Snap-happy parents are spending almost five hours of family time on taking photos during a typical break according to new research from Butlin’s.

This is an average of 24 photos a day, with one in ten admitting to taking over 50 a day.

While the average time to get the perfect shot is just over four minutes, one in 25 parents say they will take over fifteen minutes to get the right composition and one in 13 parents even say their photo-taking has meant that their family has missed out on doing activities together.

To help, the holiday brand has introduced a new generation of roving photographers across its three resorts, which Sir Billy Butlin originally introduced in the 1940’s to ‘capture and preserve the carefree happy atmosphere of your holiday’.

Each has been trained in the principles of natural family photography by Royal photographer Samir Hussein, best-known for capturing natural family photos of Will and Kate and their two little ones, and can be found throughout the resort identifying families sharing special family moments and capturing them for families to keep.

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