One of my favorite podcasts these days is We Can Do Hard Things with Glennon Doyle, Abby Wambach, ad Amanda Doyle. Their May 4th episode, Why Good Photos Make Us Feel Bad, resonated with me. They talk about the horror of school photos, the anxiety of posing for family photos, and the urge to document only happy, staged moments rather than showing those moments just as they are.
It got me looking back in old family photo albums for unposed moments, those special sparks that bring photos alive, rather than making everything look stiff and flat. Here’s what I found:
So next time you’re with family or friends, no posing allowed. Just be yourself, and when you look back, the memories will shine through.