Up to now,
my work as a stylist
has fulfilled the visions
of the photographers I have worked with

My styling work these past several years
has inspired me
not just for my styling,
but for my behind the scenes

I have decided that this year I am going focus
on having total creative control
of my work
by shooting and styling
my own editorials

I was inspired by a photographer
I worked with
Casie Wendel
who styles all her own shoots
The idea to both style and shoot
had been running through my brain,
but it wasn't until I met her
that I saw that it didn't just have to be an idea

Photography has always been
one of my primary hobbies
From now on,
it will no longer be a hobby
It will be a profession

I don't have a camera yet
nor do I completely understand lighting
I don't know how to use Photoshop

That has never stopped me before
and it won't stop me now

Most importantly,
I feel the feeling of rightness
that this is the way it's supposed to be