Photographer in the Making

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A picture is worth a thousand words…
I would have to agree with the above catch phrase. A picture contains a story outside of mere black ink on paper. A picture shows emotion. It shows creativity. It communicates.
I have always been extremely interested in photography & have wanted to pick it up as a hobby. One of my close friends, Megan Mercier, has definitely inspired me with her work (which I have had the privilege of using for this blog!) and encouraged me to pursue photography for myself!

Today, I gave a commemorative speech on my Daddy to my Effective Speaking class. While preparing for the speech, I realized that at the end of the day, what I cherish the most about my Daddy are the words he has left for me throughout the years. I literally have a stack of cards filled with encouragement, congratulations, love, insight, and leadership lessons. I know that I will treasure these letters for the rest of my life. According to Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe, “Letters are among the most significant memorial a person can leave behind them.” So today, I wanted to capture just how important these letters truly are to me–in a way that I felt like words alone couldn’t express. And my journey into the land of photography begins!
Check out my new photography tab to see more pictures!

Author: Emily B. Cummins

Emily Cummins is a University of Florida & College of Central Florida grad who is passionate about partnering with people to become who they were made to be. Emily is the Online Campus Pastor at Church of Hope in Ocala, Florida. She’s passionate about storytelling, good cups of coffee, and jamming to country music. And most importantly, she’s passionately pursuing becoming the woman God made her to be.

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