Kay Eskridge - My Heart Before My Eyes


“I think this is the beginning of a new wave.”

Kay Eskridge is one of the good guys. She lifts up and supports a segment of the population that is dealing with things we never imagined when we were growing up.

“I kinda feel like we’ve been given a gift.”

1:36 - Ice Cream at Night

3:31 - Why Tweens?

7:32 - A Cruel Joke

10:40 - Mom’s Words

12:44 - A Marginalized Segment

15:58 - Peer to Peer

20:58 - The Practical Piece

27:13 - Customer Care

28:14 - Some History

31:47 - Word Choices

33:49 - A Personal Reason

38:11 - Evangelizing for Tweens

43:13 - An Intro at the End

46:13 - Finding Kay

“Everything is starting earlier.”

Combining her passion for photography and her love of people, Kay Eskridge’s studio, Images by Kay & Co. has earned a sterling reputation for high-quality lifestyle portraiture. Kay and her team take great pride in not only the imagery they create but also the high level of customer service they provide. Specializing as a lifestyle portrait artist, Kay’s clientele has come to rely on her to capture images from all of life’s special events, from maternity to newborns, tots to ‘tweens’, High School Seniors to summer family vacations and even intimate images captured through the CelebrateSexy division of her studio. Her focus on relationships, creative approach to portraiture, unique perspective on customer service and clear vision about business has provided her with much success doing something she loves. Kay is a member and Past President of the Arizona Professional Photography Association, she is a PPA Certified Master, Photographic Craftsman and holds numerous awards, including the Arizona Photographer of the Year, Kodak Gallery Elite Awards, Fuji Masterpiece Awards,  Phoenix Portrait Photographer of the Year, Arizona Illustrative Photographer of the Year and the PPA National Award.

“I’ve weathered the storms.”