I have always loved taking pictures. I started scrapbooking when I was 12, buying disposable cameras throughout my adolescence, and have always been “that friend” who needs a group picture no matter what. I may be one of the few millennials who actually still fills her own photo albums, and if I come over, I will fight the urge to ask to take a trip down memory lane and look at all of your childhood photos.
Needless to say, I have a passion for documenting life through photos and the stories that go along with them. We are now in a time where if you don’t have a digital camera built into your phone, you must be living under a rock. Yet, when it comes to digital photos, we’re so quick to delete, replace, or risk losing them, why is it that we’ve gotten so accustomed to depreciating the value of these memories?
With that being said, I believe it’s just as important now as it was 20 years ago to acknowledge the significance photographs can have in our lives. Here are just a few reasons why we should never stop taking pictures:
In an age where tangible photo albums and loose photos in a shoebox cease to exist, it’s important to remember that taking pictures and cherishing memories should still be as valuable as ever in our lives.
Digital Marketing Specialist, Kwilt.