I’m not sure I can adequately express my appreciation for individuality and personality – especially when it comes to family photos. Will I take your pictures if your family shows up in matching khakis and white shirts? Sure. Will I be inspired to capture your child’s individual personality and goofy quirks? Maybe. What I’m getting at, and what I discussed with the coolest mom I have met in a while, i.e. the mother of these fabulous kids, is that I want to capture a real, living, breathing, true life snapshot of your family. When was the last time you were all decked out in your denim and black shirts and hung out at home for family night? Probably not too recently, eh? Please let your kids pick out their favorite shirt or accessory (Beatles t-shirt? Right on. Fuschia and gray hoodie? LOVE it. Pink tutu? Perfect.) You’ll be happy that you did.