Yesterday I was reading about a photographer that doesn't do normal portrait sessions. She offers instead a day in the life kind of thing. She gets to her clients house really early and photographs whatever they do throughout the day from breakfast and playtime to dinner and the kids evening baths.
Maybe because I love the way pictures tell a story but I loved this idea. I'd love to shoot a day like that...the bits and pieces of everyday beauty that make up our lives.
I think this is why we, everybody in general, love to look at pictures. It reminds us of chapters of our stories.
This is why we take the pictures in the first place, isn't it? So that we can read the story over and over again? So we can relive our favorite parts over and over, pointing to a moment caught in time saying, "Remember when..."
So do it. Hire someone or just grab a camera. Take good pictures and some not so good pictures. But illustrate your story, your family's story. Not just the special days like birthdays and weddings but the normal everyday it's only special because it's us days. You won't regret it.
I think it might time to update our story book a little this weekend...wonder if I can talk them into a photo session?
Sharing with Photo Story Friday (if you only click through one link it should be her's...the pictures are just fabulous!) 1440 and the No Rules Blog Party.