The Plunge

I still remember the day I bought my first DSLR camera the summer after my senior year of high school in 2009. At this point, I just liked taking pretty pictures and thought I needed a better camera to do so. Just a couple months later I enrolled at Texas Tech University in Lubbock and majored in Visual Communications, having very little understanding as to how my photography would play a role. My major was the old photojournalism degree, but was re-designed to combine advertising, design, PR, photography and much more. In fact, my current business, Olive Tree Photography, started in 2010 as the result of a class project. During my first year and a half as a photographer I primarily shot senior portraits and a few families. My business slowly grew by word of mouth and I enjoyed it as a hobby. 

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