One good thing about a member of the family knowing photography is you never have to go out to a studio to have your portraits taken.
One bad thing about a member of the family knowing photography is that member almost never has a picture of himself with the entire family, because he is always behind the camera.
The good thing about the bad thing is we never have to worry about makeup or dressing up or looking for a diet pill that works fast so that we look good in our pictures. We have learned that a little angling of the light and strategic posing often takes off a considerable amount of weight in the photos. Not to mention the liquefy tool in Photoshop.