Close your eyes and tell me about the image that pops into your head when I say “family photo”. It is the one where everyone is staggered, one behind the other, right? The people behind have their hands on the shoulders of those in front. There is a sweater vest in there somewhere. A whole bunch of obligatory, forced smiles. Big hair. Who brought the cat? Family photos are cheesy, boring, and unpleasant for everyone involved. Whether you are in the picture, or just being shown the picture. It is the year 2013. Spice things up. Live a little. Sometimes tradition needs to be shattered. Instead look for something that better suits the habits and personality, and therefore the image, of your family.
So, let me just amend, if your family is full of poorly dressed, socially awkward, introverts, then I guess the