I’m a wife to a hard-working man and a mom of two sweet, rambunctious boys. When my oldest son was diagnosed with Fragile X Syndrome in 2011, I began a quest to document, through photography, the beauty & joy that filled my family’s difficult days. What started as a therapeutic endeavor has spilled over into a life-long passion.

Now I enjoy helping others capture their precious moments as timeless keepsakes; reminders of the beauty & joy in their own lives.

XOXO, Karen Mayes
(photo of me courtesy of my dear friend and fellow photographer, Courtney Schnee)

You can read more about my family’s journey at Choosing Gratitude.


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