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1. Tell us a bit about you!
I am a 23 year old mom and wife. I thrive on creativity, and besides photography I love all kinds of artsy and crafty things. I love the ocean, coffeeshops, books, vintage cameras, film, writing, and travel. I am on a journey that is spiritual, artistic, personal, and life-long.

2. How did you end up being a wedding and family lifestyle photographer?
I have loved taking pictures for as long as I can remember, but I truly fell in love with photography as a teenager, on a trip to the UK. After that, you could rarely find me without my camera. I majored in Communication Studies in college, and took courses in photography- that was when I knew that it was what I was meant to do. I started my business the year after I graduated.

3. why do you love what you do?
I love capturing the beauty in the world- the real, raw beauty in people and in relationships. I believe that it is all a powerful reflection of God. I also love (and feel unbelievably lucky) that I have a career that is creative and challenging and makes me feel alive. 

4.  what inspires you in your work?
I am inspired by the energy in the people I photograph, by the ocean and nature, by blogs and catalogs and Anthropologie, by books and movies and art galleries. Inspiration is everywhere.

5.  pick a favorite role model, and tell us why you respect them?
It is difficult to pick only one. There are several women I know who I look up to for the way they gracefully balance business, art, family, and self. I also admire anyone who is comfy in their own skin and unafraid to be who they are, and allows that to shine in all they do.

6. what equipment do you use and why do you love it?
I shoot with a Nikon D700 and a vintage Pentax film camera. I love my prime lenses, especially my 50mm. I also enjoy playing with my Polaroid SX-70 and my Holga. I like to experiment, and I love film. Everything has its place though, and my D700 is my (other) baby.

 7. how would you describe your style?
That is always so hard to pin down. I’d say it is artistic, authentic, and ever-evolving along with me.

8.  if you could second shoot for any photographer, would it be and why?
Elizabeth Messina. She was the very first photographer whose work I fell in love with, and it still amazes me.
Also, Jose Villa- his work never ceases to take my breath away.

9. give us a disaster story. Has anything terrible or crazy happened at a shoot/wedding and how did you handle it?
Thankfully I have no disaster stories. The closest I’ve come was during my very first engagement session, there was a brief moment where my camera was trying to keep up with me and I thought my card had gone bad. Luckily that wasn’t the case, and everything was fine, but for a few seconds I was panicking inside but trying of course to be super cool outside.

10. what is the most challenging thing about your line of work?
Balance. Having a career and being a mom and wife is not easy- there is always more than one thing needing my undivided attention at any given moment.
I wouldn’t trade it though- I believe it so important for my kids to grow up seeing me following my dreams and doing things I am passionate about.

11. tell us why you love SoFly!
There is so much knowledge and talent represented in the group, and such a willingness to share and support one another. That is so unique and special. We have a great time together too.

12.  what is your favorite website/blog?
Oh just one? Lately, Pinterest. But I also love Etsy, The Creative Mama, and of course Facebook and Twitter.

13.  tell us something you’ve learned recently that you’ve applied to your business
That it is important to say no sometimes- to jobs that aren’t a good fit, to requests to work for free, to clients who do not value what I do.  I also recently started working with a CPA, so I’m learning more about the financial aspects of running a business. I wish I’d started working with her sooner!

14. give us one item in your arsenal of equipment that you simply could not live without!
My D700. Or my 50mm. Or my Wacom tablet. Can you tell I have trouble narrowing my answers down to one?

15.  5 words your friends/family have used to describe you
Free-spirited, creative, nurturing, organized (but they haven’t seen my desk today), smart (a.k.a nerdy)

16. where do you see yourself in five years, and what are you doing to get there?
I see myself staying busy shooting what I love, and in a place where I am meeting my financial goals and still giving the best of myself to husband and kids.  To get there, I am putting in the long hours and continuing to constantly educate myself in both business and my art.

