Feel free to cozy up with your favorite beverage (if you're like me, then maybe it's an espresso over ice with a splash of cream, or a warm matcha latte if it's cold outside!) and stay awhile. This is my place to share not just beautiful weddings or sessions, but to share my life. My hope is through this, you'll get to know a bit more about me and all the beautiful people that make it worth living!
I (Kristin) started “30 days of Reflection” back in January! My goal was to write a blog post on 30 different events/people/places that impacted me in 2011. I had every intention of completing all 30 days before the busyness of wedding season, but now my goal is to finish all 30 days before December 31, 2012!
When I heard that Skye of Work of Heart Photography was going to be at For the Love Workshop last October, I knew it was the year I just had to make it work! I always had stars in my eyes. . .I think Skye has been the one children’s photographer I have idolized since I first started pursing photography. As my dad always says about someone well-known, “they put their pants on, one leg at time. . .just like the rest of us do”. But, you should really check out Skye’s work at www.workofheartphoto.com or her newest site http://reveriemine.com/. You will see why I adore her work!
Well, I came to adore her as a person as well. Skye is very thoughtful and detailed which I appreciate. One of the highlights of my time at FTL was our session with Skye where she set up stations with the most adorable children with the coolest props ever. I can’t wait to start incorporating some of the things I learned into sessions in the future! I also loved hearing her talk about the introverted/extroverted nature of children, the time of worshipping together, spending time with her precious son playing angry birds, etc. As much as I loved these times, the best was sitting and talking about something even more important to us than photography. . .homeschooling. It was refreshing for me to see her balancing a very successful amazing career and homeschooling at the same time. I know the struggles and how difficult it is to balance it all, so it was encouraging for me to find another homeschool mom who understands the dynamics on a day to day basis. I think one of the highlights of the trip for me was sitting around the breakfast table with Skye, Gary and Emily one morning. . .it was a much needed conversation that I think back upon often. Thank you, Skye & Gary, for touching my life in ways that you don’t even realize. . .
In January, Skye and her son, joined our family at Legoland. Ethan still talks about our time with Isaiah. . .he can’t wait for them to come visit someday! I feel so blessed to have had time getting to know Skye and her beautiful family and look forward to more times together in the future!