Over The Moon Image
I love capturing candid nostalgic photographs, not creating them. The photo is in the moment - you just have to find it.
Hey everyone! My name is Alexis and this is the section I tell you about me, well as you can probably guess, I'm a mom, fiance, and generally happy person. I love what I do but it took me over a decade to get where I am, no one can stop me. Born in Rockford, IL, raised in Minnesota. Found the love of my life in Sterling, IL and here we are. We live in a quiet and generally nice little town surrounded by corn (secretly I love it but miss the big city life of Minnesota). I have always been a wander and dreamer, something they tell you not to do. Well, I went to college a handful of times and finally realized that I wanted to pursue my dream of capturing others dreams in portraits. I quit my job in nursing; something I loved to do, I loved helping people; it was just the wrong type of 'helping' I realized I was doing. Photography has been in my life for as long as I've been able to hold a camera. I'm generally inspired by my family, especially my daughter (if you notice we have a lot of mini-sessions around town). Her wanderlust and neverland dreams are what drive me. The pure, raw joy I see when I get to photograph clients, especially innocent ones are what makes my journey worth it. My biggest downfall is social anxiety which I am slowly overcoming, (Type A personality with social anxiety is fun sometimes!) I get to be able to read people a lot better than most, which you can see in the emotion of my portraits. I think a lot of that comes from moving around so much and never fully understanding who I was growing up. It took me 30 years to finally see what I am and I'm loving every minute of being an adult who can generally say that they love their 'job' and wants to continue learning and growing in this extremely competitive field.
Prices start at $500.00
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