Katie Hayes Luke

Photographer/Multimedia Producer
Location: Austin, Texas
Nationality: American
Biography: I am a freelance photographer and multimedia producer in Austin, Tx. A regular day could have me shooting pictures, producing a video project, editing multimedia or planning long-term projects. I love good light, clean sound and tight edits.... read on
Phoebe is Powerful
katie hayes luke
Nov 21, 2016
I made this image last week while working on a project about homelessness and education. Phoebe is a new student this year at a school that works specifically with homeless children. 

I love this image for many reasons, but mostly because it reminds me that teaching young girls that they are powerful is important.

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