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I used to talk about my experiences.. until I felt like they had overstayed their welcome. I was always looking to teach and eventually felt like I no longer was. in 2020 I decided fuck that. sometimes there is no outward advice to give. but I am still going to tell the story. even if there isn't a rainbow and butterflies "and now I'm a better me because of it" ending. here it is. here is what I have to say.



Sunflower October 9, 2018 Lack of Accountability; My 22nd Year “a lot of times we are angry at other people for not doing what we should have done for ourselves - responsibility” ― Rupi Kaur, The Sun and Her Flowers   Accountability meant th... Sunflower August 26, 2018 Making Changes There are so many changes that I want to make. The only problem being is that those changes are still in my head. What makes it worse is that I can actually see the results of those changes in my hea... Sunflower May 22, 2018 The Curse of Always Wanting More When my parents were together, I always had more. My parents made sure me and my siblings always had new clothes, sports equipment, food on the table, tv to watch. Although strict, they always provid... Sunflower March 11, 2018 Chelsey + Getting Real Emotion One of the greatest parts about photographing people is getting them to show real emotion. Most of the time, people clam up when you shove a camera in their face. Kid you not, 9 times out of 10 the v... Sunflower February 21, 2018 I Don’t Even Know Anymore I put a lot of time and energy into this blog. oh yeah, and money. It seems like now a days I am unable to sit down and right a decent post. I feel like I am always whining or complaining. I was h... Catherine Holmes Photography January 22, 2018 Butterflies + Rustled Hair: Hannah’s Creative Shoot “You do not just wake up and become the butterfly" -Growth is a process.” ― Rupi Kaur, The Sun and Her Flowers Growth, butterflies, and photography; Three words that when put together, signif... Sunflower January 7, 2018 We Found a Rainbow "Put those colors on girl, come and paint the world with me tonight." One of my favorite songs on Kesha's new album is Rainbow. It's all about finding the colors in the darkness and finding happiness... Sunflower December 14, 2017 Can’t Apologize for Being Damaged “i am made of water of course i am emotional” ― Rupi Kaur, The Sun and Her Flowers Although I was the one that felt it, it was you who were upset. Isn't that a sad thing? That people will treat y... Catherine Holmes Photography November 28, 2017 Carley + David’s Giveaway Session I'm not going to lie, this session scared me shitless. I am pretty confident in my ability to take amazing photos, but Carley + David were my first couple that I didn't know. With no clear direction ... Catherine Holmes Photography October 28, 2017 Seleena & Being Half Naked in a Field | Catherine Holmes Photography “Give a woman pain and she 'll turn it into power. Give that woman chaos and she 'll create peace.” ― R.H. Sin We got half naked in a field. Well, let me clear something up: she got half naked in...