Benefits of High Park Family Session by Toronto Photographer

March 19, 2020

If you’re anything like me, I wouldn’t mind if it was summer all year round!

This beautiful family wanted a fun, relaxed outdoor session at High Park showcasing their love and connection and that’s what we captured for them at this moment. We played, we cuddled and explored the beautiful green paths in High Park and their toddler was so cute and playful.

What is the best time to have a High Park family session in Toronto? 

Is it summer? Fall? 

While summer is full of blooms and sunshine, fall has its own charm. And in truth, a High Park family photo session can turn out great photos in any season. 

If you have never had a professional High Park family session before, there are multiple reasons you should schedule one. Besides the charm of a particular season, a High Park family session allows you to capture your beautiful family surrounded by nature’s best. 

There are numerous benefits of having a High Park family session in Toronto. However, if you’re confused about them, don’t worry! We have shortlisted six benefits of the High Park family photo session in Toronto to clear any confusion!

Family Cuddles outdoors at High Park – Toronto Photographer

6 Benefits of High Park Family Session

Here’s a list of six benefits of having an outdoor family photo session: 

  1. Natural Surroundings

Having a photoshoot surrounded by nature, whether luscious spans of grass or whimsical trees, can add more value and dimension to your photos. Professional family lifestyle photographers expertly use natural light for optimum results. With the sunlight providing plenty of light for the photographer to work with, you can get pretty pictures without being surrounded by light boxes.

  1. The Beauty of Natural Elements

You can add the touch of natural elements to your photos to make them more appealing. For instance, you can ask your photographer to have a candid shot of your kids throwing leaves in the year or simply use interesting foliage as a backdrop.

  1. Creativity

One of the most beneficial elements of a High Park family session is you’re restricted to one room like the studio. When you’re out in nature, you can play with different times of the day, natural light, and even locations to get an interesting bunch of photos. For instance you can break your shoot by themes. You can take a couple of photos in a park and the rest in more urban outdoor settings. 

  1. Kids Enjoy It

Some children may feel reluctant to have their photographs taken. However, High Park family photo sessions can ease your worries since it gives kids a little more freedom to play around, which makes for great candid photo opportunities. Moreover, the use of natural light is another benefit because children feel comfortable with lights. You can even make a day of and plan a few fun activities the photographer can capture. The results will be photos of you and your family sharing a moment you can’t pose for.

  1. Customization of Props

High Park family photo session allows you to create a customized photoshoot using different props – something you can’t do at home. You can ask your photographer for additional props like balloons, smoke sticks, cutouts, etc. to capture stunning clicks. Furthermore, you can even bring your pets to the parks if it’s allowed by the management. Your kids can run around and play with the pets, capturing their joy at its best.

Wrapping Up!

And that wraps up our discussion on the benefits of the High Park family photo sessions in Toronto. While you have limited props and space at the studio, High Park photo sessions add more value to your photographs through natural light, natural elements, creativity, and customized props. With the benefits we’ve mentioned in this blog, you can choose between studio and High Park photo sessions. If you need more advice on which session to book, reach out to us us!

Here are more blog posts in different locations in Toronto both outdoors and in-studio showing why you should hire a photographer to capture your beautiful family.

Family photo shoot at Scarborough Bluffs

Family and maternity photos at Scottsdale Farm

Family and cake smash photo shoot at Mint Room Studios

Family and cake smash photo shoot in The Solarium Studio

Family photos at The Evergreen Brickworks


There are a few ways you can book. You can book right online using this tab which leads you to my online booking calendar. However, not all available dates are on that calendar so if you need a different date, send me an email! You can reach me at hello@anchorstudio.ca

Anchor Studio Photography specializes providing a full service experience that starts with booking your session and ends with getting beautiful tangible heirloom products being displayed in your home. My style of soft, candid and timeless photos can be seen in all my maternitynewbornchild and family portraits in Greater Toronto Area, including Oakville, Mississauga, North York and Richmond Hill. If you are interested in booking a portrait session for your family, you can click here to book your session. I am now booking sessions for summer 2020, so don’t hesitate to get in touch soon!

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