I gained my practical experience in photography by taking internships at some of the well known and most reviewed companies in San Francisco/Bay Area. Today my husband and I own our own photography company and this is the only thing that we do. On average we shoot between 70-120 events/sessions yearly. I feel comfortable with taking over any kind of session and will treat your clients as my own!
Positive emotions. Since I mostly shoot weddings, it's always about love and couple's beautiful stories. Each story is unique and magical in its own way, it always fulfills my heart and reminds me of the most important thing in life - love. Love towards your spouse/partner, towards your family and close ones. If you have love in life you are a happy person!
I love being around these emotions and more importantly documenting and preserving them for the couples so they can cherish them for a lifetime and re-live every small detail of their special day.
What types of shoots have you done and how did you make them special?
As I mentioned before, I have done all kind of shoots during my career - Engagements/Couples, Maternity, Family, Portrait, Birthdays, Kids, etc. But no matter what kind of shoot I am covering, my number one goal is to make people feel comfortable during the shoot. I always guide my clients through the whole process, give them advices, describe interesting details about photography, have casual chats and tell jokes. All of that helps to build friendly relationship so people feel more relaxed in front of the camera and trust you more as a professional. I always get thanks from the clients for making their experience more fun and relaxed.
Awards, honors, and recognitions received
The reviews from my clients is the best recognition! Our company has a lot of reviews on Yelp, WeddingWire, Google, etc. I honestly simply never have time to get my hands to all these magazine submissions. I'm either busy with actual shoots, delivering photos, or if I have spare time I'd rather be traveling and enjoying time with my husband!