Capturing Mother’s Day Memories: Why Photos Are Important

April 11, 2023

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mother daughter studio photos

As we grow older, we realize that life is too short to take anything or anyone for granted. After a recent trip to Hawaii, I was reminded of this fact when I witnessed the islanders living their lives around an active volcano. It struck me that we never know when our time on this earth is up, and that finding ways to cherish the moments we have with our loved ones is crucial. There is no better way to do this than through photographs, especially on Mother's Day.

mom daughter dancing
mom and daughter snuggling

Being a mom is a tough job, and it's essential to recognize the hard work, dedication, and love that mothers put into their families. Sometimes, Mother’s Day can feel like just another holiday, but by taking the time to have a special photoshoot, we can make it an unforgettable experience. Pampering our moms with hair and makeup and letting a professional photographer capture their beauty is a gift that they'll treasure for years to come.

little girl in studio photos
little girl twirling
little girl smiling

One of the primary reasons why photographs are so critical is that they help us keep memories alive. Our brains can only store so many experiences, but with photos, we can hold onto those moments forever. Whether it's a snapshot of mom cuddled up with her newborn or a family portrait from last Christmas, photos give us instant access to precious memories that we can revisit whenever we want.

mom portrait
mom profile

In addition to helping us remember, photos also provide us with a visual history of our lives. As time passes, we evolve and change, and photographs capture those transformations. By taking pictures every year, we can track our growth, watch our children grow up, and see the changes in our relationships with our loved ones. There's something magical about being able to flip through a photo album and see what life looked like ten, twenty, or thirty years ago.

mom and daughter sitting together
daughter kissing mom

In conclusion, photographs are treasures that we should all hold dear. On Mother's Day, they remind us of the love and sacrifice that our moms make for us every day, and they help us cherish the moments that we have with them. Motherhood photos are a way to capture the essence and beauty of motherhood. So, this Mother's Day, give the gift of photos, and make sure that the people you love know just how much they mean to you.


Jenny Sessoms is a professional family photographer with a BFA in photography from RIT in New York. She has over 20 years of experience and has won awards and been published on billboards, in magazines and online. She offers photoshoots that are relaxed and stress-free for everyone. She services the Northern Virginia area including Ashburn, Leesburg, Chantilly, Middleburg, Fairfax and more.

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I’m a Loudoun County, Virginia photographer for families, newborns, and entrepreneurs. I’m dedicated to listening, to making a difference, and to reminding people that their story is important.

I'm Jenny Sessoms.