Oh my goodness, this year was filled with so many awesome senior sessions with unbelievably cool high school seniors. Man are these kids going places. Seniors have it together way more than I did at 18 years old. They know what they want their major to be in college, or what trade they plan to […]
Laura and Yeoh had a beautiful day in April for their “mini-mony” – that’s what I’m choosing to call these small intimate ceremonies that have become popular in the post-COVID world. Twin City Bible Church in Urbana was the setting for saying their vows in front of loved ones and friends that were able to […]
I’ve been asked more than once what makes this different from summer vacation. The difference, for me, is that I know summer vacation is coming and I know when it will end. I don’t take on big changes/projects in the summer, just my normal photography sessions + editing. Also, in the summer, I can leave the kids home for a couple of hours and go to the library and work without interruptions or they can go to friends or grandparent’s houses. The difference is, that during “normal” breaks from school we aren’t also experiencing the uncertainties that this pandemic brings. We aren’t all on edge all. of. the. time.
How we respond to this time is totally on us. What we make of this gift of time is totally on us. Will we get stressed and emotional? Yes. Will we get stir crazy? Heck yes! Will we value the power of a hug when this is all over? Never again. Will we regret extra time with our loved ones? Absolutely not.