Young boys having fun on the beach in Playa Conchal, Costa Rica. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography.

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Photographer Playa Conchal Costa Rica – Baweja Family –

Rainy season in Costa Rica is about as unpredictable as a coin toss; it either will rain or it will not. There is no doppler radar to show exactly where a rainstorm is tracking or when exactly it is going to rain. Consequently, as a natural light photographer who photographs quite frequently outdoors, I always need to have a good Plan B when scheduling a photo shoot in rainy season. I then cross all my fingers and toes that the rain holds off for Plan A. Especially when scheduling a same day family photo shoot in Playa Conchal Costa Rica.

Family horseback ride at The Westin, Playa Conchal, Costa Rica. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography.

 

Wife leading husband during family photographs on the beach in Playa Conchal, Costa Rica. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography.

Family photos at The Westin, Playa Conchal, Costa Rica. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography.

 

Young brothers at Playa Conchal, Costa Rica. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography.

Black and white photograph of couple sitting on the beach in Playa Conchal, Costa Rica. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography.

Fortunately enough, the rain held off for last Saturday’s family photos at The Westin in Playa Conchal (Plan A), because it POURED the whole next morning during what would have been Plan B! I can’t thank the weather gods enough for a dry afternoon because I had such a great time photographing the Baweja’s, Gary, Sonia, Raj, and Arjun, on their last day of their Costa Rican family vacation.

Family photos on the beach in Playa Conchal, Costa Rica. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography.

Husband and wife after a horseback ride at The Wetstin in Playa Conchal, Costa Rica. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography.

Boy posing with horse after a horseback ride at The Westin in Playa Conchal, Costa Rica. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography.

Young boys horseback riding on the beach in Playa Conchal, Costa Rica. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography.

The family certainly took advantage of a nice afternoon, renting horses to ride during their family photos on Playa Conchal.  The youngest of the Baweja boys, Arjun, loved the afternoon horseback ride. And as a photographer I loved photographing the family enjoying their horseback ride; renting horses during a photo session is a great way to have a fun afternoon captured in addition to having some pretty awesome family photos with horses!
Boy enjoying his horseback ride in Playa Conchal, Costa Rica. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography.

Young boy riding a horse in Playa Conchal, Costa Rica. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography.

Young boy and horses on the beach in Playa Conchal, Costa Rica. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography.

Young Boy posing with horse after a horseback ride at The Westin in Playa Conchal, Costa Rica. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography.

After returning the horses and a quick outfit change, we headed back to the beach for more family photos. Beach photos = no shoes required, but Raj was very reluctant to take off his sneakers! Apparently Raj has never liked sand, even as a baby! With a little pleading, the sneakers came off and soon Arjun had Raj playing in the shoreline with him. The bond that the boys share as brothers is special, despite being polar opposites!

Family photo session at Playa Conchal, Costa Rica. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography.

Family photo at Playa Conchal, Costa Rica. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography.

Brothers on the beach at Playa Conchal, Costa Rica. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography.

Young boys running on the shoreline at Playa Conchal, Costa Rica. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography.
I am stoked that I got to spend the last afternoon of the Baweja’s Costa Rican vacation with them and capture their beautiful family bond. They certainly know how to have a fun family vacation, starting their Costa Rican adventure at the Volcano in Arenal and ending it in┬ábeautiful Playa Conchal! They even celebrated Arjun’s 10th birthday during the trip – what a great way to spend a birthday!

Couple sitting on the beach in Playa Conchal, Costa Rica. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography.

Husband and wife embracing at Playa Conchal, Costa Rica. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography.

Black and white photographs of husband and wife in Playa Conchal, Costa RIca. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography.

Couple embracing on the beach in Playa Conchal, Costa Rica. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography.

Family photo session at Playa Conchal, Costa Rica. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography.

Pura Vida,
Kristen

P.S. Love this family photos and beautiful beach? Check out my Family Photography and Playa Conchal photos!Black and white family photograph with horses in Playa Conchal, Costa Rica. Photographed by Kristen M. Brown, Samba to the Sea Photography.

Behind the scenes at Samba to the Sea Photography while photographing a family photo session at Playa Conchal, Costa Rica. Photographed by @lavidaescondida

Many thanks to my fellow photographer @_la_vida_escondida for this awesome behind the scenes capture!

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