A few weeks ago, during her baby shower, my cousin’s wife, Kortney, mentioned she wanted to take some maternity pictures. Somehow, amidst that conversation, I ended up offering to take them for her. And somehow she trusted me, despite the fact that I’m not a professional, and that she’s probably only seen the pictures that I’ve taken on here, which are about as unprofessional as they get…(What? You don’t like my closet door as a background over and over and over again? My bad.)
Anyway, we drove up beautiful Provo canyon a few days later, just as the sun was about to set, and got some pretty good photos of her in all her glowing pregnant beauty.
And now several people have been like, “hey, do you do photography now?” And the honest answer
is, um, “I don’t know.” It’s kind of a fun little hobby for me, but I have no desire to make a big business out of it. I have so many other things that I’m involved in, and the thought of booking shoots, or advertising, or building a website just makes me want to die. I think I’d much rather do it every once in a while, all by word of mouth, and keep it very casual, and mostly just for fun. Cause if I’m going to be totally honest with myself, I will hate it the second it becomes a job.
Oh, and I must promise myself that I will not offer to take anyone else’s photos until I get an external hard drive. Cause guess what…my computer is out of memory. I can hardly check my email without little warnings popping up everywhere telling me my startup disk is almost full. Christmas cannot come soon enough.