Today we’d like to introduce you to Sarah Shelton.
Thanks for sharing your story with us Sarah. So, let’s start at the beginning and we can move on from there.
I started creating videos as a way to be involved in my youth group in Beaumont, Texas. When I got into High School I joined our school’s video production team. I became known as the girl with a camera always in her hand. I volunteered my time assisting teachers in filming sports events, school projects, and PSA videos. Once I got into college I completed a degree in what I knew best; specializing in Film, Video and Television. I wasn’t sure how I was going to turn it into a job, so I began working in News and became a Technical Director while attending school.
After graduation, my current husband and I got engaged and moved to College Station, Texas, where I found another news station and became a News Producer. I took a lot of graduation photos to make an extra buck and that was basically my photography portfolio besides the few photos I took of my friends and family. My friend, who also became engaged, needed someone to capture her wedding day, so she asked if I could do it. On the day of the wedding, the couple did not want to do the first look, so I suggested maybe taking a photo with their venue’s barn door in between them.
Nothing felt more surreal than when I took both of the couple’s hands, placed it to each other’s and snapped the moment. I loved working in News, but I was always limited to what stories I could tell and how much I could stretch my creativity. So after I got married, I officially named my business Skys (Sarah Kae Yarbrough Shelton) the Limit Production. We made Dallas, Texas our home, and I went full time with Skys the Limit Production. I now work along with small businesses and capture weddings through video/photography from Dallas to Beaumont, Texas.
Overall, has it been relatively smooth? If not, what were some of the struggles along the way?
In the past, patience has been the most difficult challenge for me. I remember when I went full time, I would get discouraged and wonder if I was good enough. Instead of giving up and going back to News, I worked on the struggles day by day; perfecting my camera techniques, networking, and advertising and it’s something I still need to keep up with.
I wouldn’t say that the road has been the smoothest, but I have an amazing husband who has supported me from day one. All of my past clients have become my friends. Most of my new clients are with me because of my past clients and I value each and every one of them. I am an extremely lucky woman.
Please tell us about Skys the Limit Production.
Skys the Limit Production was created in 2015. I’m all about the happily ever after; whether my clients are in love, they’ve earned their diploma or found their calling. I take pride in the honest work I provide and I strive to capture those candid moments in both photography and video.
My style is organic, intimate and lasting. I push myself to think outside of the box to create something beautiful and moving for those to enjoy for the years to come. Yellow is Skys the Limit Production’s color which means happiness, optimism, enlightenment and creativity.
If you had to go back in time and start over, would you have done anything differently?
I’ve learned about patience and the power of networking with others. I wouldn’t change a thing in the past. I believe everything happens for a reason. If there was a lesson that needed to be learned, it needed to happen.
- Website: www.SkysProduction.com
- Phone: 4096798170
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Instagram: www.Instagram.com/SkysProduction
- Facebook: www.Facebook.com/SkysTheLimitProduction
- Twitter: www.Twitter.com/ProductionSkys
- Yelp: www.Yelp.com/biz/skys-the-limit-dallas
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