How did you end up being a FAMILY/CHILDREN photographer?
AFTER I HAD MY FIRST CHILD A LITTLE OVER 4 YEARS AGO, I LEFT THE CORPORATE WORLD AND BECAME A STAY AT HOME MOM.  I LOVED TO PHOTOGRAPH HER AND I LOVED BEING ABLE TO LOOK BACK AT THE IMAGES TO SEE HOW MUCH SHE CHANGED.  MY NEW “MOMMY” FRIENDS WOULD SEE THE PHOTOS AND ASK ME TO PHOTOGRAPH THEIR CHILDREN.

why do you love what you do?
I LOVE THE FEELING WHEN I PRESS THE SHUTTER RELEASE BUTTON AND KNOW THAT I NAILED A SHOT.  I ALSO LOVE THE REACTION I RECEIVE FROM MY CLIENTS WHEN THEY VIEW THEIR IMAGES.

what inspires you in your work?
THE LOCATION, CLOTHING, PERSONALITIES OF THE PEOPLE I’M PHOTOGRAPHING, THE WEATHER.  I GUESS PRETTY MUCH EVERYTHING!

pick a favorite role model, and tell us why you respect them?
I DON’T REALLY HAVE A ROLE MODEL, BUT I’M INSPIRED BY PEOPLE WHO ARE GENUINELY HAPPY.

what equipment do you use and why do you love it?
I LOVE THE SHARP AND CRISP IMAGES I GET FROM MY NIKON D700.  I LIKE THE PLACEMENT OF THE BUTTONS – SO INTUITIVE.  I ALSO LOVE THE WAY IT FEELS IN MY HANDS. I ALSO LOVE PRIME LENSES.

how would you describe your style?
I WOULD SAY MY STYLE IS RELAXED AND LAID BACK.

if you could second shoot for any photographer, who would it be and why?
I’D LOVE TO SHOOT WITH ANYONE THAT I COULD LEARN FROM AND HAVE A GREAT EXPERIENCE WITH.

give us a disaster story. Has anything terrible or crazy happened at a shoot/wedding and how did you handle it?
LUCKILY IT WAS A PRO-BONO PROJECT, BUT MY FLASH WENT OUT ON ME IN THE MIDDLE OF SHOOTING A FASHION SHOW.  MY KNEES GOT WEAK AND I FELT LIKE I WAS GOING TO THROW UP.  A LITTLE DRAMATIC, I KNOW!  I SWITCHED TO A LOW LIGHT LENS AND DID MY BEST TO GET SOME DECENT IMAGES OF THE MODELS.  I LEARNED AN IMPORTANT LESSON… ALWAYS HAVE BACKUP EQUIPMENT!!

what is the most challenging thing about your line of work?
KIDS ARE NOT EASY TO PHOTOGRAPH, ESPECIALLY THE RUNNERS.  =)  IT CAN MAKE FOR AN EXHAUSTING AND LONG SESSION.

tell us why you love SoFly!
IT HAS GIVEN ME THE OPPORTUNITY TO MEET SO MANY GREAT PHOTOGRAPHERS THAT I CAN CALL FRIENDS.  IT’S NICE TO BE ABLE TO CALL SOMEONE UP WHEN YOU ARE IN A PINCH.  A GREAT SUPPORT GROUP.

what is your favorite website/blog?
I’M A NERD AND AM ALWAYS ON THE COMPUTER.  I VISIT LOTS OF SITES, BUT CAN’T SAY THAT I HAVE A FAV.  SADLY, FACEBOOK EATS UP A MAJORITY OF MY TIME.

tell us something you’ve learned recently that you’ve applied to your business
GIVERS GAIN… IF YOU HELP OTHERS, OTHERS WILL WANT TO HELP YOU.

give us one item in your arsenal of equipment that you simply could not live without!
MY NIKON D700.  IT’S THE BOMB!  I FEEL SURE I COULD SLAP ANY LENS ON IT AND IT WILL PERFORM FLAWLESSLY!  I CAN’T BELIEVE I EVER LIVED WITHOUT IT!

5 words your friends/family have used to describe you
PASSIVE/WITTY/CREATIVE/HEADSTRONG/RESOLUTE

where do you see yourself in five years, and what are you doing to get there?
PERSONALLY: I’D LIKE TO HAVE ONE MORE BABY – TWO MORE IF I COULD CONVINCE MY HUBBY, BUT THAT’S NOT LIKELY.  😉  PROFESSIONALLY: I’D LIKE TO HAVE A STRONG BRAND, BE BOOKED YEAR ROUND OR AT LEAST BUSY ENOUGH TO JUSTIFY HAVING A STUDIO.

1.      Tell us a bit about you!
     Hmm… I am a Florida girl. Married to an incredible man and a
mommy to two precious little girls Ellie and Kira. I love my Heavenly
Father, without whom this business would not be possible. I am huge
fan of chocolate chip cookies. I have a cocacola addiction. I secretly
want to be a hip hop dancer. And… I love mentoring teens.

