A picture book

April 10, 2018  •  Leave a Comment

Family photograph of parents and child reading nursery rhymes together at homeReading togetherPicture stories and nursery rhymes with baby
“Consider a small child sitting on his mother's lap while she reads him a picture book. The picture book opens to a width that effectively places the child at the centreer of a closed circle - that of mother's body, arms, and the picture book...

That circle, so private and intimate, is a place apart form the demands and stresses of daily life, a sanctuary in and from which the child can explore the many worlds offered in picture books.

Despite all of our society's technological advances, it still just takes one child, one book, and one reader, to create this unique space, to work this everyday magic.” 
Martha V. Parravano

 

I encourage my family clients to "read" their wall portraits to their children regularly as they grow - when the photographs were made and why, who was there, what also happened that week, month and year.

Black and white fun photo of parents and their young familyFun and games with the kidsFamily fun by Drew McWilliams Photography, Northern Ireland
I suggest they put the images in the context of their children's lives...to tell the story of the family.

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Professional family and children's portrait photography in Northern Ireland. Drew is a qualified Associate member of both the 'Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers' and the 'National Photographic Society'. He is qualified to Licentiate level with the 'Professional Photographers Association of Northern Ireland' and is a Master Photographer of the 'National Photographic Society'.

 

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