CLINTON – Jennifer Freitas loves taking pictures– of children, couples, families and pets.Freitas began her journey in photography by photo-documenting the lives of her very first puppy, Goliath, and then his embraced sibling, Goose. When her firstborn”two-legged kid”Lucien came along, she took a”bajillion photos “when he was a child, she said. But all of these images were” from a not-so-great cell phone”and weren’t terrific quality.When Freitas was pregnant four years ago with her 2nd son, Daemon, she was given a DSLR(digital single-lens reflex )cam. Freitas realized she could “never return to cellular phone images. “After her dad died and she understood the absence of quality photos of him, recording the love of household– no matter how many legs they
have– became her mission. “It catches a memory for you to review and remember your 11-year-old pet without the grays or your child’s curls before his first hairstyle, “Freitas said.After she recognized just how much she took pleasure in using the DSLR, Freitas asked all of her friends and family to assist her practice and she rapidly decided she wanted to do photography professionally. A year after beginning digital photography, with some workshops and academic groups under her belt, Freitas got her business certificate and Emerald Moon Photography began.Freitas matured in Medford, however relocated to Clinton six years earlier into her brand-new spouse’s house. She satisfied her hubby, Jody, in the Army National Guard, however they didn’t become a couple till both had actually left the military and kept in touch as good friends. Their children are now a 6-year-old increasing first grader and an almost-4-year-old young child.”Our bed often has at least one dog and one kid,”Freitas stated. But she said she wouldn’t alter being a canine mom or a young boy mommy for anything in the world.She laughed, adding, “My oldest already has’photographer’s kid syndrome.’ It’s where they dislike getting their photos taken since their parent has taken a perpetual supply.”As a mother, Freitas likes the control over her schedule she has with photography and owning her own small business. But, most of all, she likes being involved in creating images of others’liked ones to provide
them memories they can look back on for the rest of their lives,”getting to give individuals something that really is permanently”that does not get used, used up, or outdated.The downside is that in some cases”absolutely nothing works”
in getting a kid, teenager or animal to engage with her or the video camera; Freitas still feels bad when that happens, despite the fact that she knows “you really can’t manage your subject”for portraits.Freitas said it’s”heartbreaking when you see a beautiful individual, but that person does not like themselves in pictures,” even though she feels that’s “quite hypocritical.”Like numerous who spend a lot of time behind the cam, she feels the same method.”However I know that seeing a photo of yourself that you believes looks terrific is an amazing feeling,”she said.Freitas stated she likewise enjoys looking at the photos she’s taken,” ohh-ing and aww-ing aloud in my workplace”when seeing them the very first time.Freitas stated there’s constantly more to find out with photography.
It’s “something you can continue to learn more about and enhance in definitely,”she said. She likes” hanging out discovering more methods and much better ways to do things every day.”Her objective is to be a full-time photographer, however Freitas
currently works for an environmental business in the building field as an inspector and as a project
monitor.Freitas also does photography for charity, particularly for the Clinton VFW. She and her spouse are both veterans and her hubby has held positions at the town
, district and state level.”Veteran problems are necessary to us, “Freitas said.She has likewise had photos of children and families published in publications, such as Designer Child, Vibrant Talent, Brand Model, Increasing Design and Pretty Little Poser. Now that COVID is less of a problem, Freitas would love to do some showings of her photography.Freitas advertises that she’s a” woman, veteran, and LGBT-owned organization”and belongs to organization associations for being female, bisexual and having proudly served her country.Her photography studio is in Boxborough(“just one exit up I-495,”she stated ). When not taking images or sharpening her craft, Freitas stated she enjoys reading, anime,”attempting to find out Japanese,”camping(particularly campfires ), bike riding, fishing, fireworks, zombies, playing every Zelda that has actually been launched and” canines, canines and pet dogs.”Freitas’website is www.emeraldmoonphotography.com. Her Facebook is www.facebook.com/EmeraldMoonPhotographyMA, and her Instagram is @emeraldmoon_photography. You can email her at [email protected]