It's been a super busy season for me over here as I tackle my first year of full time wedding photography. I so look forward to the days I get to step away from my laptop and editing and connect with my couples, getting outside and taking a big gulp of fresh air.Read More
Engagement sessions are such an important part of the wedding preparation process. It's a chance for you to really get to know me as your photographer and I in return get to know you as a couple.
If you're debating whether or not you should include an engagement session as part of your wedding package, I say, "DO IT!"
I was given the great privilege of having my work featured at a local boutique called Share and Do Good in Downtown Fullerton for their monthly art walk. The only parameters around the project were to keep the theme "Share Their Stories" in mind. I wasn't sure exactly who the "their" part of that was as I thought about it all year. I knew that God would show me exactly who that was in His perfect timing.
This post has been a long time coming because it’s been a long time in the making. It’s the trials in life that always grow us the most. I began the year with bright eyes and determination. Don’t we all? It’s January…it’s fresh, everything’s new, the world is yours for the taking. February holds promise, then March comes and the newness begins to wear off. I felt every increasing battles against every positive thing I set my mind to — my health and business two of the main targets.Read More
What a blast Taylor and I had celebrating the near arrival of her little guy, Wyatt Lee and what a day to see God's glory.Read More
One of my goals as a photographer is to make people see their worth through the photos I capture of them. But there was an abrupt realization I had this week that hasn't been sitting well with me. I dread being in front of a camera.Read More
Palm Springs Wedding | Spotlighting: The Bride
Sammie + Austin Aguilera
Ever just text a friend and say, "Let's go eat lunch in Palm Springs and take pictures"? With the desert only an hour and a half from where we live, that's just what we did.
Even though we’re into the second week of December, I want to ride on the November wave of thankfulness a bit longer. Looking back on this year, I am beyond thankful for all the people who came alongside me offering their help, wisdom, and encouragement. They are the reason I am where I am today. I consider myself still in the infancy stage of building this God sized dream, but with a year of experience under my belt I can say dreams are not meant to be chased alone, strength lies in numbers.
Takeaway #1: Find a mentor who can give you the rundown on all the practical things you’ll need to know as a freelance photographer.Read More