The end of October not only marked the end of wedding season for Fancy Love Photography it also marked the time Hurricane Sandy hit (my prayers, support and wishes of a quick recovery go out to ALL affected by this devastating storm!!).
The last weekend in October also brought on a silly accident I caused to myself which tore up my hand really bad.
My hand was not the cause of anything Sandy had brought but my careless confidence that I could successfully jump over a moat while holding my camera and equipment. As I crashed down onto the black tarred road my left hand skidded to a stop and my right knee bore into the pavement. The accident caused half of the skin on my palm to rip off and a dime sized hole in my knee.
Thankfully I was surrounded by amazing people, my wedding business partner Jennifer and one of our 2013 wedding couples. Our bride trained in nursing and is an elementary school teacher so her quick thinking, gentle care and nursing skills was a welcome comfort. The accident happened toward the end of our engagement shoot so after getting washed and patched, Jenn drove me straight to the Emergency Room.
I am glad to say I am on the path to healing. My hand is forming new skin and after a dose of internal antibiotics for an infection in my knee wound, it is also on the path to healing!
Even though I have lost a lot of skin on my left hand, it hasn’t stopped me from doing the things I love, like photography! Here is an image from one of my latest; my sweet little blue-eyed boy whom I’ve had the pleasure to photograph for several years now and his Nana! Hope you enjoy and also hope healing has begun for all affected by Hurricane Sandy!!
photography by Carlise is a Hudson Valley New York wedding, maternity and newborn photographer. Orange County NY, Westchester County NY, Rockland County NY, Putnam County and Dutchess County NY. Also serving New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania. Available for destination travel.