Don’t Wait On Your Weight…Live Life Now

Don’t Wait On Your Weight…Live Life Now

I have always been a plus-sized girl... In elementary school, I remember being one of the 'biggest' girls in class. From an early age, I remember feeling insecure about my body, wearing long sleeves in summer because I didn't want the other kids in gym to see the stretch marks on my arms. I remember walking the halls in high school and hearing the girls comment on how much weight I'd gained during the summer. I remember silently crying during a study abroad trip in Costa Rica, sitting in the lobby of the hot springs because I refused to be seen in my bathing suit. I remember graduating from...

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Introducing Premiere+

Introducing Premiere+

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. I agree with this whole-heartedly, only sometimes these words aren’t always with the best intent, or the words we need to hear. I’ve seen it countless times, women shying away from the camera, not liking their smile or feeling comfortable in their bodies — not ‘summer ready’.  “Let me lose some weight first…” I’ve heard it all before, and to keep it real, I’ve uttered these words myself. It seems as if our insecurities speak the loudest when it’s time to be in front of the camera. But it doesn’t have to be this way… I’ve always had a passion for...

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Let’s Hear It For The Birthday Girl | Tameka’s 50th Birthday

Let’s Hear It For The Birthday Girl | Tameka’s 50th Birthday

Let me start by simply saying wow! I had the pleasure of capturing portraits for Tameka's 50th Birthday — Golden Jubilee Year! I knew from the jump that this session was going to be amazing; Tameka had a very clear vision of what she wanted to capture for her birthday, and it was my job to get it done, but in our own unique way. It was a challenge, but we made it happen. Visit here to see our inspiration board... We also wanted to pay homage to the one-and-only Michelle Obama, on the cover of her book 'Becoming'. It's this essence of 'Becoming' that we wanted to capture this session......

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L’Amour de Jody | Self-Love Portrait

L’Amour de Jody | Self-Love Portrait

It was such an honor to capture these gorgeous images of Jody for a L’amour de Soi photo session. I really wanted to make this a special moment for Jody — she has such a pure heart and works tirelessly to make the world better for others.

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