I borrowed this idea from an amazing photographer in Portland, Motormouth Studios (seriously check out her blog, I love her design style and her photography work. I have this feeling that if we ever met in person we’d be great friends!) Anywho, she posts a series of random questions and answers them as a little deeper insight to who she is, so I thought it would be fun to do that as well.
What makes you happy?
My two dogs, a good cup of coffee, and a cozy bed.
What’s one piece of clothing you can’t live without?
I’d definitely have to say either my flats or a great pair of jeans.
What’s right with the world?
That there are people who still care about others and will go out of their way to help their fellow man/animal.
Are you a morning or night person?
I am 100% a night person (I think most photographers agree), I get most of my work done at night when things have calmed down and I can really focus.
Name one quirk about yourself.
I have to put everything in order. CD’s/DVD’s/Books are all in alphabetical order in my house and my closet is organized in order of the rainbow. Things are just easier to find that way 🙂
What is your favorite food your parents make?
Okay this one is hard because I LOVE to eat and my mom makes such good food, but my top three are her homemade pizza, vegetable beef soup, and mush (I’ve heard mush called other things, but it’s just fried cornbread that you eat like a pancake with butter and syrup). My favorite food that my dad makes is crawfish etouffee…seriously the best thing ever! Think a creole dish with rice, garlic, butter, lots of herbs, and crawfish, NOM!
And I can’t leave without a photo, this is me (left) and my little sister when we were young. I’m probably 10 years old and she’s most likely 2 years old.
Over the last few months I’ve been working really hard to lose weight, which if you’ve ever tried you know is no easy task. I have fallen off the wagon a few times here and there (darn sour cream and onion chips!), but I have always dusted myself off and got back on. When I first started eating right and working out I emailed a photographer friend of mine, Shawna Gerry Photography, and asked if she wanted to trade family photos this fall. It was a great motivation to keep going and my goal was to lose 25lbs by the time the session rolled around. I didn’t quite make it, but I’m down 21.5lbs and see those pants in the images? They are a size smaller than when I started, so I really can’t complain!
I am absolutely in love with these and I can’t wait to hang them up. It’s my favorite time of year, so what better time to get family photos done?! Hurry, book your family portraits with your favorite Jackson family photographer before the colors disappear!
Important Holiday Dates
November 1 – Last day for a full portrait session to be photographed & guaranteed before the holidays.
November 15 – Holiday Mini Sessions (details to be announced later).
November 21 – Deadline for holiday orders. Must be placed no later than noon.