2015 was amazing. I spent the year capturing 24 couples, 5 seniors, 14 families, 3 boudoir sessions, my first birth story and a smattering of other fun personal work. I got to second shoot for some amazing artists: Catie Bartlett, Cassandra Zetta, Jill Devries, Abbey Moore, Ryan Inman, Sydney Marie, and Meg VanKampen. I was able to travel across the country with Catie for Photo Field Trip and meet a ton of amazing, inspiring photographers. I got holed up in a cabin for a few days with another group of amazing photographers where we bonded like nothing I have ever been a part of before. I traveled to Boston for an engagement session and California for an elopement. I was able to photograph my parents, help run the family farm and do a show with my local theatre group. I was a part of two amazing styled shoots (thanks Ashley Paige!). This year has been so busy and so fun and I wouldn’t have it any other way.
Somedays I wake up and feel like crap about everything I do, I think every artist does. But then I make a post like this and realize I have the greatest job in the world and as long as I keep pushing myself, I will keep making rad stuff happen. I am so excited to see what 2016 has in store for me, I am hoping to travel for a few weddings, I get to be a part of another local theatre show and already have 10 couples joining tribe Rachel Kaye for their weddings this year. I am so lucky to be a part of an amazing, supportive community of other photographers. I can’t thank them enough for their support and kindness this year. They have all helped me grow in ways I didn’t even know possible.
BRING IT ON 2016!