Photography has been a passion of mine for as long as I can remember. I have always enjoyed snapping photos but never dreamed I would be able to pursue photography as a career. I grew up camera in hand; teaching myself how to get in the right position in order to get the best possible photograph, the one I could see in my head and knew would turn out beautifully. As I grew older I realized I needed to put in more work in order to obtain the results I wanted so I started reading any photography book I could get my hands on. Soon enough my photographs were looking less like snapshots and more like I envisioned. I learn best by experience and practicing on my family, which I am sure my kids are very sick of modeling for new photo set-ups. Naturally I decided to start my own business. The name Leola is my grandmothers. My grandma never liked her name and insisted on going by Lee which is where part of my name, SesiLee, comes from. I have always thought the name Leola was beautiful, so against my grandma's wishes I named my first daughter Wessyn Leola. So the business name has a lot of meaning to me.