Chapter 6. Kids and Families

STEP 1: GET MARRIED. Step 2: Have kids. Step 3: Buy a good camera. This is the path that thousands of eager couples follow. In fact, family is the number one reason why cameras are purchased. It is a great reason to pursue photography, whether as a professional or as a parent or grandparent. Photographs have something unique to offer. They emulate the way our mind extracts and freezes significant moments in time. Photographs make these moments accessible, elevating them to iconic stepping stones to walk on for the rest of our lives.

Photographs bring a unique joy. While family is complicated and far from perfect, the ...

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