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6 Reasons Why You Should Capture Family Photos Every Year

Updated: Jun 5


'Tis the Season for Family Photos

The Importance of Taking Family Photos Every Year

Family photos are more than just snapshots of you with your loved ones. They are precious memories that capture the essence of your family’s personality and love for one another. Whether you display them in your home, send them as a holiday or end-of-year card, or keep them in albums, family photos are a wonderful way to celebrate and cherish your family throughout the years. Here are six reasons why it is important to get your family photos taken each year:

Document Family Growth

Yearly family portraits are not only images, they are visual documentation of your family's growth and development. Being able to look back on how your family has grown over the years is an irreplaceable gift that all can enjoy. It is never too late to start documenting your family's memories and growth.

Capture All Your Loved Ones in One Frame

How often are you able to gather ALL of your family members into one GOOD photo? Capturing all your loved ones in one frame can be a challenge, which is why having high quality images of your entire

family together is certainly worth the investment.

Holiday Cards and End-of-Year Updates

If you enjoy sending season greetings and end-of-year recaps from your family, then taking yearly family portraits is a MUST. Family photoshoots are perfect for creating the best holiday cards and end-of-year updates to share with all your friends and loved ones.

Preserve Your Family Legacy

By documenting your family through photos every year, you can create a visual archive of your family’s life and pass it on to future generations. Documenting your family with yearly photos provide a key to the past and helps preserve your family history. Photos are a wonderful tool to share your family story to your loved ones and generations to come.

Benefits of Displaying Your Family Photos

A study done in 2019 by Chatbooks & HP concluded that there are several positive benefits that come with taking family photos and printing/displaying them in your home. The study found that seeing family photos help families feel closer and more connected. Parents also reported their children experience increased self-esteem and a greater sense of identity from looking at family photos prints. Other important benefits of displaying your family photos include feeling: happy, loved, special, valued as member of the family, a sense of belonging, and important.

*Read more about this interesting study here:

Have Fun Bonding & Create Lasting Memories

Last, but not least, capturing family portraits is a fun activity for everyone to bond and connect. Taking photos can also be a wonderful way to create life-long memories. Not only will you have fun taking family portraits, but you will have beautiful galleries of your family together to forever cherish.

Thank You for Reading!

We hope this blog has been a good reminder or even persuaded you to capture family photos. Having great quality portraits with your loved ones is a gift for all to enjoy now and for generations to come. Remember, it's never too late to start documenting your family's growth!

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