How important is it to be posting professional pictures on your blog?

This is a question that I continually struggle with.

I am not a photographer. I have a fairly good camera, and have taken a course in photography in my public relations training. I know what constitutes a good picture.

One of the biggest “complaints” or comments I hear about my blog on Valley Family Fun is that I make parenting seem unattainable. People have told me they feel they just can’t live up to it.

I also know how much time and work it takes to set up a good picture. You need good lighting. You need an uncluttered background. You need the right props. You need to edit your pictures afterwards.

I know I need to do this, and sometimes I do. However, I don’t always do this, and I have a specific reason for not doing so.

One of the biggest “complaints” or comments I hear about my blog on Valley Family Fun is that I make parenting seem unattainable.

I write about fun things to do with my kids. I write about our crafts and cooking projects. I write about the educational trips we take and the cool adventures we take.

People have told me they feel they just can’t live up to it…

This is an excerpt from the article Posting Professional Pictures On Your Blog which originally appeared on http://thinkingoutsidethesandbox.ca/.