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Meet Amanda Farnsworth

Today we’d like to introduce you to Amanda Farnsworth.  

Hi Amanda, so excited to have you on the platform. So, before we get into questions about your work-life, maybe you can bring our readers up to speed on your story and how you got to where you are today.
I started doing photography classes when I was in junior high, all through high school, and I started my college career going into photography major as well. I always had such a passion for capturing special moments and looking back at images and having a smile at the moments that were captured! I have been doing photography on and off for the last 10 years and really full-time for the last 3 years. I love it and enjoy it so much! 

Can you talk to us a bit about the challenges and lessons you’ve learned along the way? Looking back, would you say it’s been easy or smooth in retrospect?
I changed careers to go into nursing. I ended up having major panic attacks and anxiety, that I ended up having to drop out of nursing school. I never finished my degree, and it made me really depressed. I didn’t think I would amount to anything and that I had let me, husband, and kids down. I found joy and relief in photography. I really found such a passion for it. It helped to calm my anxieties and depression. I found something that I was good at and that I never thought I could make a career out of. But now I have it as my main career, and I have never been happier! 

Appreciate you sharing that. What else should we know about what you do?
I am a photographer! My favorite thing to photograph is weddings and couples! I also enjoy working with families and kids! 

I am most proud that I have been able to turn my passion and joy into a career. I think that I have made my husband and kids proud, and it truly makes me proud of myself knowing that I can contribute to our family and help us to pay for things like groceries or gas. 

I think the thing that sets me apart from other photographers is my personality. 

I really love meeting new people and making new friends in my field! I love to promote other photographer San other creatives in the same field. I like to make people happy and see smiles on everyone’s faces, and knowing that I can make a difference with people in capturing their precious moments in life! 

Alright, so to wrap up, is there anything else you’d like to share with us?
I have 4 amazing kids and a super amazing husband that I have been married to for 7 years! I love to be outdoors, hiking, biking, camping, four-wheeling, and going for drives! 

Pricing:

  • Wedding $170/hr
  • Engagements $250
  • Bridals $175
  • Families $250
  • Newborns $275

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