2.      How did you end up being a photographer?
     I actually started by diving into videography first… (I have
a background in TV News). Then, the photography started somewhat after
that. I became fulltime when my oldest little girl, Ellie, was born.
This business has been a huge blessing for me and a way to be home
with my kids throughout most of the week.

3.      why do you love what you do?
      I really do love this job…  I love the challenges, the
stories, and the people I get to meet… It is really awesome to be
there capturing the most precious moments in people’s lives. It is
such a privilege, really. I also love that I get to build
relationships with my clients. So many of them have become dear
friends.

4.      what inspires you in your work?
     I would have to say photographing my kids keeps me creative.
It’s my “fun photography time.” I also get inspired by movies,
magazines, music, and oftentimes just God’s beautiful creation.

5.      pick a favorite role model, and tell us why you respect them?
      I have a lot of people I look up to. I guess if I had to pick
one person.. it would probably be my mommy. She inspires me to care
about other people. She has five kids and disciples several women each
week. She is constantly giving her time and lending her ears to those
in need. She loves the Lord and continues to encourage me in my own
walk with Him.

7.      what equipment do you use and why do you love it?

I am a Canon girl. Mainly because that is how I started. I do love
Canon’s customer service and their variety of lenses.

8.      how would you describe your style?

Gosh, this question always is hard to nail down an answer for… If I
had to use words… creative, crisp, and clean images… I love
simplicity. So I don’t use many filters or post-editing effects. I
really want my photos to be modern… but still have a classic,
timeless touch. And my focus when shooting is to capture actual
moments, real emotions, not posed ones.

9.    if you could second shoot for any photographer, who would it be and why?

Eek. There are probably a few I would love to shoot for. Probably
Millie Holloman if I had to choose. Just because she is a fun lady to
be around… and works with ease.

10.     give us a disaster story. Has anything terrible or crazy happened
at a shoot/wedding and how did you handle it?

Hmm…I have a funny one. I was outside of a wedding waiting for the
exit. And the guests were holding sparklers… well one came a little
close to me… and caught my sleeve of my sweater on fire. I am
snapping away.. and then before I realized what was going on people
were smacking my arm… Good thing it didn’t get to my hair! 🙂

11.     what is the most challenging thing about your line of work?

Definitely finding balance. There is a lot of freedom in owning your
own biz and running your own schedule. But, I often find it hard to
say no. I am getting better. I have to schedule in down time, creative
time, bookkeeping time, etc. Or I will go crazy!

12.     tell us why you love SoFly!

It is a community of girls who go through the same thing I do on a
daily basis. We learn from each other, assist each other, and
challenge each other… not only to be better photographers, but
better mommies, friends, etc.

13.     what is your favorite website/blog?

I love facebook. In fact.. I have to limit my facebook time or I get
carried away!

14.     tell us something you’ve learned recently that you’ve applied to
your business

I am still learning to prioritize my life! I love photography and
all… but to be honest, I do this to be able to be home with my kids.
So I need to make sure I am organizing my business side enough that I
still have protected family time. I only take on 20 weddings a year
right now. That has been huge. It is hard to say no once the year is
booked, but it is so important for me. I am really trying to only do
what I need to do to pay the bills. The rest of my time is used for my
kids, my hubby, and ministry. I wrote more about it here… in a
recent blog post.
http://66.7.217.76/~youre//blog/thoughts/priorities/

I am also learning that you need to be comfortable with who you are as
a photographer. Don’t worry about what others do or compare your work
to theirs. Be you and unique to who YOU are.


15.     give us one item in your arsenal of equipment that you simply
could not live without!

I am a huge fan of the 50mm 1.2. My fav lens.

16.     5 words your friends/family have used to describe you

17.     where do you see yourself in five years, and what are you doing to
get there?

 I am so bad about these five year plans… Honestly, I want to be
wherever God wants me to be. If I am still doing photography… sweet!
I hope that I am… and that my business is in some ways running
itself. I hope that I will be more balanced and organized. How am I
going to do that?? By the Grace of God 🙂 Lots of discipline and
prayer 🙂

Q: Tell us a bit about you!

A: well, my name is laurie and i am 24 years old. I am adventurous, fun, and spontaneous. I love laughing, loving, and trying new things. there are few things I won’t try at least once and I love getting creative with my weddings and photoshoots!

