In the creative community it is very important to produce creative things and avoid anything cheesy. With this knowledge comes a heightened sense of awareness of cool and stylish things and the avoidance of anything outdated (in the wrong way). This can be good but can also cause a great deal of hesitation to the person who is trying to create. For a lot of creators, there is already an on-going battle with self-doubt and to also worry about only producing what's cool provides another mountain to climb. All of this to say, lately I have avoided shooting people who are close to me, like my husband and family, because somewhere in the midst of all the what's-in-what's-out I've almost forgotten what's important. That photos are meant to help remember things. They are to help remember real moments and real people in a real time.