We had the good fortune of connecting with KAREN TORRES and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi KAREN, can you share the most important lesson you’ve learned over the course of your career?
love this question! But Let’s keep it simple guys , the most important lesson my business has taught me is to be patience and not give up . Every day is going to be a new lesson to learn and new challenges to overcome , but it’s up to you to make it .

Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
What I’m most excited about and proud is my business of course but I’m excited about creating new content , new ideas , bring the impossible to life , I’m just so proud of myself in general , personal , business , everything overall . I love every area of my life and how it made me the person I am today and not the old me . Thanks to past experiences I have learn to maintain a balance in my life and thanks to that it got me to where I am professionally .

was it easy ? NO.

maintaining boundaries in your business takes a lot from you whether you like it or not . The most difficult part about those experiences was learning to let go and not be afraid of failing . I wanted to be perfect and everyone to love me , choose me but I learn that the artistic world isn’t like that . The artistic universe is to show the world the beauty that is in it . That is up to us to show it and help those see it , feel it , touch it . I have learn to love my work and feel proud of it and to take in the compliments that comes along with it .That is okay not to be perfect and the most important one accepting you are not for everyone and if you ask me if the past me knew that ? . Let me tell you NOOOO but the present ME knows that and for that I’m so thankful .

I want the world to know how amazing I am not only professionally but also personally . I love what I do and if one day you decide to chose me as your photographer just know I will do my best to meet your expectations and creative beautiful images that will last a life time .

I have a story but for that I will tell it as I go but for now its just me Karen , 24 years old , new mom and loving it well sometimes “just kidding I LOVE IT ”
I been married for 3 years and currently loving my job as a photographer . I have a dog ; her name is Nilla and she so crazy that she like the bad kid of the house that needs to be grounded for months LOL , but I wouldn’t change anything we still love her. I know its Just a small intro of myself but if you would like to know more just follow me and book me (:

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
Honestly I love the beach , maybe not Galveston waters but the view and good food and great company makes the visit amazing but to be honest I would challenge them to search for place look at he reviews and explore the city so they can create their own stories and memories .

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I have a lot of people to give thanks too but if I write every single name I will never be done – I thank God everyday for all the support I had since I started my business back in 2018 , but I would like to give thanks to those that have been there for me and just know I’ll never forget who were those people even tho we don’t maintain contact you know who you are – ” so thank you for every like , share , recommendation , but as we all know as the years go by everything changes , your perspective , friends , the people you surround yourself with so this shoutout is to my present life – This goes to the following people that are always there when I need them and don’t expect anything in return , they don’t judge or criticize. They have impacted my life in every aspect and they probably don’t even know it . The most humble people you would know . But thank you for everything : @torres.alexander @yosoyanaaa , @yancyvillatorophotography @jasmineehdz_ @neodubois @ilovekailua8 @elisa_hdz10

but my main shoutout is to my husband my biggest supporter , thank you mi amor for everything . You got me my first camera to start this journey . You believe in me more than anyone : you saw what I couldn’t . so thank you so much baby , you’re not only my husband you also my best friend . I love you !

Instagram: @ka__photographyy

Image Credits
Jasmine , Paola , Lupita , Chastel

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