LAKE MARGRETHE UNDERWATER

Today we - Mike and I - took a refreshing break from editing, and finally broke out my new - well actually used - underwater housing.   My experiments today feel like I am actually accomplishing the things I wanted as a thirteen year old, dreaming about being underwater.  I didn't feel the intense desire for the photography part in all of this until high school, but ever since then I have imagined, waited for, sold a car, shopped around, and gathered the pieces necessary to buy this piece of equipment.  Wedding season rolled around and I have just been trying to keep my head above water - excuse the bad pun - keeping up with clients, editing weddings, scheduling meetings, responding to emails.  My facebook page right now makes it seem like weddings are all I ever do.  And don't get me wrong, I feel incredibly fortunate to be documenting such amazing people this summer.  It has been an awesome experience working for myself and doing something so memorable for couples.  I really love it.  But I needed today.  I needed to remember my thirteen year old dreams and take advantage of the warm weather while it lasts.  I needed to finally get the courage to put the housing together, and cross my fingers that I did everything right, and dunk it underwater.

 
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