Why You Should Plan a Family Photo Shoot for Your Next Beach Vacation
So you have a beach vacation coming up? All the family’s coming? Your itinerary is probably filled with beachside barbecues, lazy days by the ocean and possibly even a rainy day board game or two. But among all the family bonding, why not capture a little bit of the love on camera? Don’t think a family vacation photo shoot is right for your crew? Here are three reasons we think you should go for it.
3 Reasons Why You Should Plan a Family Photo Shoot for Your Next Beach Vacation
Family Vacations are Vital
No, really! Family vacations are about much more than de-stressing from work and school. Studies have shown that children who went on vacation with their families often turn to these memories during tough times. A plethora of family portraits from such a vacation can only help add to the memories we store for later use.
We Won’t Always Be This Way
There’s a reason nostalgia exists. We always think back to the way things were. Capture the ways things are now, so you have something to look back on later. You never know which family members will move away, how people will change as they grow up or, sadly, who might not make it to the next family vacation.
You heard that right. Family photo sessions, believe it or not, can be loads of fun. When you’re not trying to wrangle everyone in front of a Christmas tree for photos, and you’re letting your professional photographer get the shots while you all play on the beach, family photos become a lot less stressful and a lot more fun. Who knows — you might just make family vacation photo shoots an annual tradition!
To really take advantage of all of the above benefits of a family photo shoot, you’re going to want a professional by your side. They can make sure everyone looks their best, direct the posing and herd the cats while you reap the rewards — namely, everyone thanking you for thinking of it in the first place and then the loads of compliments you get when everyone sees the prints. Better snag your favorite photo fast, before your sister-in-law claims it for her Christmas card first.
Need even more inspiration for your family vacation photo shoot? Check out this adorable family session in Cabo.
Captured by Local Lens Vacation Photographer in Cabo San Lucas