The Value of Displaying Family Portraits


Family portraits are more than just memories of cherished moments. Did you know that family photos also play a crucial role in shaping a child’s sense of identity and belonging?

Studies have shown that kids who grow up surrounded by family photos have higher self-esteem and a stronger sense of belonging. And get this – a survey conducted by the Professional Photographers of America showed that 53% of respondents felt more secure when they had family portraits displayed in their homes. Seeing photos of your family in the home demonstrates your place in the family and the security of that family unit.

These statistics show the incredible impact that family photos have – and it’s about more than just the numbers. The presence of family portraits in your home helps to create a positive environment – a sense of connection and pride among family members. Beyond their place in home design and aesthetic appeal, family portraits are a powerful tool in shaping a child’s perception of themselves and their place within the family.

Melanie Soltz is a Kansas City Newborn Photographer and specializes in maternity, newborn, baby, and family photography. Areas served (but not limited to) include Overland Park, Leawood, Lenexa, Olathe, Lee’s Summit, Kansas City, Brookside, Shawnee, Prairie Village, Johnson County, and surrounding areas. Natural light photography studio located in Overland Park, serving the entire Kansas City area. Contact me to learn more.