Kind Words from a Family Photo in Florence

Family Photography, Personal

Jul 15, 2014

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One of my favorite things about photography is being able to serve people in unexpected ways. While traveling in Italy, a family asked if I would take their photo on their iPad. The mom and dad had visited Italy years before and now were taking their two grown sons on a tour of the country! 

Of course I said yes… but knew the iPad wouldn’t do the gorgeous view of Florence justice so I offered to also take one on my camera and send it to them. After editing lots and lots of photos, I emailed them a copy and quickly received this response:

“Thank you so much taking our picture and even more so for remembering and sending this photo!… Even with all our thousands of pictures via iPhone, iPad, Canon, your photo is the running choice for our annual Christmas card shot. You are truly blessed with this fine talent.”

How cool is that! Makes a photographer’s day to be able to document such a special memory in people’s lives, not to mention to be in the running for the coveted spot on the Christmas card! Love that I could help them out in a seemingly small, but meaningful way!

Now, if you’ve got the travel bug like I do, check out more photos from Italy here.

  1. Caroline Fausel | Caroline Fausel Paper Co

    July 16th, 2014 at 12:50 am

    This is the sweetest thing, Lauren! Love that you were able to make a difference! The dome looks amazing in this shot 🙂

  2. Lauren Carnes

    July 16th, 2014 at 4:16 am

    Thanks so much, Caroline! It really was such fun to be able to do that for them! Now I’m just ready to return!

  3. Ashley

    July 17th, 2014 at 3:33 pm

    Such a sweet response! Loved that you took the time to help them out and send it their way 🙂

  4. Lauren Carnes

    July 17th, 2014 at 7:21 pm

    Thank you! It was such fun to be able to do this and their response was even better! 🙂

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