Wowzas. Have we had one whirlwind week around here!! We flew out of Nashville on Saturday morning & we were pumped & ready to go! See, we were headed to Las Vegas, for the WPPI (Wedding & Portrait Photographers International) Convention. The drive to Nashville seemed like minutes, then we were in the air. First stop, Dallas, TX! But, only for a short lay-over to change planes. Then, we were VEGAS bound! We did it all! We saw a show, walked the streets, hit the hottest night clubs, ate the best food & of course had our pix made a bazillion times… once with Elvis & once with Michael Jackson! We were tourists!
But, the main event was to see all the new things in the world of photography and attended seminars taught by some of the best photographers in the industry. People always wonder why PROFESSIONAL photographers charge what they do for creative sessions & here’s why we do what we do… In life businesses come & go. The ones that stick, are those who continue to learn & thrive in the their industry but most of all, we are the ones who treat our clients & patrons as friends. Keeping up with the latest technology & the latest trends in photography is something that I study almost daily. Things change constantly. There’s always something bigger & better. I want better. I want to be the best & I want YOU, my clients to get the best. That’s why I am a member of the PPA (Professional Photographer of America), WPPI (Wedding & Portrait Photographers International) and the NACP (National Association of Child Photographers). Not only did I earn a degree in Art Education with a focus on Photography but, I am constantly continuing my education to learn all that I can in the world of photography. With an industry like this, there are constantly FAUXTOGRAPHERS popping up all around. People who have a nice camera & charge money for sub-par work. I see it every where. Please, know your photographer. Study him or her. Research. Ask questions. If they can’t answer them, they probably aren’t for you. You get what you pay for. If you want 9.99 prices, you get 9.99 images. What we do here at Your Story is document life. We document the milestones you never want to forget. Those moments in life that will live on in your images long after you are gone. I don’t take this lightly, neither should you.
Woah nelly, did I get off on a tangent there or what? I am so passionate about what I do, that I get disgusted when people come to me and say, “I used so & so for my daugther’s newborn session because she/he was a friend and they just aren’t good.” This happens far to often. It’s your baby, it’s your family. Regardless of whether that baby is 5 days old or 18 and graduating from high school, you always get the best from us & I GUARANTEE IT.
Here I go again, whew. I get excited about what I do. I love seeing my clients face when they view their images for the first time or when I get emails or FB messages saying thanks for such a great session… it makes me giddy.
Just know, we are always on top of our game. I don’t have to “sell” myself or the studio to you, you’ll just get it. If you come in and meet us and we aren’t a good fit or you don’t like us, roll on. Go somewhere else, it’s ok. I want you to have the absolute best portrait experience EVER.
Now, I’ve got jet lag and gotta go take a nap!
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