I have a little confession to make: Sometimes I get nervous when I have a senior session with a boy as opposed to a girl. Not sure why? Maybe it's because I have a mistaken impression that teenage boys don't want to be photographed. The pre-session jitters were alive and kickin' the evening I went to photograph Ben. I remember a photographer friend once said to me, "The day you aren't nervous before a shoot is the day you should hang up your camera." And he was right. It means everything to me that people walk away happy with the photos of course, but also with the experience itself! The moment I met Ben, I knew it was going to be a great session. He put me at ease immediately with his calm and confident manner - imagine feeling confident at 17? Usually, it's the person in front of the camera that needs to be reassured - but not this time. Cool. As. A. Cucumber. Thanks Ben for helping ME relax! ;-)