As a photographer, one of the most rewarding parts of my job is being able to capture the love and connection between family members. And for many families, their pets are a crucial part of that dynamic. That's why, as a professional photographer, I believe it's so important to include family pets in photo sessions.
For one thing, pets are a big part of many people's lives. They're often considered part of the family, and their presence in a photo can help capture the true spirit of a family. When pets are included in family photos, it can help tell a more complete story and create a more accurate representation of the family dynamic.
Additionally, including pets in family photos can add a sense of fun and playfulness to the images. Pets can provide a natural source of energy and joy, which can translate into lively and engaging photos. And because pets often have unique personalities, they can add an element of individuality and quirkiness to the photos, making them stand out and truly capture the essence of the family.
But perhaps most importantly, including pets in family photos can provide a lasting memory of a beloved companion. Pets are a part of our lives for a relatively short time, but the love and joy they bring can last a lifetime. By including pets in family photos, we can preserve those special moments and memories for years to come.
So next time you're planning a family photo session, don't forget to include your furry friends. They may just be the missing piece that brings your family photos to the next level.
Cathy & Jenn of CatsMac Photography, Cobourg, Ontario.