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Welcome to the Blog

Chicago fine art portrait photographer that empowers, inspires, and educates women through photography.

 

Hey There! I'm Katharine.

Welcome to my blog! I'm a fine art portrait photographer based in Chicago specializing in Seniors & Couples. In my spare time, I wander in the woods, create new ways to empower local Chicago women, and travel with my boyfriend Nick.

 

Feeling Successful, Even When You're Not

 

I write down notes for EVERYthing. I write lists that have vital things like "pay rent" right next to less pressing matters like "eat". I make lists for everything because it makes it easier for me to keep track of what I need to do and helps me feel accomplished when it's done, no matter how small the task. Every year while I’m in school (which granted, has only been two and a half years, thanks homeschooling) I have multiple tasks that I want to accomplish but never have the time for. Once that semester is over and I’m on break - I have no motivation, no desire to get anything done, and I can never remember what those things were that I thirsted for while too busy.  So this year I made it a point to write down everything that I wanted to work on while I was too busy and since the semester has been over I’ve been working on completing them.

I want to work on and continue to edit, refine, and act out my business plan.

I want to edit the photo series that I started this summer and see where it takes me.

I want to watch and read everything Jasmine Star has posted because I adore her and she’s so helpful.

I want to finish my website and have it posted.

I want to submit work to local galleries and cafes and feel as accomplished as I did when I got myself into my first show without help from anyone else last December.

My ultimate goal is to complete these and then continue to make short term goals that are absolutely achievable while at the same time being a challenge for me to reach. What’s the point of having goals that are easy to accomplish?