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

Hi Hannah, what principle do you value most?
To me, serving people and serving them well is the most important thing. It means a lot to me when I’m able to make a lasting impression on my clients that goes beyond just creating amazing images for them. To do this, I focus on creating relationships with my clients that helps them to feel heard and valued as more than just someone that booked a photoshoot or wedding day with me. I strive to cater to each of my client’s individual needs when it comes to photography, all while creating an atmosphere of ease and comfortability to make it fun.

Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
The main thing that sets me apart from others is that there is only one me. Let’s be honest – the photography market is highly saturated, and there are many talented creatives in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. What I bring to the table can only be represented by me, and for my specific clients. I am happy, creative, and have a set of unique experiences in traveling, education, and creating interpersonal relationships that I believe helps my clients feel comfortable and confident in their choice of myself as their wedding or portrait photographer. I am most proud of the growth I have seen in my business since beginning this venture. I have booked hundreds of clients just through word of mouth and building on my reputation, which goes a long way in my book. It wasn’t easy to get to where I am today, as all good things take a lot of patience. It took time, consistent effort, and the willingness to grow and constantly be learning. I’ve invested countless hours and money into building my craft as photography that my clients know to be dependable, trustworthy, and to showcase their best selves. The biggest lesson that I’ve learned along the way is that it is better to start now and make mistakes than to wait until you are “ready” or things feel perfect.

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.
Dallas and Fort Worth have so many amazing spots to offer. If I had a friend visiting, I would first take them on a walk along the Katy Trail in Dallas, then stop for dinner and drinks on Lower Greenville. We’d have to fit a visit to the Fort Worth Stockyards in on one of the days. A must visit would be Northpark in Dallas – my favorite mall and truly a cultural experience. We might catch a movie there after grabbing coffee at Halcyon. If we were feeling really fancy, we would make a dinner reservation at Monarch for great views of downtown Dallas. White Rock Lake would also need to be on the itinerary for maybe a picnic or evening stroll.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I’d like to shoutout the place where my love of photography began – Texas Tech University. It was there that I signed up for a study abroad program through the university that took me to Scotland to study photography, and that is how I fell in love with the art of the camera. That study abroad trip led to my taking a second trip the next summer to New Zealand to study photography further, and these two experiences have shaped who I am both as a professional and as a person.

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Image Credits
Hannah Sheree Photography

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