Q: How did you end up being a photographer?

A: I’ve been taking pictures as long as I can remember. I first learned photography on film and developed my own images in a darkroom at the age of 14. I was sold immediately. I shot my first wedding at 16 and I’ve come such a long way since then.

Q: why do you love what you do?

A: that’s easy… I get to document the happiest moments of people’s lives. there is nothing more valuable than capturing love, joy, and laughter.

Q: what inspires you in your work?

A: Iove. I love love. oh, and laughing. I can’t get enough of watching people love one another and laugh with each other.

Q: pick a favorite role model, and tell us why you respect them?

A: definitely my mom. she is loving, thoughtful, carefree, positive, and determined. her strength is something to be admired and she has set an amazing example for me to follow.

Q: what equipment do you use and why do you love it?

A: Nikon girl for sure. my grandpa first used Nikon in 1950 and I still have his camera J. his manual lens actually works with my new camera body, even 60 years later! I love fast lenses and wide angles, I tend to move a lot when I shoot so I need equipment that can keep up with me.

Q: how would you describe your style?

A: emotional, genuine, and fun.

Q: if you could second shoot for any photographer, who would it be and why?

A: I’ve gotta go with jose villa. he shoots film and it is unbelievable. his images take my breath away.

Q: give us a disaster story. Has anything terrible or crazy happened at a shoot/wedding and how did you handle it?

A: what a lucky girl I am… no disaster stories…yet!

Q: what is the most challenging thing about your line of work?

A: I would say being consistent with my art. my photography is my art. I of course want my clients to love every photo but I can’t change my art to meet everyone’s needs. of course, this is easier said than done.

Q: tell us why you love SoFly!

A: what’s not to love?! we learn from each other, help one another out, and challenge each other to be better women and photographers.

Q: what is your favorite website/blog?

A: I love burdastyle. it is a community of people that design and sew clothes and fun accessories. people share their ideas or creations and tell you how to make it. I love making a cute weekend dress or a fun clutch for a friend!

Q: tell us something you’ve learned recently that you’ve applied to your business.

A: have fun! make friends with your clients… it will make your images 100% better!

Q: give us one item in your arsenal of equipment that you simply could not live without!

A: my shootsac. I love love love my stylish shootsac, it is functional and super cute!

Q: 5 words your friends/family have used to describe you.

A: fun, outgoing, energetic, bubbly, creative.

Q: where do you see yourself in five years, and what are you doing to get there?

A: I see myself shooting with film again. I want to start using film more and perfecting difficult light situations.

 

[All images contained in this post belong to Bee Photography.  Keep it that way!]

Q: How did you end up being a  photographer?

A: I am the cliche MWAC (mom with a camera).

Q: why do you love what you do?

A: I love what I do because it enables me to stay home with my kids.  Yes, I am passionate about the photography aspect, but when it really comes down to it, being home with my babies and having my own business is incredibly empowering.

Q: what inspires you in your work?

A: The reaction from families when viewing their images in person.

Q: pick a favorite role model, and tell us why you respect them?

A: A photography role model…..there are so many.   The photographers that I really look up to are ones that aside from being awesome photographers are even more unbelievable business women.

Q: what are some of your favorite images?

Q: what equipment do you use and why do you love it?

A: I shoot Nikon for no other reason but my dad always has, but I definitely love it.  I’ve been hearing not so great things about the focus in Canons, so I’m very happy with my choice in gear.

Q: how would you describe your style?

A: I am a modern family photographer.  Lots of bright colors.  If one of my images makes you chuckle or even laugh out loud, then I’ve done my job.

Q: if you could second shoot for any photographer, would it be and why?

A: Laura Novak, and to be honest, I don’t even want to shoot with her.

I’d love a one-on-one to talk business.  She runs two very successful photography brands.

Q: give us a disaster story. Has anything terrible or crazy happened at a shoot/wedding and how did you handle it?

A: I had a brand new speedlight fail during a Bat mitzvah event I was photographing.  How did I handle it?…..Kat Braman was with me…-nuff said.

Q: what is the most challenging thing about your line of work?

A: Trying to be one step ahead of the other guy.  There are a lot of photographers in my area.  I need to stay current and continue to offer products and services that are one of a kind.  I describe a session with me as more of an experience.  Being able to come up with ways to change the experience so clients choose to come back.

Q: tell us why you love SoFly!

