Why is being a Denver Wedding Photographer so perfect for me? Well, let me tell you a little more about myself.
I LOVE adventures. I thrive on problem solving. I am a hopeless romantic. I have a deep passion to share God's great love. I seriously like being busy. I love secretarial work; you know the paper filing, emailing, organizing stuff. I love getting to know new people. I love traveling. I love being outside. I love designing. I love creating and imagining. I love to inspire. I love to make people smile. I love human interactions. I love planning my life a year or two in advanced. I love the moments in life that take your breath away. I love working long hours a few days a week. I love change. I have a ridiculous amount of energy. I am good at being unnoticed. I am determined.
I hate competition. I wear glasses. I have a mild case dyslexia. I need to sleep 8-9 hours a day to be the least bit functional. Haha.
In all the jobs I've ever wanted to have, none of them have every single thing I love; but Denver wedding photography does. As a wedding photographer, I get to go on amazing adventures to scope out the locations for sessions. I get to problem solve so much with lighting, posing people, and well just in pleasing customers while still running a profitable business. I get to capture love and the glory of God. During wedding season I am extremely busy. I get to run my own wedding photography business doing all those menial tasks. I get to meet so many amazing people. I get to travel. I get paid to be outside. I get paid to design products. I get to create, imagine, and inspire. I get to make people smile by creating stunning photos of them and their lives. I get to capture the sweet interactions between people. I must plan my life two years in advanced. I get to capture the moments during weddings that take your breath away. I get to set my own schedule, well to some extent. Every wedding is different, so everything changes often. I get to work long hours to use all that energy. Many of my brides said they didn't even notice I was at the ceremony, which they appreciated. Running a wedding photography business has made me a true entrepreneur.
While I do find it seriously ironic that I am a wedding photographer that has bad eyes, is sometimes dyslexic, and needs a ridiculous amount of sleep. I clearly see God's grace overcoming me in all of theses. But if you deeply know God yourself, he likes to be ironic, so very much.
“God chose what is low and despised in the world, even things that are not, to bring to nothing things that are, so that no human being might boast in the presence of God.” 1 Corinthians 1:28-29
In not having a photography degree or even a business degree, I stay humbled to rely on God to lead me to all these things. In this I am grateful that I do not abandon Him who made me. But not only this I seriously must submit myself daily to God otherwise I do get overwhelmed and seriously wonder why in the world I have this job. Daily, He graciously reminds me He put me here and He will lead me. And He has done exactly this for the past 4 years, and well, my whole life.
Because of all these things I feel in perfect harmony to be a Denver wedding photographer. I give all praise to God for it, for He brought it to me, has lead me through it and keeps me going with it. I love my job, but I love my God even more.