“Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever…It remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.”– Aaron Siskind
Photography (and occasionally videography) is the closest tool I have to time traveling. It is my hope to document these same kind of moments for you as well. My goal is to keep your session as natural and relaxed as possible in order to create images that are organic, real, and timeless, so that years from now, when you look at your photographs, you’ll be brought back to that place in time and you’ll remember.
Image by Laura Nelson Photography
Since we live in a digital age, it’s easy for us to keep our images locked away on our computer when we really should be displaying them for our enjoyment. With that in mind, I also offer several boutique products that include fabric covered press books and fine art cotton rag prints so you can display your art. To see the full pricing guide, please fill out the contact form located in the menu or email me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHY THE NAME OF WINDMILLS AND TULIPS?
Of Windmills and Tulips was inspired by the essay Welcome to Holland by Emily Perl Kingsley. I came across her essay sometime after we found out that our son has a rare chromosome disorder called 16p11.2 micro deletion. What she wrote expressed a lot of my own feelings about raising a child with special needs, but also what I experienced going through infertility. Often there are times when life takes you on a detour from what you had planned or dreamed. These detours can be challenging, overwhelming, and even filled with grief, but beauty can also come from out of its depths. Of Windmills and Tulips is a reminder for me to always look for the beauty in life.
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