A: there are no words……….

Q: what is your favorite website/blog?

A: is it terrible to say facebook!  Although I just read The Savvy Photographer today.  I love being able to see into the studios of other successful photographers.

Q: tell us something you’ve learned recently that you’ve applied to your business

A: learn to say no, be consistant in your policies.  Your clients will respect you more.

Q: give us one item in your arsenal of equipment that you simply could not live without!

A: My camera!  Nikon D700.

Q: 5 words your friends/family have used to describe you

Q: where do you see yourself in five years, and what are you doing to get there?

A: I’m going to be the go-to gal for the boutique portrait studio experience in Dade and Broward counties.  Being that I share a space now inside a busy kids’ hair salon, I’m hoping that it will serve as a nice stepping stone so that maybe, even within the next year, I can open up my own boutique natural light portrait studio.

Q: Tell us a bit about you!

A: I am blessed beyond measure and I live with my incredible husband Dave in the breezy beautiful seaside town of Jupiter, Florida. When I’m not shooting you will find me in the company of great friends with my toes in the sand. To me, there is nothing as relaxing as watching the ocean and smelling the salt air. I am a morning person, I love whales, seashells, and a good love story. Oh and I also like making new friends so contact me anytime!

Q: How did you end up being an organic photographer?

A: I’ve always carried a camera with me everywhere for as long as I can remember. Taking pictures was just always how I held on to things that I loved. People, places, and most importantly moments. Not the posed kind like my parents always forced us to smile for but the real, true ones.  So, after a few sad “real world” jobs and a lot of encouragement from my husband, I dove into the world of professional photography head-first and never looked back.

Q: why do you love what you do?

A: I thrive on relationships. They challenge me, motivate me, enthuse me and are what I live for. To me, my job is all about that.

Q: what inspires you in your work?

A: Creation. My identity as a child of God. The way light touches the morning and it’s colors in the evening. And Pretty Music.

Q: pick a favorite role model, and tell us why you respect them?

A: I actually don’t have just one, other than Jesus of course.

Q: what are some of your favorite images?

Q: what equipment do you use and why do you love it?

A: Canon, but I don’t always love it. But it feels very much like a part of me so I can’t imagine making a switch any time soon.

Q: how would you describe your style?

A: well the sofly keywords we came up with as a group were “soft, real and romantic”

Q: if you could second shoot for any photographer, would it be and why?

A: Well my  fave is Jose Villa but I think I would have to choose Adam Barnes. He was the very first photographer whose work I fell in love with, he shot my wedding and I think it would just be so fulfilling and rewarding to shoot with him for that reason.

Q: give us a disaster story. Has anything terrible or crazy happened at a shoot/wedding and how did you handle it?

A: The worst things that have happened to me have been camera malfunctions that thankfully did not turn into major crises. Also, a lot of prayer and prep goes a long way in preventing disasters too!

Q: what is the most challenging thing about your line of work?

A: the biggies: time management. endless editing. staying mentally and emotionally refreshed. being confident in my abilities. making time for my life.

Q: tell us why you love SoFly!

A: SoFly is my go-to-group to ask questions and troubleshoot challenges, as well as an awesome source of encouragement and community for me.

Q: what is your favorite website/blog?

A: does facebook count?

Q: tell us something you’ve learned recently that you’ve applied to your business

A: Still working on perfecting this, but it is to take a day off. I think it is absolutely crucial but near impossible for me.

Q: give us one item in your arsenal of equipment that you simply could not live without!

A: My iphone.

Q: 5 words your friends/family have used to describe you

A: Outgoing. Welcoming. Cheesy. Thoughtful. Whimsy.

Q: where do you see yourself in five years, and what are you doing to get there?

A: Five years from now, I’d love to have a budding family and a balanced business. How am I going to do it? Prayer and patience (I hope).

hey ladies! we are finally starting our interviews on the blog, and im super excited about sharing each of these unique women with you. first up is mrs katie hobbie of kt photography..who just so happens to be delivering her 3rd little one TODAY! we are praying for you girl and are so excited to meet the little man.

introducing, katie hobbie! (you can see her work here and her blog here!)

Q: Tell us a bit about you!

A: I’m primarily a wife (7 ½ years to my college sweetheart) and mother (4 year old, almost-2 year old, and another due VERY soon).  Before I had kids, I was a teacher for 5 years.  I love junk food.  I had the same best friend from 7th to 12th grade and our voices sound exactly the same…even today I could call her husband and he would totally think I was her.  Photography is one of many creative outlets that I enjoy…I also paint, dabble in graphic design, and pretty much anything else involving color & composition.

