I'm getting ready for a little trip here in Georgia. So I have the usual feelings of already "missing" my family before I leave. Kids are in bed, fast asleep and I am all packed ready for a long drive.
This is a little picture my then seven year old son made on his birthday showing how we were having a good time with his then three year old brother a few minutes before. He wanted to remember the moment, and I wanted to remember the image he created as well celebrating the love surrounding him that day. When I feel like I do now, I pull it out and look at these types of good memories long past.
As Scott Bourne said in a recent speech, photographers are the guardians of all our memories. After an event fades away, the photos are often the only physical memory we'll be able to keep when the other trappings are long gone. So take the photos, and make each one the best you can!
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