I had been trying to get together with some friends to do a family photo shoot. If you're ever asked to do a family photo shoot for three kids, all under the age of 6, run as fast as you can and hide somewhere........ just kidding. I actually am pretty use to it, as its exactly what I deal with all the time in my own household.
We somehow had the same idea that shooting at or around a barn would be a good spot. I scouted out several in our town and found this one to be very good for light from pretty much the 4 o'clock hour on. The challenge with three kids is always getting them all on the same page at the same time. It's always two good and one bad, or one good and two bad, or no good and I'm looking for a beer. I found that if I got them all close to being in a good pose, I would just fire off as many shots as possible and pray for a few good smiles. In the end it all worked out and I ended up with a lot more keepers then originally thought. This pic was the main idea I was looking for, and I think it works for what the family wanted also (which is always a good thing!)