Day 3: Wichita Falls, TX to Flagstaff, AZ Our goal for day 3 was to make it to Flagstaff, AZ which is the closest city to the Grand Canyon. This drive beholds beautiful rolling desert hills and, once we crossed the Arizona state line, one of the prettiest sunsets either of us had seen. Luckily we weren’t attacked by any stray flying objects (except tumbleweed) and it was a nice smooth drive! Day 4: Grand Canyon! (Flagstaff, AZ to Sacramento, CA) Today was Grand Canyon day! Seeing as how Carry had only been to the Grand Canyon once and Lauren had never been there before, we thought it was an appropriate 2 hour detour to start the day. And wow, it did not disappoint! One could definitely spend hours just gazing at the vast beauty and wonder of it all. After sight seeing for a little bit, we decided to high tail it for the rest of the day to Sacramento, CA so we could take extra time on the final day of our journey.
From a very early age I loved taking pictures and looking at them in magazines and books, but the art of photography captured my heart when I was a teenager, on my first overseas trip to Wales. From that point, I began shooting with a little film SLR and having my friend model for me. In college I took some digital photography and visual communication courses as part of my communication studies major, and decided to pursue a career in photography. I became a legal business and took my first paid client at age 20, and it's been quite a journey and adventure over the past nine years.
I secretly bought a mail-order 35mm camera when I was 15, and took lots of ordinary photos of animals and nature for several years. Although I majored in art and studied photography in college, my career started in marketing and advertising, from the client service end. Then I had the most beautiful baby, found my old camera and realized how much I love photographing people.