Love for your Dad


Why am I sharing a photo of my dad?


Because this is one of the very few and very bad photos I have of my beloved father.

How I wish there were some more photos of he and I together.

He died when he was 53 and because my family were never big picture takers and we never once had professional photos done, there are no photos of him, where we can see him very clearly.


I sit here, as an adult wishing that I had a few photos of him and I, when I was a child (there are none), a teenager (there are a couple) and an adult (there are a few), but they are mostly bad quality.


So often, as photographers, we meet people who tell us that the photos we take, are some of the first quality shots that they have of them and their children, or partner, husband or wife.


I can not emphasise the importance of this type of image enough. These are the pictures that help us to remember our loved ones and to be in their memorial space for a short moment.


Does this actual photo make me sad? No, because I remember his humour and his laughter and the endless cups of tea. What makes me sad is that it is unclear and that there are so few of him and hardly any of us together.


It makes one realise that memories are hugely valuable and give us a deep anchor point for the rest of our lives. It is this that we take forward into how we bring up our own children and how we look after our grandchildren too.....


Father's Day is on the 21st of June, the weekend after this....please remember your dads, love your dads, share photos of your dads and make sure that your children have photos of them and their dads, as the opportunities come and go at an alarming rate.


This is a time for celebration of Fatherhood as dads are a special bunch........

42 views1 comment
  • Stourbridge Wedding Photographer

  • destination wedding Photography

  • wedding photographer

  • lgbt wedding photography

  • alternative wedding photography

  • Sionbree photography

  • Pet Photography

  • Boudoir Photography

  • New Born baby Photography

  • Product Photography

  • Photographic Projects

  • Warwickshire Wedding Photographer

"Music We Love"

That inspires us to create.

Mill Barns, Alveley, Brockencote Hall, Worcestershire, Swallows Nest Barn, Warwick & Ardencote Manor, Warwickshire, Mythe Barn, Atherstone, Redhouse Barn, Worcestershire, Stone Manor Hotel, Kidderminster, Curradine Barns, Worcestershire, Gorcott Hall, Redditch, Blakelands Country House, Stourbridge, Hagley Hall, Stourbridge, Nuthurst Grange, Warwickshire, Pimhill Barn, Shrewsbury, Rowton castle, Shrewsbury, Ettington Park Hotel, Stratford upon Avon, Mallory Court Hotel, Leamington Spa, Gloucester Cathedral, Gloucer, Walcot Hall, Shropshire, Coombe Abbey, Warwickshire, Stourport Manor, Worcestershire, Fairlawns Hotel, Midlands, Dumbleton Hall, The Cotswolds, Botanical gardens, Birmingham, Hampton Manor, Solihull, Albright Hussey Manor, Shropshire, Somerford Hall, Staffordshire, Walton Hall, Warwickshire, Grafton manor, Bromsgrove, Birtsmorton Court, Worcestershire, Hogarths Hotel, Solihull, Wootton Park, Warwickshire, Berrow Court, Birmingham, Haughton hall, Shropshire, Highbury Hall, Birmingham, The Wood Norton, Worcestershire, Harrington Hall.

Website©2020 SionBree Photography