7 Reasons Why you Need Multi-Generation Extended Family Photos This Year

It is summer time and that means there are lots of family reunions and reasons to travel and visit Grandma and Grandpa. My husband’s side of the family gets all 12 of his siblings and their families together every three years. It is a week long adventure of about 50 people. Every reunion is a little different, but getting a whole group photo is something that happens every single time. It isn’t without hiccups and frustrations and uncooperative children (and adults) but they are always pictures that are cherished by everyone as years pass.

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Getting Mom in the Photo with Self Portraiture: Timers and Remotes

Finding someone to take our photos occasionally isn't always an option and for those spur of the moment creations you envision, it for sure isn't going to happen.  Maybe your budget is tight and you don't want to invest in a professional photographer, or maybe you ARE a photographer and can't bring yourself to pay someone else to do what you are perfectly capable of doing. 

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Avoid Guilt and Regret: Mom, Get in the Photo

Parents die.  Children grow up and leave home.  It is a horrible, depressing and possibly harsh thing to start this post off with, but so often we are self-conscious of our looks or our body and don't want to be in the image.  If you were to pass away suddenly, would your children care one wit about those scowl wrinkles?

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Thelin Family Welcomes Beautiful Newborn Baby Boy

It is no secret I love doing newborn photo shoots. Between the newborn snuggles and getting to know proud moms and dads (that I almost always want to become best friends with after meeting), and the little bit of chaos that young children bring into life…it just breathes a little life and happiness into me.

Believe it or not, I really miss the younger kid crazy phase of life.

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