Monthly archives:July 2018

10 Years of True Love: The Birth of CTP

The Birth of Christina Truelove Photography I was finally starting to embrace my name (and yes, Truelove IS my last name).  I was concerned that most people would think that I created the last name for my business and/or they would use my name as a cliche (which both occur).  But, who cares, right?  I have the coolest name on the planet (thank you, babe) [...]

10 Years of True Love: The ShutterSpire Years

The ShutterSpire Years When my business first started, I went under the name, ShutterSpire.  The Shutter part is obvious.  The Spire was a combination of my desire to inspire those around me with my images and wanting to reach the top.  Additionally, weddings are often conducted in a church, and churches often contain a spire. 2008-2009 These we[...]

10 Years of True Love - The very beginning

I have been reminiscing a lot lately. When I was eight years old, I received $40 for my birthday, which was just enough to buy the Polaroid camera that I have been eyeing at Target.  Proudly, I walked up to the cashier and pointed to the locked cabinet where my future camera laid.  I was so proud of my purchase.  That was 30 years ago. Over the years, [...]