I’m Kevin McGladdery, and I’m a San Francisco Bay Area documentary family photographer. What is documentary family photography, you ask? The short answer is that instead of approaching a session with a family as a portrait photographer, I approach it as a photojournalist. For the slightly longer answer, let’s first take a quick look at […]

I have one simple rule for deciding whether to make an image black & white or color when I’m editing a family photography session: If color makes the image stronger, keep it in color. Otherwise, it’s black & white. But enough talking! Let’s look at a few examples. I’ll go over one image I like more in […]