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Photographer
706 1/2 N. 8th St.
Longview,TX. 75601

Tel. +1 903-424-2642
 

I've always been the girl with the camera.

I'm a mom, a teacher, and a photographer. My whole world revolves around two beautiful little boys who share my love of photography. My youngest is my favorite model, and my oldest is my assistant and second shooter.

As a photographer, I focus on detail, placing emphasis on gesture and mood. I understand that what one crops out of an image is equally as important as what is included in the frame. I love meeting new people, capturing fleeting moments and making memories my clients can cherish forever.

I graduated from Texas A&M- Commerce in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Photography, and I currently teach photography at a local private school.

But ...Once upon a time...

I was an inquisitive little girl with a Polaroid 600, back in 1980 something. To this day, when I pick up my camera, I’m that wide-eyed girl again. When all the rules and formulas fade into the background, the magic happens.

 

 Awards and honors:

Paula’s personal photographic work awarded her Most Outstanding Student in Photography and Who’s Who in American Community Colleges.  Her photographs have been published in Photography Forum’s Best of College Photography annual three years consecutively. The Texas Intercollegiate Press Association has recognized her photographic essays, and photographer Keith Carter selected her work for a traveling statewide exhibition sponsored by the Texas Photographic Society.  She has also assisted with digital imaging projects and photo shoots for Texas Monthly magazine. 

Paula’s exhibitions include: The Image Gallery, 2003, 2004, 2005; Matthew Dean Johnson Photograph Gallery, 2008, Kilgore College; and the Anne Dean Turk Fine Arts Gallery, Fall of 2009 and Fall of 2012.