a photo shoot in Puerto Mogán with Marthe and Odin, with sweet photos of him Odin and his mom Marthe. And wow, how Odin has grown, into a big boy during these years, and this time he and mom wanted some cool shots to decorate his new bedroom, what a cool...
Posted by Mette Brandt on December 8, 2014 in Couples, Family, Maternity | 0 comments
Earlier this year, I was contacted by Henriette and Bo, a young Danish couple who lives on Gran Canaria. They where expecting their first baby, a little boy and wanted a maternity photo session. We decided to go to Puerto Mogan, this beautiful picturesque village in the south-west of Gran Canaria. I just love this place, it´s so perfect for photography. We spent the afternoon with Henriette an Bo and I really enjoyed the time, they are such a nice people, not possible to not like and love 🙂 The 21th of March, Christian was born, and a week...
Posted by Mette Brandt on January 18, 2014 in Family | 0 comments
This happy and smiling family are coming from Kristiansand in south in Norway. Kristiansand is not so far away from the city I lived in while I lived in Norway, just 1,5 hour to drive. We really had a fun time with this family during the family photo shoot, with lots of positive energy, laughing and fun moments. We started in the park just beside my studio, and then we went to Amadores beach. It is fantastic to be a photographer and have all this beautiful surroundings nearby. We was so lucky with the sunset during this shoot, it was so...