Samantha Bishop, a photographer and mom to an adorable son named Levi, loves to capture a sweet moment of Levi every now and then using her camera. However, Levi's autism diagnosis has made getting the perfect shot challenging for her in the past. In a recent Facebook post, Samantha explained the clever trick she used to get Levi comfortable in front of the camera. Thanks to a little help from Levi's 5-year-old cousin, Lola, and a dinosaur suit that Levi wore, Samantha was able to capture incredible images.
"The kids love Jurassic Park, and Levi thought the costume was hilarious," Samantha told POPSUGAR. "It made the whole process much easier. He loved doing the photos that way and for the first time has been asking to go do more."
"Sometimes it can be defeating when I can't get genuine smiles out of them. This time I did, and it was awesome."
For this mom, having Levi do a unique photo shoot with his cousin was a must. "They have been inseparable for years," said Samantha. "[Lola] loves him unconditionally and it is as heartwarming as it comes. She loves him the way I wish everyone could love him. Both of them have always loved to dress up, but Levi especially."
As expected, Samantha loved nothing more than seeing the joy on Levi's face. "I always love taking photos of them, but sometimes it can be defeating when I can't get genuine smiles out of them," explained Samantha. "This time I did, and it was awesome."
Read through to get a look at the amazing photo shoot. Seems like a roarin' good time, eh?