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Makenzie Photography: Where Everyone's a Friend

By Elisha Neubauer

Makenzie Hollar doesn't believe in strangers. She claims they're just friends she hasn't met yet.

When it comes to her photography business, she has the same philosophy when it comes to her clients. She believes that it is important for clients to truly connect with the person creating, that a personal relationship between the photographer and the client should be developed in order to capture the essence the clients are seeking.

"Your photographer's job is to not only capture beautiful images, but to give you a beautiful experience," she said, "And that comes from the connection, personality, and relationship with your photographer."

When it comes to photographing wedding events, Hollar really enjoys capturing those special moments between people.

"I love the tears, the laughter, the dancing," she said. "There are so many different emotional transactions taking place the day of a wedding, the moments have built up for months, sometimes years, before this day. They have entrusted me to capture the entire story." While she enjoys the actual ceremony, she says the best part is getting to know the couple in the time leading up to the event. She's able to interact with their family and just play around with them prior to the big day.

Hollar has been involved with photography for the majority of her life, getting her first camera, a small Fisher Price, when she was only five years old. At the age of 16, she was asked to photograph her first wedding.

"I was thrilled and terrified," Hollar said. Photography is her creative outlet, allowing her express herself while helping others express themselves. "It pushes me to keep creating."

When it comes to photographing others, Hollar believes it is her responsibility to remind and show others just how beautiful and powerful they truly are.

"My creativity is a gift, and I am ecstatic to share it with you," she said. This passion and dedication to making each shoot a memorable event has paid off in droves. Clients love the commitment and enthusiasm Hollar exhibits-saying her bubbly and fun personality just add to their special day.

In order to meet all of your wedding needs, Hollar offers custom collections and even creates travel packages to be able to participate in your destination wedding. In addition to weddings, Makenzie Photography handles graduations, senior photos, engagement shoots, portraits, and more. Whatever you need, she can take care of it.

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Elisha Neubauer is a freelance editor, ghostwriter, book reviewer, and author. She is...

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