Like a guardian angel sent from heaven, Kat fell into our lives.
It was in late August, 2009.
God always knows the perfect timing. Last minute!
We were in pretty bad shape with little hope of finding the right person before our lives were turned upside down.
I interviewed Kat a few times and was 100% sold.
I was actually sold within the first five minutes of the first interview when I saw the way she was with my kids.
Kat was no stranger to children. She grew up practically raising her four younger sisters.
Her character shined and so did her smile.
She had great style and an outgoing personality.. both necessities in my business.
Julie and I both knew that she was the one.
To carry us into the eye of the hurricane that lay ahead of us…
Rosanna flew the nest on a Friday… and Kat became available to start work on very next Monday!
Everything about her just fit.
She learned fast and fearlessly stepped up to the many challenges the job presented.
Including the much needed help on the home-front!
Editing, Photoshop, Changing diapers, Booking flights, Interviewing brides, Warming bottles, Styling shoots, Planning workshops, Picking up Aidan from school, Emails, Phone calls, More diapers, Meetings, Charging batteries, Packing gear, Calming babies, Travel, Shooting weddings, Album design, Giving us a date night, Retouching, Printing, Framing, 100 more diapers, Texting me, Texting Julie, More emails, Breaking down crying, Keeping Julie from crying, Cooking for boys, Calling clients, Pushing me to be creative, Dropping off Logan at preschool, Picking up Starbucks, Airport runs, Pushing me to finish website, Pushing me to blog more, Praying for my family, Downloading images, Backing up images, Listening to my crazy ideas, Picking my brain about photography, Uploading weddings to Pictage, Answering calls from photographers, Hiring models, Scanning receipts, Booking reservations, Bank deposits, Making lemonade for clients, More baby bottles, Shooting for inspiration, Learning Flash, Tracking me down when I miss a meeting, Rocking babies to sleep, Quickbooks, Begging me to blog more, Shopping for photo shoots, Invoicing, Formatting Cards, Packing my laptop, Taking kids to the park, oh man I could go on forever…
The tasks listed above reveal why we think of Kat as our guardian angel.
I honestly don’t know how we would have gotten through the craziness of the last year and a half without her.
We can no longer keep her to ourselves.
She is far too talented to hide her behind closed doors any longer.
World… I am so proud to introduce to you Kat Harris of Mike Colón Photographers!
She is now available to bless you too. With her talent, style, personality, and photographs!
Visit Kat’s Blog (it’s new!) and say hello!
To View Kat’s Awesome Portfolio choose from the links below:
A special thanks to the talented Trevor Hoehne for the photoshoot of Kat above!
I also want to give a shout out to Rosanna Marie Herd.. who was just as amazing as Kat and is now killing it in Atlanta with her own business. Jared you rock too!