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Questionnaire

I love getting questionnaire answers back from my clients and soon-to-be clients. Here are my answers to one of the questionnaires that I often send out.:)

  1. Were you named after anyone?
    My middle name Elizabeth is after my mom’s grandma who was named May Elizabeth. My mom loved the name Tasha and thought Natasha was pretty and could be shortened to Tasha. She also loved the name Beth.:)
  2. Would you bungee jump? No way!
  3. What is your favorite food and drink? Food: Tofu and lemongrass dishes. Drink: coffee
  4. What is your favorite ice cream? Three twins “Mocha Difference” which is coffee and choc chip. I just discovered it at a local grocery store. It’s made in Petaluma, CA and it’s amazing!
  5. What is the first thing you notice about people? Their eyes.
  6. Red or pink? Red
  7. Best meal you’ve ever eaten? Recently ate an amazing meal at Spoon Bar in Healdsburg, CA.
  8. What are you listening to right now? Literally: The sound of the fans in my room and my husband’s talk radio program playing in the other room. Musically lately: Jack White, Boy & Bear, SiriusXM U Channel and the 80’s Channel.
  9. Favorite smells? Scentsy bars from my mom: Banana Berry, Skinny Dippin, Huckleberry Sage, Home Sweet Home, Buckleberry, Black Ruby, Posy Peach, Sugar and Spice, Camu Camu, White Tea & Cactus, Sunkissed Citrus.
  10. Who was the last person you talked to on the phone? My mom.
  11. Mountain hideaway or beach house? House near the mountains and near the beach!:)
  12. Hair color? Violet
  13. Eye color? Blue/Gray
  14. Scary movies or happy endings? Happy Endings Only
  15. Last movie you watched? Lucy
  16. Favorite dessert? Truffles
  17. Strength training or cardio? Cardio
  18. What book are you reading now? Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook.
  19. Favorite sound? Live Music
  20. What is the farthest you have been from home? Amsterdam for our honeymoon.
  21. Do you have a special talent? Capturing beauty and emotion with my camera!
  22. Where were you born? At my parent’s home in Otto, MO.
  23. Where are you living now? Windsor, CA.
  24. Can you tell me something about your career and how you got to your current position? I discovered something I really enjoyed and turned it into my work! I’m always learning and improving my skills. I love going to workshops and seminars and learning more about photography! I feel very strongly about the importance of photos for preserving life!
  25. So how long have you worked for xyz? I’ve been doing photography since 2011. I became a full time photographer in October of 2013.
  26. What do you like most about working here? Spending time with people and creating photos that represent them and their life!
  27. Tell me about your family. Do you have brothers or sisters? Two sisters and one brother. I’m the oldest of four. I have a large extended family. Lots of aunts and uncles and cousins!
  28. Where did you grow up? Do you ever go back? Hillsboro, MO. Yes, my parents still live there. Before I relocated I visited a lot. Our visits now will be further spaced apart but longer!:)
  29. How do spend your free time? Taking my dog to the park or recently the beach!
  30. Is there something you’ve always wanted to do—a sport, hobby, trip-that you’ve just never gotten around to? Going out of the country was so fun. I’d love to visit another foreign country.
  31. Where did you spend your last vacation? Where are you going next? We went to Dallas, TX for our one year anniversary. For our two year anniversary we moved to California!
  32. What’s the best vacation you ever took? Amsterdam.
  33. What did you major in at college? How did you end up picking that major? Mechanical Drafting and Computer Aided Design. I wanted to learn computer aided drafting for use in interior design. I had good jobs in that field but photography is where my heart is.
  34. If you hadn’t gone into (business, law, accounting, etc.) what do you think you’d be doing? I’m doing it now…Photography!
  35. You’ve accomplished a great deal in your career, going forward, what aspirations or dreams do you have? What else would you like to accomplish? Helping others accomplish their goals!
  36. Who have been influential role models or mentors to you? My family is very supportive of my career choice. They set goals and go after what they want to accomplish!
  37. Where is your favorite place to shop? Anthropology, Nordstrom, Target
  38. What is your favorite online store? Etsy
  39. Where would you like to go for your next photo session?:)I want to do a family photo session with my husband and my dog again soon!
  40. Tell me about your style. Are you modern, vintage, romantic, trendy, athletic, etc.? A mix of romantic and vintage!