Yesterday I photographed another new friend from Easter Seals, 6-year-old Kai. You’ll have to wait until the photo exhibit opens in October to see this year’s photo, but here are a couple of the portraits I shot for the 2012 exhibit, of twin sisters Anna & Amelia.
Meet Anna & Amelia:
Anna was born premature. With the help of her therapists she is a fun and independent girl who enjoys school, jumping, and drawing. At age four, Anna knows
her letters and numbers.
Amelia has cerebral palsy and works at Easter Seals on body
control, sitting, walking and feeding. Amelia enjoys school, music and telling jokes.
Happy Memorial Day, everyone! Make sure to take a few minutes to remember our soldiers today, especially those who’ve given their lives fighting for our country.
Special shout-out and huge THANK YOUs to my favorite soldiers—Bobby and Andrew. Love you guys so much :)
:: I took this photo of my dad saying goodbye to my brother before his first deployment in 2007. Entitled “Father & Soldier, Deployment Day #2,” it hung proudly in Glen Ellyn’s Gahlberg Gallery the following spring. ::
Caught in the act doing that thing I do
I first met Adam two years ago while shooting some modeling photos for his portfolio with Chosen Mgmt. I was flattered and honored a year later when he asked me to shoot his engagement portraits with his fiancee Carolyn….and even more honored when they asked me to be their wedding photographer for their nuptials this past weekend.
This is one of my favorite moments from their big day…
Such a sweet email I just got in my inbox from an actress/dancer whose headshots I photographed recently. Especially sweet because our shoot was a couple of months ago and she had already thanked me nicely before.
Stuff like this totally makes my day! Thanks, Derin!
Whenever I see other photographers out in the field, I realize that I’m probably the only one out there who doesn’t carry their camera in a camera bag. But I don’t; never have and probably never will. I want to be able to grab it quickly, to always be a split second away from pressing the shutter.
But mostly, I want it right there by my heart, where it belongs.