I asked Chelsea....
Why did you decide to start your own business instead of joining a business?
Chelsea responded that she didn't want to conform to anyone else's aesthetic. she wanted everything to be her work and not have anyone else rely on her. She also wanted to have creative freedom over all of her work.
What made you decide that you wanted to do wedding photography over commercial photography?
She likes working with people rather than a business. she also shard that she loves the "love" that she gets to see at weddings.
When did you decide you wanted to be a photographer and what influenced you?
She took photography during class in high school and loved it! that was were it began. She was tired of babysitting for a living so she got a business degree in college and then a photography degree to start her business.
What is your favorite part of being a photographer?
she loves meeting so many new people. she has made many that she wouldn't have if she wasn't a photographer. She also has like being her own boss and having the freedom to do what she wants with her job.
What is your least favorite part of being a photographer?
She feels like she has to chase after work. She has to search for people to work with. she also doesn't really like editing photos even though it is a necessity for photography.