Introduction

We are all moving so fast in today’s day and age. More information is coming at us than we can possibly process, and it’s now flying at us faster and from more directions than we’ve ever known. That leaves us with this constant underlying feeling of I must catch up. That doesn’t just apply to how much we need to process information; it also pertains to just how much we need to keep up with each other emotionally—most notably, with our families.

I believe that this is where family portraiture comes in. We know how important loved ones are to us. We know how much we’d miss them if for any reason we couldn’t be with them anymore. And yet it’s sometimes not until we’re holding a beautifully photographed image of our entire family together ...

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