Turn Bring Your Kids to Work Day into a Documentary Photo Shoot

We love how Melissa of Icarian Photography turned ‘Bring Your Kids To Work” day at her husband’s office into such a cool, unique photo shoot!


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As of late, I have committed myself to toting my camera along with me as many places as possible. Not to incessantly be snapping away, but rather, to have it handy for documenting special moments in the lives of my 19.5 month old twin daughters, Ruby and Vera. Moments that I know we’ll want to reflect on many years down the road. Along with the images, I have begun a blog series for them to look back on, to give added context to those moments captured. This day was no exception.

On this day, it was my daughters’ first “Bring Your Kids To Work” day. After their nap, geared with my Canon 6D and Sigma 35mm 1.4 lens, we trekked down to my husband’s work — which, for the kiddos, provided a band called the “Alphabet Rockers” and a frozen yogurt cart, to boot. Snacks, dancing, clapping, tons of other kids, running around… what more could these girls ask for?!


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Author: MarieMasse

I help client documentary photographers fine-tune their workflow + marketing game, so their work is filled with sessions that represent their voice + client values while earning a living. I shoot undirected, off-beat stories that aren’t preserved often enough (like the story of couples before starting a fam or becoming empty-nesters – a dream project of mine), so my clients’ old box of photos is a meaningful, visual diary of their life + legacy to leave behind.

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