I quit my photography business back in 2015 when I left Hawaii. I put my camera down and decided I wasn't going to shoot anymore. I was burnt out, I was tired, I was depressed and I didn't want any parts of it anymore. I had just quit my great paying job in mortgage banking, moved back to the south, turned down a job in Atlanta and got stuck in Alabama for reasons I will not discuss. I didn't even want to THINK about the energy it took to photograph weddings, or feed into another woman while photographing them at their most vulnerable moments. I was truly burnt out and photography made me sad, angry and anxious.
I let myself get caught up in being burnt out,while life was passing me by… and I didn't know how to move around, or through it. Not until a dear friend of mine talked me into making the leap to relocate for my sanity. I don't even think he knew how depressed I was at the time. And you know what? I did what he urged me to do.Read More