My journey to becoming a Tulsa photographer has evolved from a love for art that elevates a person to self transcendence. Art has the power to influence emotion, drive, self-esteem, and awareness. On a daily basis art uplifts moods, sparks creative thinking, and reminds you of emotions and memories that you cherish.
My artistic past is extensive, but less than enchanting. I was that kid always in an art class, always loved art, but never quite found their niche. I loved how I could express a feeling or a thought within something that has no words; art gave me expression.
My niche came in highschool when a family friend let me “play around” with their digital slr camera. This was it. This was everything. I needed one. I photographed anything and everything in nature because that was my sweet spot in art. Next thing I knew I was helping as a “second shooter” for the family friend at an event and photographing my cousins – my first paid job! I didn’t even know I was going to be paid, but I did know I did not deserve it back then! I continued photographing friends and family for free to gain experience and understanding of my new art.
Now, what I love about portrait photography is it’s capability to warm hearts and encourage us on every level of life. Portraits give us a chance to display our achievements, remind us of what we value most in life, relive our favorite moments, and forge our future. I’m never more elated and humbled than when I watch the face of a client who is seeing their pictures for the first time – their sense of self is uplifted, their self-confidence at it’s height, and their pure joy in reliving a precious moment in time. These are the snapshots I fill my heart with. These moments are why I am a photographer.
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I'm so glad you're here! I serve people who find that their "inner critic" holds them back and help them focus on Truth. You're called to something big in this world. Together, let's get you out of your own way.