It can feel like that, can’t it? If you look at most lifestyle portrait photographer’s portfolios or Instagram feeds, and you see a lot of young, happy couples who are newly engaged or newly married, as well as a lot of cute little babies and young children. Sometimes you’ll see some individuals, but often times they are high schoolers posing for their stylized senior portraits.
Each of these are fully valid reasons for seeking out a professional photographer – but they aren’t the only reasons. You don’t need to be going through a major life milestone to have a professional document your life.
With the increasing expectation of having a strong and well-curated digital footprint that accompanies today’s world, lifestyle and environmental portraiture can be useful to a wide variety of individuals or groups. And “just because” is a perfectly good reason, too.
No matter who you are or what your family life is (or isn’t) like, you are worth documenting. You have worked hard to get to where you are.