A little over 4 years ago the idea of pursuing what was a dream became a reality. I took a leap of faith to pursue my calling as a wedding photographer. What first inspired me to be a wedding photographer was photographing my grandmas wedding. The way people love each other through ups and downs, past relationships; love remains the same.
Through out the last four years being a small business owner definitely has had its valleys but what keeps me going is the love & joy, intentional relationships, unbelievable adventures & all the wonderful couples I get to serve and photograph.
From the first email to the delivery of their galleries my main purpose is to serve my clients. I want them know I am here for them. I am there to encourage them. I am there to make sure they know they are loved & valued.
One of my favorite moments during a wedding days the moment when the officiant announces the couple as husband and wife! To see the groom look at his bride with complete joy, to see their friends and family cheering, there is just so much life during that moment.
When a couple asks me how I feel about first looks, I say YES! By doing a first look we are able to do all the bridal party photos, husband and wife photos before the ceremony that way there is a sense of relief of less pressure to get to the reception. You are able to enjoy the process and the moments of excitement leading up to the ceremony.
There is a song by Jenn Johnson called Chasing You and I live for the lyrics. Gods given me this calling and He continues to lead me. Before the wedding, I spend time praying for my couples; I want their hearts to be so in love that they run towards God together. This song is a wonderful resemblance to marriage; a constant pursuit and as a wedding photographer I am constantly finding ways to serve and pursue the couples I work with.