My family

My family

 

Who I am

First and foremost I am a Christian.

I have priorities in life and this is how they fall:

1. God / Church

2. Family / Friends

3. Photography / Work

 

I have had people ask what it is about photography that I like so much..and for me, it is just something I love. It's something that is in me. I am, in general, a passionate person. I am passionate about many things and photography is one of them.

 

When it comes to photography I view myself as a preserver of memories. When I look at photos it takes me back to that time and place. A photo captures what is truly there that our eye can't always see. It captures emotions that are gone within seconds. Photography to me is sentimental, I can look through photos from my childhood or from an event that took place yesterday - either way I hope to have captured the "truth"  of those moments. Facial expressions are my favorite part of photography. 

It is amazing to me to capture a photo of a newborn just moments after birth. And later capture his first birthday and then his first day of school, and on and on. From birth to marriage to a golden anniversary, preserving memories is what I do.