More than capturing moments, preserving milestones, and documenting memories, photography allows people to share personal stories filled with faces and places that are close to their hearts. Throughout the years, photographs, in whatever shape and form, have truly become an essential part of everyone’s lives. In the case of Courtney Hizey, it is shown that photography is not only a hobby, but it is also a reflection of one’s vision and art.
For over nine years, Courtney Hizey has been gaining nods and accolades from couples and families because of her breathtaking, timeless, and creative photographs. On a mission to take her craft to greater heights, this award-winning and published photographer has lived, photographed, and traveled across different places. She has lived in and established her business in GA, FL, NC, and MA, and on top of that, she has done destination weddings in Aruba, and Myrtle Beach, New York City, and many others. Truly, there’s no denying that Courtney Hizey is willing to go the extra mile in taking the best photos and telling heartfelt stories.
With her brilliant flair and creative prowess, Courtney Hizey has been featured on many occasions in People Magazine, Us Weekly, TWINS Magazine, Boston Moms Blog, and Basic Invite. On top of that, she has also appeared in two Lifetime television episodes to take newborn, family, and wedding photos. “We were the main photographers for the Married at First Sight Season 6 in Boston and were then asked to come back for the couple’s newborn session,” she said.
Currently, Courtney Hizey has a small team of other photographers who have been working with her for many years. In fact, the visionary leader works hard in training these individuals to represent her brand. Because of how well they all work together, they are more of a family than they are a professional cluster.
Proving to be unstoppable at her game, Courtney Hizey received the best of the best photographer award in 2020. At that time, it was actor and comedian James Corden who announced her name as the winner.
In an interview, Courtney Hizey shared that photography has always been a huge part of her life. “I was always fascinated with the camera. I’m a bit of a nostalgia nut and will currently spend my spare time looking through old photographs or those on Facebook,” she explained.
Although her passion for the sentimental aspect of photography blossomed early on, Courtney Hizey’s interest in the technical side of her craft did not arise until her son was born. “I began documenting my son’s milestones with the camera and became more and more interested in perfecting each photo,” she said. “Being creative by nature, I loved the editing part of the journey. I took as many classes and workshops as I could,” she added.
Since Courtney Hizey is a former teacher, working with families and children was something that came easy to her. According to the photographer, she enjoys nothing more than having this group of people as her subjects.
Aside from being a beacon of excellence and trustworthiness in the world of photography, Courtney Hizey also strives to embody a sense of social responsibility. “We are always giving back to local and national organizations,” she said. True enough, the well-renowned photographer is known to give back to her hometown whenever the opportunity to do so arises.
As someone who has always been passionate about helping others, Courtney Hizey donates hundreds and thousands every year to Pediatric Cancer, Miles for Miracles (Boston Children’s hospital), and many more. She is also notable for her fundraiser sessions geared towards giving back to organizations that are important to her and to people she knows.
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