FINALLY – a new blog! (Insert happy dance…running man, stanky leg? You pick. I’m doing them all.)
This first post was supposed to be a quick “heeeeeey y’all, we’re baaaaaaack,” but with the 9th anniversary of Sandfoot Photography happening TODAY (happy birthday to my business baby), and so much goodness going on around here, I can’t help but be a little giddy. Anybody want cake?!
Since July of 2007 I’ve run this business full-time from five different homes and…keep on counting…three different studio spaces. I’m tired, y’all! Each location has been so special to me over the years, but I’ve always known that I’ve never had it quite right. Until now.
Honey, we’re HOME. I’m SO VERY PUMPED to tell you that Sandfoot Photography is now settling in at our new studio at 87 Semora Road in Roxboro. We’re smack in the middle of some great neighbors at Total Fitness and Studio 57, and while we’re still hanging portraits and trying to find our balance, WE ARE HOME. Give us a minute to find the party box and we’ll celebrate!
It’s been 9 years of getting to know some INCREDIBLE people and their stories, and I know I’m one of the lucky few. I found my passion when I was young and crazy enough to jump. From the start I had a built-in network of encouragement, a cheer section at home, and God on my side. No doubt, I’ve asked Him a few times over the years if He was SUUUUUURE this was for me, but the answer has always been “yes.”
The “Yes” has come in form of a few blubbering dads dressed in handsome suits, so proud of their baby girls that they barely held it together to get her down the aisle. It has come in the form of a wife and mother who knew these would be some of the last photos of her children with their father, but she made it happen and kept them all smiling just like she’s still doing today. I’ve seen it in the baby boy who just changed the whole world for two people in a hospital room. I’ve heard it in the laugh of a good friend who smiled and hugged her family even though she knew her time was short. I found it just yesterday in a conversation with my 4 year old about how one day she can’t wait to be a doctor and a mom because she believes she can be whatever she wants to be when she grows up. This life has been SO. COOL.
I’m tired, y’all. I’m tired from 9 awesome years of moving and memory-making, but I’m so incredibly grateful, undeniably blessed, and more ready than ever to roll on. Stop in and say hello (we might even put you to work).
Happy Nineiversary to the greatest clients a girl could ever meet! I adore you, and I can’t wait to show you what’s to come. LET’S DO THIS.