Family photos are important
If you didn't think so, you wouldn't be reading this page, right? What's more important than simply having digital images? I'm glad you asked
What happens to those photos that you have on a CD from that one photographer that one time? From my experience, I would guess they're still sitting on that CD in a box somewhere. You've made an investment (if you went to a good quality photographer), so you should enjoy those images every day!
What's so amazing about photography - and why I started this business - is these images tell the story of your life. The life of your loved ones should be displayed and celebrated all the time.
Lest we forget, when we lose a family member, what's one of the first things we do after getting over the initial shock? We get out those old family photos... what images will you and your family hold later in their lives?
Here's a wonderfully raw article about this the most photographed generation and how they most likely won't have any pictures in 10 years.