It's hard to believe that we were saying goodbye to 2017 one month ago already. It feels like only yesterday when I was writing down new year goals and watching that New Years Eve ball drop. But here we are friends--31 days into 2018 and left with a single question:
What did you do with your January?
As some of you may know (but if you don't, you're about to know), I'm not a full-time photographer yet.
I work a corporate job punching the clock Monday through Friday 9 to 5. So when I was asked "What did you do with your January?" I have to honestly sit back and let that settle in and think... Where did time go and what did I even accomplish?
Here are some things that I'm proud to have accomplished in the month of January in my business and personal life:
Don't beat yourself up. It takes everyone time to know who they really are.
I was sitting at my computer desk in our tiny studio apartment with a cup of coffee I've reheated twice already while staring at photos I shot just a few years ago. Thoughts of "this isn't my style anymore", "your work really wasn't that great", and "what was I thinking?" came shouting down the stairs of self-doubt and self-worth as I stared at my own work.
As I sat there on the first day of 2018, my girlfriend said these words...
Moments after your ceremony, your guests will be slowly escorted to the reception space for cocktail hour while you're off taking photos with your forever partner.
What's your guest's first impression of your reception space?
Will it be the lights, the sparkling champagne, or all the floral arrangements and tablescape?
Last month, I connected with the oh-so-talented vintage fashion designer, Moiselle Amoureux after she contacted with me on Instagram. After a thread of emails, we created probably one of the coolest photo shoots I've ever had the honor of shooting.
I am a...
Los Angeles native.