Every time I think I’m catching up I get more and more behind. My goal when I stay at home full time is to become more organized, and move blogging higher up on the priority list. I guess since there is Facebook I feel like people see my work, and my “clients” get their portraits and everyone is happy. I forget that a blog, at least for me, is a more focused platform for my work and the stories behind those little ones, or families, or couples in front of the lens. I don’t know about you, but I’m like the dog on “Up” when I’m on facebook, I’ll see something that catches my eye and then “squirrel!” I see an amazing picture from a fellow photographer “squirrel!” I see a funny post from one of my mommy friends “squirrel!” I see a new photo of my adorable niece “squirrel!” So yeah, you can easily be distracted and while I feel like I get the broadest reach on facebook, I don’t get people’s full attention. You know what I mean? And I’m not saying everyone needs to pay attention to me and my work, but when I shoot and I edit, and put the “story” together I think it deserves it’s own platform where if people would like the opportunity, they can give it their full attention. So my adorable kids get center stage, or my gorgeous couples can get in the spotlight, or my adorable family of four can shine. At the end of the day, my goal is for a photo to capture a moment in time and tell a story, so what better way to help share that story then a good ole’ blog post!
And…with that said, here is my next posting…
My best friend has two gorgeous children. I may be biased, but they are to me at least. So when I have the opportunity to photograph them, I get excited. Stephanie wanted to get school portraits of Hunter and Lea, but hates the elementary school set up, so duh, why don’t I do them! Genius idea right! I think so. I think what also makes this shoot a little extra special is that it was the first time back behind the lens after giving birth to my little man. Of course I was photographing him non-stop, but you know what I mean. I had my eye on this really cool field up the street for my house, so it wasn’t too far away when I left my little guy with his daddy for a short time. It was the perfect chance to get back in the swing of things, and so we headed out. Of course I was so nervous leaving, LOL, but I made it through and I was able to capture some gorgeous shots of two of my favorite kiddos.
A little funny side note, you know how far behind I am when these were done at the beginning of the school year, and we are now like one week away form them being out of school for the summer! SMH…being a mommy, a wife, a full time designer, and a photographer is hard work, so bare with me as I catch up with my blogging one day at a time. Like I said, once I’m home full time (which will be June 15, whooohoo!!) I’ll be a blogging fool I tell ya!