My name is Teresa and I am the gal behind La Mia Bella Photo. I’m 30 years young, the wife to my best friend and mother of two rascals. I have an artistic soul and love anything to do with the arts. In my spare time I love to paint, draw, sew, craft, bake things beautiful and basically cover anything I can in glitter. I’ve been in love with photography most of my life. I use photography as an outlet. When I have my camera in my hands, the rest of the world disappears. Looking through the lens, in those moments, I’m able to challenge perspectives and allow people to experience things differently than they normally would. Photography brings me a peace and joy like nothing else has ever been able to do.
I’m a laid back girl and my photography sessions definitely reflect that. I’m not so much into traditional poses and prefer for my customers to be relaxed, have fun and do whatever comes natural. And when that happens, that is where you get the great photographs. My goal is to capture the individual personality and style of each person I am lucky enough to work with. I don’t want to change the memory of the day, I want to preserve it; the emotion, happiness, excitement, love, to where when someone looks back at their pictures they feel as if they’re in the moment again. That right there, that is my goal, what makes your heart flutter and lets me “smile from my liver”. (Kudos to those who know where that quote is from!) I feel blessed to be able to work doing something that I love and am passionate about. And it’s all because of my wonderful, supportive customers. So thank you, from the bottom of my heart and brightly smiling liver.