My love for photography began with the birth of my first baby and grows as I watch my children grow up and desperately hope to remember all of the small, but important things about this time in their lives.
So what really gets me about photography? Two words: emotion and interaction. I don’t believe that every photo needs to be posed. What’s more perfect than capturing real life, in action, before it moves on? The way a mother’s touch perfectly soothes a whimpering baby, the look a child gives you when she knows she is being sly, the special grasp that a toddler uses to hold his father’s hand, and the look two people give each other when they are madly in love . . . images make remembering these things possible.
Photography makes me happy, but for me it’s not about trying to make magic; instead, it’s about capturing magic that already exists.