5 Reasons Why You Should Attend The Ordinary Workshop | Charlotte, North Carolina

5 Reasons Why You Should Attend The Ordinary Workshop | Charlotte, North Carolina

Last week, registration for The Ordinary Workshop went live and a couple of those 8 spots have already been taken!! So you’re still on the fence? Let’s get you over to the other side, here’s 5 reasons why you should DEFINITELY COME.

Reason 1 | You don’t have to shoot film like me. But “whhhhhhhat? Isn’t this where I learn film?” Yes! BUT just like digital, two people using the same equipment and shooting the same subject doesn’t equal the same photo. So in film, if two people are shooting the same format, same film stock, and even using the same scanner, it doesn’t equal the same photo. Why? Because the biggest variable is YOU and your preferences.

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Annnnd Baby Schwenk is a ... | Charlotte, North Carolina | Film Photographer

Annnnd Baby Schwenk is a ... | Charlotte, North Carolina | Film Photographer

Nate moved to Charlotte and I stayed in Lynchburg for a couple weeks wrapping things up before heading to Chicago via Richmond for #Hamilton.

The DAY before I left Richmond I found out I was pregnant. That Sunday morning -- just me and Henry in our empty, but dearly loved downtown loft. I cried in disbelief when I saw the positive test and then disbelief turned into wonder. (Read why here). Obviously I had to tell Nate asap...so I facetimed Kathryn. I knew Nate would be working that morning and I couldn't just text him. I figured this was the type of news you tell your husband, the father to your growing baby, in person.

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Tobi & Josh | National Museum of Dance | Saratoga Springs, NY

Tobi & Josh | National Museum of Dance | Saratoga Springs, NY

If I had to pick one word to describe Tobi and Josh, it would be exuberant… and all the synonyms that come with it. We first met this dynamic couple when they were in the bridal party at Kat & Shaun’s wedding and it was a no brainer from there – we absolutely wanted to capture their wedding day.

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