Photographer, musician, traveler, storyteller.
When I was in elementary school, I would come home with drawings all over my hands. I would get in trouble, be told not to do it again, and came home the next day with my hands decorated once more.
I've always had to be creating something. Sometimes it's at my piano, sometimes it's making furniture, sometimes it's turning absolutely anything into a sketch pad. But mostly, it's with a camera in my hand on one of the most important days of your life.
After 13 years, I still love every second of getting to help tell the story of a beautiful day you've waited so long for. The honor of helping create your heirlooms will never be lost on me.
By trade, I am a wedding photographer. I imagine that most people think I simply show up on your day, photograph your wedding, go home, and move on to the next client.
But they don't see our late night texts where I assure you it'll all be okay. They're not with us when we meet for drinks to make timelines but end up talking more about life. They don't notice our eye contact during portraits when I remind you to breathe.
They definitely don't see when I stand in your childhood bedroom with your mom as she proudly shows me photos of you on a happy but somewhat difficult day for her. They're not in the room when I photograph you reading a letter from your late grandmother and cry with you because my hard rule in life is that no one cries alone.
And they don't know that I smile every time I see something new and wonderful happen in your life. Or how excited I am when you're a guest at another wedding or if I run into you downtown. They don't know that I carry you in my heart long after you stand in front of my lens. And I do. I'm on your team for life.