Sand Creek Family Portraits

Creative – Different – Unique – FUN – Bad Ass

“They are willing to go beyond the norm and take some amazing, unique and fun pictures. They are very creative and respectful of what the bride and groom want and they are very passionate and talented!!!”

-Luke & Brooke


Andrew Samplawski, owner and lead photographer of Andrew Samplawski Photography has been a professional photographer for the last 5 years, creating the style and essence of wedding photography in the Eau Claire and surround areas.

Seniors Portrait

Why choose Andrew Samplawski Photography for your senior portraits? Andrew Samplawski Photography is committed to giving you the most creative, individual senior portrait experience possible.

Family and Children

Whether your family is finally together for a special occasion, your kids are going off to college or they are just entering preschool, Andrew Samplawski Photography offers family photography. Eau Claire Family photography studio, Andrew Samplawski Photography, guarantees to provide a beautiful, timeless family portrait that you will be proud to have in your home.

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Sand Creek Family Portraits

Do you consider your family and friends important and want to make sure you capture memories of you and them together in Sand Creek, WI? Keeping those family memories around is so important that many people choose to do a yearly photo shoot. Samplawski Photography understands the value of a family and works to create lasting photographs that showcase the uniqueness of your family. Continue reading to learn how to choose clothing, colors and more for your photo session.

Preparing for Family Pictures in Sand Creek

Preparing for a family photo session sounds daunting, especially if there are young children involved. The idea of preparing the entire family for a photography appointment feels daunting. I realize that sounds like a very daunting task. Continue reading to find out the best tips to remain calm and enjoy your photo session. Don’t worry, though! We’ve been doing this for a while, and we have some advice.

Avoid Stress This is one of the best things you can do to ensure that your photos turn out beautifully. That sounds really basic, doesn’t it? Instead, grab a delicious, refreshing cocktail to help you relax and better enjoy the photo session. Why is that the case? If you are all stressed out, 100% of the time it will show in your photographs. Nobody is ever perfect when it comes to doing anything like getting pictures taken, but you at least want people to not be irritated or sad. Get a beer and try to relax a little.

2. Try wearing colors that coordinate. Disclaimer: that doesn’t mean your outfits all have to match. Color coordination is simply ensuring the colors compliment each other. If someone’s wearing a striped shirt then another person should get solids on. Coordinating your colors will really go a long way towards taking fantastic family photos.

3. Prepare a list of different combinations of positions. A shot list is very important if you are having a large group of people photographed together. Having multiple positions figured out before hand helps ensure things run smoothly. That way, you don’t have to figure out where and how everyone should stand in between each shot.

Sand Creek Family Photos

Picking out your photographer isn’t that hard. There are two major factors that you need to consider before you decide on the photographer that you want to take family photos for you in Sand Creek. First of all, make sure that you love their photos. If you do not like the style of photos that the first photographer you interview shows you, find someone else. You want someone whose photography style matches your own personality. Finally, make sure that you feel comfortable with your photographer. You want to feel at ease when the photos are being taken. Furthermore, you want someone who will listen to you when you make special pose requests. A photographer who can’t be patient and handle your family’s needs is a photographer who’s sure to make your family photographs look terrible.

“Andrew Samplawski Photography was AMAZING! Andy & Alberto made our wedding truly an event to remember!”

Bryan & Alicia

“Andy has a fun-loving, energetic personality and made our day absolutely wonderful. He is the perfect combination of professional and fun! He is quite simply, the best!”

Garett & Allison
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