Creating memories with family photoshoots
They say a picture speaks a thousand words, and this is especially true when it
comes to family portraits. In a time when our phones are doubling up as ‘pocket
photographers’, it’s easy for us to lose sight of how important professional
photography can be.
Taking photos with your phone is acceptable if you’re looking to capture a specific
moment in time. Maybe your child finally managed to ride their bike, or you ordered a
food dish that just needed to be snapped – your phone is on hand to take a mental
snapshot to look back at. But do you remember the precise time those photos were
taken? The chances are that all you’ve done is just taken a photo. In contrast, a
professional photoshoot offers you the experience that you should get alongside the
When it comes to family portraits, a professional photoshoot allows everyone to
come together and share in an experience that’s sure to be remembered forever.
This reminds me of a family photoshoot I was asked to do with an American family
on location. I had a 2 hour drive to get there, but it was worth it as I was able to
capture lots of amazing images they could keep forever.
As a photographer I think
back to this particular session with fondness and happy memories – feelings that
were echoed on the other side of the lens too. It struck me that it was more than just
a photoshoot…we had been creating memories that would last forever.
A professional photoshoot with somebody that’s no longer here, or marking
significant moments in a person’s life is the perfect way to mark the passage of time.
Lifestyle photoshoots are another way to capture a moment in a natural and fun way,
with everybody being able to participate.
Whether you want to have pictures taken in
your home, in my studio in Glasgow or on location, I can help you create photographs that are
the ultimate reminder of the importance of family.
I can’t wait to hear from YOU!