Q: How did you end up being a photographer?

A: I hate to say this, but my answer is similar to so many other photographers these days:  When my first daughter was born, I didn’t have a lot to do so I took pictures of her ALL the time.  I got lucky a few times and then figured out how to get “lucky” more often…then other peole started asking me if I’d take pictures of their kids or families.  So, I did.  And I liked it.  And I still do.

Q: why do you love what you do?

A: I love seeing people interact with each other…seeing how dynamics are different in every group or couple.  I love the challenge of a new place or different lighting or even a bratty kid.  I love the rush that comes when the shutter closes and I KNOW I just got a great shot.

Q: what inspires you in your work?

A: I think I’m inspired differently at every session.  Sometimes it may be something new that I’ve just learned about my camera or about photography in general, so I lean toward that.  Other times it might be the colors someone is wearing or even a tv commercial I just saw…I guess I’m pretty randomly inspired.

Q: pick a favorite role model, and tell us why you respect them?

A: I honestly don’t really have a photography role model…I don’t know enough “big” names to even make one up.  This sounds totally cheesy, but I definitely have a great deal of respect, both personally and professionally, for all the girls in SoFly.

what are some of your favorite images?

Q: what equipment do you use and why do you love it?

A: My equipment arsenal is VERY basic.  To be honest, I don’t make a lot of money with photography since it’s very much a side job, but I don’t mind not having a lot…it forces me to be great using only what I have.  Anyway, I shoot with a Canon 50D, which I love.  My favorite lens is a Sigma 50mm (I think it’s a 1.4, but I’m too lazy and pregnant to get up and look).

Q: how would you describe your style?

A: I always say I’m “classic with a twist”.  I don’t enjoy taking super-posed shots, but I also don’t really use a lot of trendy actions in my editing.  I’ve noticed too, though, that each session is always a little different, depending on what my current inspiration is.

Q: if you could second shoot for any photographer, would it be and why?

A: I honestly think I would be way too intimidated to shoot for anyone famous…  I think if I could second shoot for anyone it would probably be just one of the SoFly girls…I know I could learn a lot from anyone I shot with, and all those girls are just so dang FUN!

Q: give us a disaster story. Has anything terrible or crazy happened at a shoot/wedding and how did you handle it?

A: I don’t normally shoot weddings, but one that I did shoot was also on an episode of “Bridezillas”.  There were 3 or 4 cameras on at all times, and of course they had to get shots of all the same things that I wanted shots of.  They were nice enough people, but those cameras were either physically in my way or in my shot every second of the night.  I don’t know if it was a “disaster”, but it was definitely pretty dadgum annoying.

Q: what is the most challenging thing about your line of work?

A: Uh…I don’t really consider photography to be my “line of work”, but I think probably the most challenging thing about photography for me is having confidence.  I have a huge fear of failure and am always scared that I’ll screw up or that the client won’t like the images.  I am definitely my toughest critic, so to speak.

Q: tell us why you love SoFly!

A: When we first started having meetings, I was super intimidated, but being a part of this group has been awesome.  I am constantly challenged, encouraged, and feel just generally blessed to be a part of such a unique, fantastically-talented group of gals.

Q: what is your favorite website/blog?

A: I honestly don’t have a lot of time to read blogs, so most of the ones I do read are friends or posts that friends recommend.  Anytime anyone says anything in their FB status about a blog, I read it as soon as I have a chance.

Q: tell us something you’ve learned recently that you’ve applied to your business.

A: I just started shooting in Manual.  That is huge for me because I’m really not technically-minded.  I’m excited because I feel closer to my camera  and I feel like my images look a lot better.

Q: give us one item in your arsenal of equipment that you simply could not live without!

A: Like I said before, my “arsenal” is more like a fanny pack.  I guess I’d have to say the 50mm.

Q: 5 words your friends/family have used to describe you:

A: artistic, honest, laid-back, caring, scatter-brained

Q: where do you see yourself in five years, and what are you doing to get there?

A: I hate this question.  J  I see myself and my sweet husband with 3 kids in elementary school.  Hopefully I’ll still be blessed to be doing photography and selling paintings.  And hopefully my butt will be smaller than it is now.