We all know I'm not the best writer or the best at getting my point across with words.
Maybe that is why I gravitated to photography, who knows. When I started
taking photos it was more for documenting things id want to see later, then it slowly became about
getting the best photos I could. Then I started working with people and it
moved onto giving them the best photo they had seen, I was this way for a few years and
it was a good feeling making a photo for someone that they loved. But this year
I had something new.
This winter I did some boudoir photos for valentines day. I worked with a girl who I had previously
done photos of and it turned out great. we got some great shots, we got to do some
new stuff and we tried some new shots with her. During editing I was really happy
with what we had come up with and I was pretty excited to share it with her. She saw the pics
for the first time and loved them. She told me she couldn't stop looking at them and
talking with her friend who I was to also shoot the next week she told her friend
that those photos made her fall in love with her body all over again. Hearing that someone said
that about the work you do is hard to explain, Here I have all my guy friends
telling me how great what I do is because I get to spend afternoons with half naked woman
and there is nothing I can really say to them that comes close to what really meant
the most to me. To me, knowing I played a part in someone falling back in love with there
body was what mattered. And its what stuck with me to this day.
Her friend was so excited
to come shoot after that and we had a great day as well and I loved how her photos
came out. she was just out of a bad relationship and just doing the photos for herself,
she said she never had done anything like this for herself so it was really cool
to be able to give someone something like that. I realize that being a guy I have to overcome the hurdle
of girls not being comfortable to be in there underwear doing photos with a guy, and then there are the girls
who's boyfriends and husbands couldn't handle them having photos
done by a guy, but I'm hoping I get more chances because it's really cool to make someone
feel good about themselves and help them learn to love who they are as a person,
imperfection's an all.