Why You Should Always Take Pictures of Your Kids

David Deusner
May 7, 2018 · 2 min read

With new technology and updated camera functions in our phones, capturing important and pleasant memories of our children and families has become easier than ever.

These days it is easy to keep track of our photos and timelines of our children growing up with social media including Facebook albums, Instagram, Flickr, YouTube, and other platforms that allow constant access to these wonderful memories.

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And who doesn’t love taking pictures of their kids? It can be for family, friends, or just people who want to experience the happiness that a child’s smile can bring. Children are amazing. To see them grow from a helpless little bean of a baby to running around exploring and experiencing the world is magical. Where does their curious mind take them? How far would those little legs carry them? Why does it seem like they have unlimited energy to burn?

Imagine capturing the answers to those questions through photographs. Just the perfect expression of wonderstruck or wanderlust on a child’s face can inspire most artists to create something to fill that need for newness. They say a baby’s smile can cure all maladies and the world as it is right now, maybe it just needs more smiles.

Photos can say a thousand words. It can be hard to capture that perfect moment, but it’s the best feeling in the world to look back and see that moment just permanently solidified in a single image. They’re like little memories captured in pixels. And you don’t have to be a professional photographer to make these memories count. Memories are so important especially when forgetting is so easy in our fast paced and busy lifestyles. Have you ever just remembered something, and you just have the widest smile on your face because you’re filled with the emotions of that memory? Imagine having the best childhood ever, full of adventures and love, but you just grow old enough to forget all of it. Now that wouldn’t happen if your parents had picture books full of those precious memories. Just having the chance to bring that slice of happiness to your kids should be enough for you to take all the pictures they could ever need to even share with their own kids once they have grown old.

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