Posts tagged beautyphotography
Before and After - The Sparkly Hillary

“They come in in the morning, free from hair products and makeup, full of nervousness and sometimes even anxiety. But when they leave again they have undergone such an enormous and beautiful transformation. Through photography, they get to see themselves in a completely different and new light! They are Super Stars shining so incredibly bright and I always advise them that now is the time for a trip out and about. “

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Why a little bit of selfishness is good (and why kindness has everything to do with it)

“Being kind to others is incredibly difficult when you are hurting inside. Treating the cashier at the store to a smile and some light conversation, or even a ‘thank you’, can be so very hard when all of you is hurting and aching, when you feel like you are just a shell and that you have lost purpose and meaning.
When we are hurting, we have a tough time caring about anything else but the hurt that are eating at us.
I don’t know about you, but I know it rings true for me anyway.
We grow numb and walk past the smiles and we only see our own pain. In our misery, we come self-centered. “

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Power Through Blue (I Love doing Personal Projects)

“Later, after I was done photographing her with the turban, I challenged her to get emotional, which ended up with some amazing, deep and intense images. She got so into the emotion that she teared up and brought even more life to the photographs.”

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I get SO nervous!

"One of my amazing privileges is to show women the beauty that I see in them. It is such an emotional and enormous task to have because what if, the images I show them, aren’t to their liking? What if they are going to look at my work, my vision, and turn their nose? Or even worse, what if they are going to look at themselves through my eyes and deem themselves unworthy, ugly and old?

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How it feels to let amazing people go, every single time

"Every time I photograph a person, I connect. 
I think connection is probably the most important. If you do not have the ability to connect with the person you are photographing, it will come across in the final result.

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Sissela - the Photographer

Let me introduce myself. 
I am Sissela. 
Yes, I do actually identify me and my personality, as my name, coming from a country (Denmark) where I for many years was the only one. I never had the issue of being the other Sissela in the class, the school or at work. Always just me. When people would talk about me, they would almost instantly know who I was. Not because I was anything special in particular, but because my name was. 

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