The holidays had just begun and the holiday jingles were going full throttle as my team and I took on the biggest photo session rush of the year. With our two camera room set-up, a small handful of photographers and what felt like the entire city's worth of clients waiting for their annual holiday portraits to be taken.
This was my life as a commercial portrait studio photographer about 9 years ago...
I don't know what's worse... being in denial that summer is over and I'm asking myself where the year has gone, or looking at goals I had written down at the beginning of the year and seeing that I haven't accomplished any of them. Either way, there's a whole lot of truth in both statements.
In the recent months, I've been challenged with a family emergency that has led me down a road of so many emotions that caused me to reevaluate my commitments, test my patience, and prioritize what's most important to me...