Portraits are not only about capturing someone's likeness but also about capturing a special moment in time.  

Active Children 

Children are by nature active - they don't like to sit still for long periods.  That works well for me because their activities intrigue me and say something about who they are, what brings them joy and fills their time.  Whether it be fishing or daydreaming of the next boat ride, there's never a dull moment.  I capture them on camera, pick up a brush and the rest is history ...