Unveiling the Artistry and Passion: A Journey into the World of Olivia Grace SElin. Owner of Olivia Grace photography
In a life filled with fleeting moments, Olivia Grace Photography stands as a beacon of artistry, dedicated to preserving the beauty and essence of life's most cherished memories. With a passion for capturing genuine emotions and heartfelt connections, Olivia, a talented young professional photographer based in Tempe, Arizona, has been weaving magic through her lens for over six years. Join us on this blog post as we delve into the captivating world of Olivia Grace Photography and beyond and uncover the stories behind the lens.
Outside of Photography:
Olivia is a proud mother of two adorable children and an angel girl in heaven. She is a loving wife, daughter, auntie and friend. As an Arizona native, she embraces the beauty of her surroundings and knows all the hidden gems for the perfect photoshoot locations. An avid coffee enthusiast, she enjoys sipping her coffee while editing in the mornings. She is a self-proclaimed Disney enthusiast and enjoys spending time with her family in the magical bliss of Disney theme parks. She also has a flair for children's fashion and enjoys exploring her love for shopping. At home, Olivia is surrounded by her furry friends, including three lovable dogs and three adorable bunnies. Growing up, she developed a deep connection with animals through her experiences of riding and showing horses, creating memories that still hold a special place in her heart. She hopes to one day own horses again. As a former theater kid, she has a creative and expressive side that shines through her work, capturing unique and captivating moments that tell stories and evoke emotions. Olivia's other hobbies include, reading, seeing live theatre, cooking, traveling, swimming, yoga, and going to concerts. Her favorite foods are Sushi, French Fries and Chocolate Peanut-butter Ice Cream. She is an extroverted introvert who loves the comfort of her home. Family is always Olivia's number one priority.
Unveiling a Unique Perspective:
What sets Olivia apart is her unique perspective, shaped by her background as a Preschool and Montessori teacher. This foundation allows her to forge a deeper connection with her subjects, particularly with babies, children, and families. She has always had a love for children. As a child, you could always find Olivia during recesses pushing the younger children on the swings. From about age 9 on, she was trying to convince any parent she knew to let her babysit their little ones. She originally went into education as her career, working for over 12 years as a caregiver, starting as a nanny and moving into teaching.
Specializing in Timeless Newborn Portraits:
Olivia's passion for newborn photography is unparalleled. With a gentle touch and an unwavering commitment to safety, she captures the delicate innocence and pure joy that radiates from these precious little ones. As a professionally trained newborn photographer, she is dedicated to continuing education. Which is why she spends hundreds of hours per year keeping up with new safety recommendations and continuing ed courses. Olivia does multiple classes each year with many professional and celebrity photographers. She understands the importance of posing and safety, providing parents with peace of mind as they entrust their newborns to her care. From whimsical setups to cozy studio sessions, She creates stunning portraits that will be treasured for a lifetime.
Beyond the Lens:
Olivia's dedication extends far beyond the confines of her studio. She goes above and beyond to help her clients choose the perfect locations for their sessions, whether it's a stunning outdoor backdrop or the cozy studio she calls her second home. Olivia's commitment to creating an exceptional experience for her clients is evident in every aspect of her work. Now having traveled to over 8 states and 2 countries specifically for photoshoots, she loves combining her passion of photography with her love of travel.
As we conclude our journey through the captivating world of Olivia Grace Photography, it becomes abundantly clear that her passion, expertise, and unique perspective elevate her craft to extraordinary heights. Whether it's the innocent purity of newborn portraits, the empowering boudoir sessions, or the heartfelt connections in family, children and milestone photography, she captures the essence of life's most precious moments. With her lens as a portal, she invites you to step into a world of enchantment and create timeless memories that will be cherished for a lifetime.