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Kami | Just Cause

when i first started photography, i attended a workshop where they suggested that once a month we get out and shoot something entirely for ourselves. No client expectations. No need to produce anything specific. Just a shoot entirely for myself.

I hadn’t seen my friend for a while. We made plans to meet for lunch. And the wind was blowing like crazy that day. Which is saying a lot for Amarillo, Tx.

“i dunno…. i kinda wanna shoot in the wind” – i neverrrrrrr do that. If it’s windy, i reschedule. But i packed my camera in my purse and hopped in Kami’s car and off we went to adventure. Our 20 minutes together was so fun and just what i needed. Kami is a dream to photograph.

and while i may not be afraid to shoot in the wind, i most appreciate people that will embrace life as it’s presented and will trust me enough to let down their guard, be vulnerable and true to their selves…. and let me photograph that.shoot through the moments. my absolute FAVORITE images always come from the moments in between poses. camidelight. and yes i know your name is spelled with a K. thank you for always being you. for sharing that with me. you are one of my most beloved friends. i love your honesty. transparency. complete acceptance of self. i love your intuition. your self awareness. and your ability to uplift and encourage everyone around you. i love our time together and the way you always make me shift my perspective. i love you as much as i love riri. i love our friendship. and our connection. and especially love that you are so generous to share your soul with me and my camera. i don’t even care that you don’t wash your hair. haha.

be infinitely blessed, doll.

 

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Maddy | Class of 2017

This sweet young lady is graduating high school in a couple of months. I have just recently met Maddy. I am slightly bitter about that because she’s awesome and everything fun and joyful. She has big dreams. And goals. the best sense of humor.

and well… she’s also a complete beauty.

maddddddy! thanks for an absolute blast! you are so much fun to be around and i love finally meeting you and being able to spend the entire time laughing. you are positivity and joy and are truly beautiful from the inside out. thank you for sharing your afternoon with me. thank you for the sweet and funny texts and for being an outstanding young lady.  you are the kind of young lady that makes me feel hopeful and excited for the future of our community and this world! i am excited to see what you accomplish and to see how you overcome this minor detour. you are going to be stronger, more aligned, and focused! I’ll be cheering you on, girlie!

be infinitely blessed

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Dean and Julie | Parents to Be

I have been on this magical ride with Julie since she was graduating high school. She very quickly became my favorite because she showed up with chocolate covered strawberries. Since then, i have photographed her engagement, bridal, wedding, and Christmas photos. As an added perk, Dean was added to the mix.

The two of them are dynamic and energetic. I love the way they love each other. their investment and loyalty in those around them. and their dedication to being great human beings.

Now, Dean and Julie are going to be parents. I know they will be outstanding and will provide the most caring and loving home for their baby. I’m already in love with this little creation and cannot be more humbled to continuing telling their story.

thank you. i love you dearly. don’t know what i ever did in this life to deserve your energy. to witness your love. and to be on the receiving end of your goodness. so much joy in my heart for this!

be infinitely blessed

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Abby | Class of 2017

 You can learn a lot from a person when you photograph them. With Abby, i immediately knew she was strong, and determined… focused. She pushed through photos on this cold and very windy afternoon. She’d shiver between poses. She’d take a deep breath, give herself a mental push, and then she’d smile and kill it.

I imagine that she has the same disposition in all other areas of life; breezing through challenges and tough situations. It’s young ladies like her that make me so excited for the future. This sweet girl is graduating high school. And while I only recently met Abby, i know she will reach and surpass her full potential.

Abby – you are beautiful through and through. I so enjoyed our time in the cold wind and cannot wait to see your talents on stage next month! I will be cheering you on in your future endeavors and can only hope to see more and more of you in the time to come! thank you for sharing your senior year memories with me. but mostly, thank you for being so positive and radiant.

be infinitely blessed

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Mireya | Class of 2017

She’s quiet. And studious. Very independent. That’s really all i ever knew of her. Until we met for her graduate session. And, if i’m honest, i’ll tell you that i haven’t laughed that much on a session in a long time. Which is to say, i laughed more than A LOT! Anyway, we had a great time together and i am happy to have gotten to know this girl and her big dreams a little better that morning!

Mireya, thank you for choosing me and trusting me to photograph you.  There are so many great things about you and i feel like i have only been fortunate to see a few. I know that you will succeed in all you do. I pray that you continue to allow people to see and experience the amazing things that lie within you and that you have abundance of favor returned to you for sharing your fun, playful, giving, and energetic spirit.

be infinitely blessed

 

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