We’ve all been there. You’re telling a story and then your friend has to interject with their version. Since we can never tell this story without the other “correcting” or adding their two cents, here we go…but we’ll tell you the short version!
K: In 2010, the only gift under the Christmas tree was a shiny new camera. We both had an interest in photography for different reasons and decided to forgo individual gifts that year.
W: I started taking photos and what I initially planned as a hobby quickly took a turn as friends started asking me to capture their families and events. This Christmas present to ourselves ended up giving us a gift, a business.
K: We’re a team in all we do. Our wedding bands are engraved with “Team Howard” and it only seemed fitting to do this business thing together as Team Howard Photography.
W: I was doing the photography and Kim was a part of the team in the administrative part, helping with editing, etc, but I wanted to show up to photograph events as a team…both of us. I was showing up to photo shoots and clients would ask “Where is your wife? Where is the team?”
K: But…kids happened. And I know the ladies feel me when I say that working full-time, being a wife, and a new mom is exhausting.
W: So, the business I imagined as a husband and wife team got put on the back burner…for six years…SIX WHOLE YEARS, Y’all!
K: We’ve finally found a rhythm in this marriage, parenting, working, side hustle life. And while I love photography, I’ve taken more interest in film..
W: FINALLY! I’m often asked about film and referring clients out for video service, but not anymore. Team Howard Photography has evolved into Willie, the photographer + Kim, the filmmaker.
K: And to think it all started with a Christmas gift!
Every good and perfect gift is from above.James 1:7