About two weeks ago I did a session for this young couple who were expecting the birth of their baby girl. In our prior discussions it was clear they didn’t want anything frou frou. Just something simple and sort-of-candid. To get some sense of direction, I told them our running theme would be… “The Romance Never Ends”. These two had plenty of romance between them, I had a blast capturing their moments together.
The thing I love most about photographing people is having the opportunity to get to know my clients. Some of their stories serve as links to creating friendships and some, I believe, are meant to inspire.
Back in October of 2015, I received a call from Thelma Kidwell. She wanted to grant her daughter’s wish to have a family portrait session. So I came up with a package that was going to be presented on her birthday the following year. In our planning meetings, we would occasionally exchange personal stories. In Thelma’s case, it was her battle against Multiple Myeloma. A type of cancer that, while treatable, still has no cure. About 11,000 people in the U.S. die from it each year. Continue reading