My storyIt wasn't my dream to even become a professional photographer, let alone a wedding one. I went to college, studied English, taught English. And then one day, some friends photographers asked me if I could help out on a project because they knew how much I loved photography and it was a hobby of mine. I started working with them occasionally, liked it much more than teaching but didn't really fell for it. Not yet, at least. I saved up for my first DSLR camera, a Nikon D90 and have never been as excited as the day I bought it. Soon, I was photographing more and more and so came the day of my first wedding. And that's how the story begun. For the first time ever I felt I was doing exactly what I was meant to do. It's been a couple of years since then, but the love for my job still grows with every wedding.
That love is the reason I decided to start my own business and set off on an adventure. Every wedding, every bride and groom, every time I was a second, a third or even a fourth shooter, every workshop, every collaboration, every wedding book... It all led me exactly where I am meant to be. I am honoured you are here, reading my story, looking at my photos. And I would be beyond honoured if you decided to be a part of my adventure and my story. It would truly be a privilege.
Bits and pieces
My passions are photography, English, cooking and baking. The only photos I have of myself are those in my documents. I wear my hair up 99% of the time. I love gardening and the feel of soil on my hands. I'm quiet and rarely talk much. For me, snow is the fifth season.
YES TOHot summer nights, cold windy winter days, Depeche Mode, Jonathan, Anton Corbijn, Peter Lindbergh, mountains over sea, cacti and succulents, chinese food, feta cheese, gyros, all things lemony, Goonies, An Officer and a Gentleman, True Detective (season 1) ,Top of the Lake, Graham Norton show (especially when Miriam Margolyes is a guest), trashy catastrophe movies (the ones where the Moon is approaching the Earth and the only one who can save the mankind is an outcast scientist whose ex is working for the government, yeah, love them), dogs.
NO TORainy damp weather, autumn and spring when the days are hot but the nights cold, Woody Allen, daylight saving time, early mornings, pickled anything, curry, wine, white truffles (and I live in the heart of truffle habitat), washing the dishes, caves, spiders, the dark.
THINGS TO DO AND PLACES TO SEE
Do an entirely BW wedding, Iceland, New York, have a vizsla again, see Rolling Stones live (I did!), master the art of making bagels (have them not turn out a solid rock for a start), Norway, Napoli, New Zealand, skydive, see Aurora Borealis, visit Cape Horn, learn Portuguese...
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