Yes I'm that crazy lady in Target snapping photos of my kids running down the aisles. Why? Because it's my life. Target is my life. Running errands is my life. Chasing two kids around everywhere is my life.
Pulling out the BIG camera in public does feel weird. I admit it. But I still do it. No one even blinks an eye if you pull out an iPhone and snap away on the side of a road, but as soon as someone pulls out the big deal in a store it's all eyes your way. But the thing is...they aren't looking at you. They are looking at what you are photographing. Big camera = big deal to a lot of people, so just go about your business and snap those photos of your kids being kids.
Here are the top 3 reason you NEED to bring your camera with you wherever you go.
1. Life doesn't just happen in the comfort of your home.
If you're like me, you probably feel like you spend more time out running around than you do at home. That's your life and you should document it. Library stops, Target runs, dinners out. Don't be afraid to capture all of the moments of your day and life.
2. You'll appreciate the little things.
With your camera in hand, you start to see things differently. You see light and shadows; you see hand holding and happiness. You notice lines and framing. Ultimately, you start to appreciate the little things that you may normally overlook.
3. You will capture moments you would have otherwise missed.
Have you ever been out and about and wish you would have had your camera? Yep. Happens to me all the time. I've never brought my camera and wished I would have left it at home. There are so many moments I've captured just because I had my camera.
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