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Hi, I'm Adrienne

 

I'm a professional photographer based in Overland Park, KS serving clients throughout Kansas City and coast to coast!

 

While I was formally trained at the Savannah College of Art & Design, I've spent the last two decades refining my style and embracing digital design.

 

WELCOME TO MY BLOG!

When I'm not behind the camera or teaching others photography, I enjoy normal things like singing in the shower, perfecting my evil laugh & impromptu dance parties with my daughter in the living room.

'One day a client called me 'visionary' ...

Until that moment, I'd never seen myself that way.'

Covid Kills… Indiscriminately

While inspiration and insight are typically my jam… there are days where my thoughts are dark and deep.

A man named George died this morning.

Today I’ve been stumped by this thought: Covid kills, indiscriminately… without malice, reason, or judgement.

At the end of the day, we’ll once again hear the numbers of deaths resulting from #covid. Perhaps 1 of those lives represents someone you knew or loved?

Today for the first time since it began, those numbers represent someone who was part of my life for a long time. Today those numbers include my step-father, who entered my life 36 years ago.


We were never especially close. But a few months ago he reached out, unexpectedly.

Our conversation was brief, he was never one for getting sappy or emotional.

He asked if I remembered the time I tried calling him ‘Daddy.’

He reminded me why he said No. ‘You already have a dad, so it’s best you call me something else.’

Just like the 446,330 Americans who lost their lives to Covid, he died in isolation, alone.

I’m overwhelmed with empathy and grief for all the lives which have ended this way. It’s a different kind of pain loved ones much continue to endure.

While I attempt to go through my day as ‘normal’ as possible, I’ve found myself reflecting on the life of George Sakmar and the loved ones he leaves behind.

May peace be with you all.

xoxo adrienne signing off

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