The Lady Behind
After growing up on the beaches of Cali, the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles life and then Chicago. I found myself in Arkansas just before the start of high school. I was always the kid that had something to prove, not to everyone else, but to myself. I truly believed, and still do, that anything is possible. I picked up my first camera, it had a scratch that zig zagged across the back screen, an old hand me down gifted from one of the sweetest souls, my Godfather. I loved it so, so much that I still have it along with the pretty trendy bag it was given to me in. I spent my days creating art and attending poetry readings and writing clubs. Photography allowed me to take the words I’d write in my notebooks and truly bring them to life, visually. For a while, photography was my secret solace and writing the accomplice, both my greatest joys as a creative.
“What if you could share your art with the world and truly touch peoples lives, hearts, and souls?
Would you do it?”
I met my amazing husband, Todd, about a year after I decided I was going to slowly make photography a business for me. We married in December of 2016 and have spent our first year settling in our new home. He gives me strength on days when I lose my way, he encourages me and believes in me sometimes even more than I do myself. As the days come and go, we find ourselves falling more deeply in love. He works hard alongside me on late evenings, some weddings, and even editing as we continue to let my dream of Classie Photography become more of a reality than ever before.
Telling sweet love stories is so my jam and so are delicious sundaes from Scoop Dogs, binge watching Stranger Things (So glad October is here!). I’ve got the dreamiest man alive, my sexy behind the scenes sizzle, and forever partner in crime ( husbae as I like to call him!). We have the cuddliest little boy, our sweet fur baby, Polo! He sometimes makes an appearance on sessions, so he may grace you with his presence. I mean who doesn’t want puppy lovin’s?!
MY BELOVED IS MINE AND I AM HIS
“I wake to sun shine, tails wagging, and gentle good morning kisses. I slide open our bedroom door leaving a slant of light dancing across my husbands face. Every morning I take in these little moments that make up my life and I am truly fortunate to wake up and do what I love every day. I get to document True, Real, love stories. We have the capacity to love just as GOD loves us. I am truly blessed to be able to capture the moment that two souls become one before family, friends, and our Father in Heaven.”