I had a tremendous time taking portrait photos of this beautiful family on the beach in Redondo Beach, CA. We used a very big light to try to cut down on the 2:00pm light (that was the only time of day we could get onto the beach). The light did a great job overpowering the sun and we were left with a beautiful color.
One thing that I enjoyed in particular about this shoot was the genuine love and openness of the family. In many cases, the expressions of character and emotion are a not easily brought into the camera, but this was remarkably easy. Here are a couple of the images (used of course with consent):