Pumpkin Season! {Family Photographer Essex}

We’ve been watching. Waiting.

Every morning over the summer on the nursery run we’ve bid “Good Morning!” to the field; tilled earth replaced by tiny shoots of green… a sudden flourish of orange flowers… then, finally, they were here…

It cannot have escaped your notice that we’ve been invaded recently by small round objects in the run up to Hallowe’en… and as I promised when I last shot in pumpkin season (or just outside it, because we missed the PYO, boo), this year we made it. We had no excuse really, as Foxes Farm has grown a pumpkin patch just across the road from our home.

After all those months of anticipation, we chose a most unseasonal warm day to visit! This is how it turned out…

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If you would like to visit, pop over to the Foxes Farm Facebook page to check out their latest opening in their two Essex sites (be quick!), and if you’d like your very own family pumpkin harvest experience captured please let me know (these fields look amazing in the waning afternoon golden light…).

All too soon we’ll be carving, lighting, and then saying “Goodbye Pumpkins!” as we take the misty school run trail. Till next year…

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