GENUINE, LOVING, SPIRITED, CREATIVE, BEAUTIFUL.
In just the 40 minutes that I spent with this girl, I was able to see all of these traits that her loved ones so lovingly shared with me.
By the time that her session ended, I was able to grasp just how special she is and after looking through the questionnaires filled out by her loved ones, it was a solid grasp.
It's apparent that this girl is so wonderfully loved and it's my hope for her that she never loses this genuine confidence she has in...
"I just love your photos, Emma" I said during her reveal last week.
To which she replied, "Not as much as I love them!"
As a photographer, hearing that come from a 10 year old girl is simply magical and I feeling that can't quite be described.
Going through Emma's questionnaires that her loved ones filled out for this year's 'Who I am' project, there is no room for doubt where she has grown this amazing self-love of hers.
Every word that I read either put a smile on my face or a tear...
Loving, generous, brave, humble, kind, compassionate.
The list goes on and on for this tween when described by her family, friends, coaches, and teachers.
Closely nearing the age of 12, Olivia's kind spirit was apparent to me not only through these words, but through her graceful demeanor she demonstrated throughout her photo session for this project.
Reading through the countless pages of kind words from her loved ones, I knew instantly that this sweet girl is not only a one-of-a-kind beauty, but a loving and generous soul who goes above and beyond in...
Brave. Loyal. Helpful. Hardworking. Loving.
These are only a few words that were used to describe Mary by her loved ones.
After reading through pages of these thoughtful and kind words about Mary, I was able to get a sense of who she is through this project that perfectly reflected the photos that I had the pleasure of taking.
Being only 11 years old, Mary has clearly changed and touched the lives of many around her; making her print on the world and a positive reminder to try to be the best version...