Do you get close to end of the year, October or November, and you wish you would have gotten around to doing family photos earlier? In a more relaxed environment where you aren’t rushing around like crazy to finish up the year? Consider this post a friendly reminder to attempt to take the leisure of the summer to do your annual photos! Do you have a great summer home that has gorgeous locations for photos and is located near Chicago or Michigan? Use that as a backdrop instead of Lincoln Park again! Plan ahead and get something on the calendar for a summer location. The photos below were done at a summer home in Michigan…mother and son doing a casual shoot to record year 2. It doesn’t have to be complicated or overly involved just do it before November rolls around and you will get to November and feel relieved!