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A little bit about me- An interview with Tara Thackeray

Hey Hey, So this academic year I've had the privilege of mentoring a HS senior for her senior project. She conducted an interview with me and these are the questions and answers. I thought I'd share them here as a blog post incase anyone else is interested in knowing a little more about me 😊😊😊😊 1. What got you into photography? I’ve always loved all things art. Even when I was a child I was obsessed with cameras and taking pictures. I loved having professional photos taken. Scrapbooking and documenting life was totally my jam. I loved to pose my younger cousins or sibling and take photos of them during holidays and family events. I always had a camera with me and went through several growing up. In school, I was part of the yearbook committee and I took every art class available. I went to college to an art teacher because I love helping people and I love art--- I still do!  but I always had this DREAM of being a professional photographer. A few years later, I me

Our Home::Extreme makeover:: {Vancouver WA Photographer}

This post has been on my to do list for some time... but It's one I've been dragging my feet and it seems like nothing is ever perfect or 'ready' for photos This July we will have been in our home for 3 years. We have worked so hard to make this house a home and the projects have seemed endless. I remember looking at the house for the first time and thinking "No F-ing way!" I looked at my husband who said he wanted a 'Move-In Ready' and thought "are you crazy?" The house had a musty smell to it. The carpet was blue. There was sponge painting and wallpaper in the master bedroom with carpeted baseboards and the kitchen was so 70's I couldn't stand it. The house felt dark. The backyard was overgrown and had ivy smothering the life out of the trees. On the plus side, the house is in a nice,  quiet neighborhood with great schools close by. A new roof, new siding, windows, and heat pump had been added in the last 5 years. So really the