I still prefer to read books with pictures. I also think one perfectly created picture can be worth a million books.
I’ve always had a passion for creating. Ever since I can remember, I would ask friends to perform for me. I’d coordinate neighborhood plays. I’d ask my older sister to sing the national anthem for only me, as if I were an elite audience in and of itself. Now years later, I ask clients to intimately share their family bonds in front of my camera lens. I began my career initially with the intent to only work in the world of graphic design and branding, but just as I would have hoped, I was thrown a curve ball.
My career in photography really took off 9 years ago, and it’s been an amazing journey to think back on. How many people/cultures I’ve met and all the various 45 minutes conversations I’ve had that have really helped to grow me into, well, ME.
It’s typical for my house to have extra people hanging around. But as for the normal crazy: I have 3 rip-sticking, back-flipping, freckle-nosed kids. I am married to the most genuine man who has the most contagious laugh.
As the youngest, and only “blonde” to my Jewish siblings, there was a running joke that the gypsies left me on the porch. I’ve decided my Gypsy Soul (I was tagged with as a child) was only foreshadowing of my future. I love all things adventure, change, and love the thrill of thriving no matter what my circumstance may be.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I hope I won’t have a single bit of talent left and can say, “I used everything you gave me.”