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

Hi Semaj, we’d love to hear more about how you thought about starting your own business?
I wanted to be my own boss ! I’ve worked under people and their rules and horrible actions since I was 16. I wanted to be my own ceo ! i wanted to have some people working under me , forming a good photography team with they own payroll as long as they treat customers right ! then I wanted to form a good name that rolls off that tongue & that has a bit of Semaj in it (me) and that’s where CAPTUREYOBEAUTY came into play !

Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
I’m proud of the work I put into myself and into my business within starting in a year and without even having all the equipment I really need I do everything from my camera and from my phone no computer no flash drive just camera , phone , & vibes . No but , I got to where I am now by promoting myself because if no one else does it you need to . don’t wait for nobody to support or promote you , do it yourself because your , your business don’t let you or your business fall down stay up . it wasn’t the easiest starting your business isn’t even all about the money for real it’s about the mind game , finding the hustle you want to have , grinding , realizing everybody doesn’t really want to see you succeed or even care to for that matter so you just have to take it all as a grain of salt and that can be hard because we’re all human & we can act like stuff doesn’t bother us but it does and I just had to learn that if I keep pushing for myself and doing what I want to do for myself my business and myself will have nothing else to do but prosper. I want world to know that I want nothing but to CAPTUREYOBEAUTY everybody beauty , because everybody is beautiful & is born beautiful!!

Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
Really I need to still find some great spots out here but I’ll say the first thing we can do is go by the nrg food truck park and have her get some of that then go downtown and go to discovery green and go home clean up of course then head to space or spire or hush lounge for the night life . Next day I’ll take her out to whataburger because it’s still astonishing to me how whataburger is only in houston that’s crazy the whole world needs to know about whataburger. then I’d take her to the top of Toyota parking garage and let her see the skyscrapers with the sunset vibes it’ll be perfect then I guess the rest of the trip we wing it because unexpected random stuff is always super duper fun .

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
My friends, they have been with me through my photography journey when I first got my camera letting me take random pictures of them while I figured out how my camera features was set up , then I’d like to thank all my followers on Instagram that wanted to book , that followed , that liked a picture because I look at all that as Recognition ! at first I hated it not going to lie like why just follow and not book? But I had to realize that I wasn’t even where I had to be yet for them to even have interest in booking . I also realized that even if their not booking their looking and looking means talking talking means CAPTUREYOBEAUTY is going places and that’s all I ever want for my business is for it to grow by any means necessary.


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