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

Hi Monette, can you walk us through the thought-process of starting your business?
I wanted to provide the portrait session experience I knew I would want as a mom. My personal experiences hiring a photographer were not what I had hoped for and I knew there had to be a better way. I walk my clients through every step of the process and guide them in all the decisions that have to be made!

Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
I love working with expecting mothers and new babies! I am a mom of two little ones and the bond between mom and baby is something I hold very dear to my heart. I love being able to provide those special moments in a tangible form! It has taken me 3+ years of hard work, tons of education, and working with hundreds of families to get where I am today. I’ve learned that the most important thing to invest in as a small business owner, is in yourself! Equipment is always be fun to buy but if you don’t have the knowledge to use it properly, then it isn’t benefiting you fully!

If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
Some of my favorite places to visit around Houston are the Arboretum, Museum of Natural Science, Hermann Park, the zoo, and 19th street in the Heights. My go to spots for higher end dining with visitors are Uchi, Theodore Rex, Rainbow Lodge and El Tiempo. My favorite casual dining spots are Velvet Taco, Snooze, Mico’s Hot Chicken and The Gypsy Poet. With two kids, we usually stick to outdoor/kid-friendly bars like The Walking Stick, Karbach Brewery or our local bar, Down The Street. I do love a good Carlos Danger at La Grange though!

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I have learned a lot from Amy and Jordan Demos, Katelyn James and The Motherhood Anthology!

Website: https://monetteannephotography.com/
Instagram: http://Www.instagram.com/monette_anne
Facebook: @monetteannephoto
Yelp: https://www.yelp.com/biz/monette-anne-photography-houston?uid=S6_HmGDSjZdNHccn9EE3LA&utm_campaign=www_business_share_popup&utm_medium=copy_link&utm_source=(direct)

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