Cierra Theriot | Denham Springs Photographer

Photographed by Amy Konieczka

This past weekend I had the honor of meeting one of the sweetest young women I have ever met, Cierra Theriot.  Cierra walked into my studio giggling and smiling uncontrollably.  Cierra was born blind, however, she does not let her disability hold her back.  You can watch videos of Cierra singing live on stage, click HERE. You can also follow Cierra on Facebook. During Cierra’s photoshoot I told her that I wish she could see how beautiful she was and her response was, “Amy, I can FEEL the beauty of your work”.  She has such a pure and joyful spirit, very loving and her sweet soul is contagious!  I told a friend of mine that I have learned more from Cierra than I have learned in years.  If you ever have the opportunity to meet her or watch her sing, I would say don’t miss out!

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2nd Annual Photographer Shootout 2014

Each year I organize and host a professional photographer shootout with the help of many others.  I enjoy spending time with other professionals and building relationships with my peers.  This years shootout was held at my studio in the historic Denham Springs Antique Village.  So many amazing vendors pulled together to make everything perfect!

HUGE thank you to Amanda Ratcliff of Brandon O’Neal Photography, Lee Lopez of Lee Lopez Photography and Jessica VanDerMark of Jessica VanDerMark Seniors for helping me organize this years event!

The following are the local vendors that donated their time and talents:

Hosted by: Amy Konieczka Photography Studio 

Hair and Makeup: Verde Beauty

Furniture: Modern Attic

Stationery: Barn Stationery

Florist: Jakes on the Avenue 

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