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Why is Family Portraiture Important?

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Why is family photography important?

My son brought home a photo that was taken of the two of us during the last week of school. It was printed on ordinary printer paper and was not a great picture, but it was special to him. He asked me to help him frame it to put on his desk in his bedroom.

As a proud smart phone-toting mom I carry thousands of photos of my kids with me, but I often forget that while I have access to those pictures, no one else does. My kids love looking at old photos of themselves and are thrilled to be able to display framed photos in their rooms. There is something special about how photographs show love and connection.

Family photography allows us to capture times in our lives when we are all together and we look great! Professional portraits will never replace the moments you capture on your phone through photos and video, but will make sure you have lasting memories that you can share with your family for a lifetime.

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Professional portraiture is worthy of sharing.

When you take the time to prepare for professional portraits you look your best. Everyone comes together, dresses nicely, and generally looks great. Your photographer is experienced at posing your family to emphasize your best qualities and hide your flaws.

Great photos make you want to share them. A great portrait belongs on your holiday card, as your Facebook cover photo, and on your wall. Professional portraits make great gifts for your extended family.

Printed portraits are special

Make prints. Don't just have digital files. No one runs into a burning house for a USB drive. You don't even run in for your laptop computer. You run in and grab your baby book. Your wedding album. Your photographs. Make prints of your images. Have your photographer make heirloom-quality prints of your photographs so that your grandkids can show their kids your photos.