I’m a millennial, a generation of people that cling to technology and are often thought to be disconnected from personal relationships. We want things immediately and often don’t find time to slow down and take in the special moments in life. For me, photography blends these two by allowing me to produce digital and printed images quickly, that are unique and memorable, and captures your cherished memories forever.
Life moves fast, but memories last forever. I’m still shocked by how vividly I remember being excited to turn 15 – 15 years ago! (OMG I’m turning 30!) Since I can remember, I loved sitting and talking with family members while we looked through photo albums that had turned yellow from age. It amazed me how photos could transform someone back in time and their face lit up as if they were reliving the moment. From those moments I understood the importance of photography and how powerful printed memories could be.
As a self proclaimed rebel, I live life fully, by traveling the world, trying new foods, meeting new people and even skydiving. No matter where I go I always have a camera, so that my memories can be shared with future generations, even if I’m unable to tell the story.
Photos tell the unique stories of our lives and my goal is to capture yours.
What inspires you?
I’m a creative. I love all types of art and am easily inspired. I find beauty in almost anything, but I am most inspired by love. From a boudoir shoot, where a women feels fiercely feminine, to maternity and family photos where love of others is seen in one’s eyes, there’s something about love that enhances the photography experience and makes magic behind the lens.
Are you still a lawyer?
I will always be a lawyer, but I may not always practice law. Right now I’m enjoying the best of both worlds with my law practice and a photography business.
Other than photography, what is your favorite thing to do?
My other passion is traveling. You learn so much about people, cultures, and yourself, while getting to experience some really amazing and beautiful sites. Of course I take a camera to capture many special moments.
In 2012, I quit my job as a prosecutor so I could live in Costa Rica. Those 5 months were awesome and invaluable. I don’t know when, but I definitely plan to live abroad again.
What are your weaknesses?