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Celebrating the Teenage Years: Why Family Photographs Matter Beyond Childhood

When we think of family photographs, we often envision adorable toddlers or playful young children, capturing their innocent smiles and precious milestones. However, as your children enter their teenage years, it becomes equally important, if not more, to document this transformative phase of their lives.


I know what you are thinking...my teens won't cooperate for family photos. Well, I'm super cool...ok not really...in fact probably the opposite...BUT I think teens are super cool and I can talk with them and work with them. I met these three teens last summer and had a blast with them! Trust this Edmonton family photographer (who has teens of her own!) with your teens and let me tell you why you should be taking family photographs with them and why these moments are worth preserving.

Capturing Authentic Personalities:

Teens undergo immense personal growth and self-discovery! By capturing family photographs during these years, you can freeze-frame the unique personalities and expressions of your teenagers. Whether it's their infectious laughter, contemplative expressions, or their evolving sense of style, these images become a testament to their individuality and serve as a beautiful reminder of who they are at this stage in their lives.

Strengthening Family Bonds:

As your kids navigate the challenges and triumphs of their teens, family becomes a key support system. Taking family photographs allows you to reinforce the bond between family members.It provides an opportunity to come together, share genuine moments of joy, and create lasting memories that strengthen the family connection. The photos then serve as a reminder of the love, support, and unity that will continue to be a cornerstone in their lives.

Preserving Memories for the Future:

Life moves swiftly, and the teenage years pass by in the blink of an eye...and before you know it you are reminiscing about how the newborn stage feels like yesterday! The photos I create of you you will become a treasured trove of memories that will be cherished in the future. Just like a time capsule, allowing you to revisit moments of laughter and sibling camaraderie. They serve as a reminder of the journey you've all embarked upon together, creating a sense of nostalgia and appreciation for the years that have shaped your family.

Embracing Change and Growth:

Teenagers transition into young adults faster than we realize, and maybe faster than our hearts want to acknowledge. Let me show the evolution and growth of your family unit. It allows you to witness the changes in dynamics, relationships, and aspirations. These images become a testament to the beautiful journey of parenting and a visual representation of the legacy you are building together.

While family photographs of little kids are undoubtedly precious, it is equally important to continue capturing these moments as your children grow into teenagers. From commemorating milestones to embracing individuality and preserving memories for the future, these images become invaluable in celebrating and documenting the unique teenage years. Embrace this transformative phase and make a point to capture your family's story, ensuring that these precious moments are treasured for a lifetime.

So, Edmonton Moms...trust this Edmonton Family Photographer with photographing teens! Let me tell your story from behind my camera. Let your family photographs speak of the love, growth, and strength that accompanies your teenagers.


Contact us and lets book your family photo session today!


Christy xoxo

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