The Smiths, what can I say? They are really good people who don’t take themselves too seriously. And, they are at a crossroads in life. One married daughter just had a baby, another daughter is off to BYU Hawaii to start college, a son runs his own business and another daughter in high school. They are in roughly the same phase of empty-nest progression that we are, so we relate. This shoot was at 6am to avoid the Phoenix summer heat, and yet they all looked great and had smiles on their faces. The early hour did give us some golden light.