“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. “Read More
“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. “
“He was so cute! He ran around the studio (which also happens to be my house) butt-naked and laughing to his hearts content. He wanted to run around and play and wasn’t too content with having to sit on his mother’s hip, keeping him from running around. He actually ended up peeing on my floor twice (fortunately on the tile, so easy cleanup), but I couldn’t care less. “Read More
“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.”Read More
"It was so difficult not to become inspired by her. At 24 she has a drive and an ambition that is rare. She knows what she wants to do and exactly how she wants to do it. In order for her to lead the life she wants, she works extra hard so she can travel and enjoy the good things in life. She knows that if you want fun you have to work for it. I got so inspired that I have in fact ended up trying to achieve the same mindset."Read More
"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?Read More
"But portraits also build value over time. Right now and here, they are a cool thing to have. They adorn your wall and you feel that special kind of pride. You look at them and you are reminded of your beauty, especially on those days when you feel anything but beautiful."Read More
"She had followed my work all these years, wanting to book with me one day. Life had happened, and I had moved to the States, but she never stopped wanting that session."Read More
"When choosing a photographer it is very important that you look at the work a photographer has produced. While doing that you need to ask yourself a few questionsRead More
"Working with plus size modeling gave me an understanding of what outfits and styles looks nice on me and soon I gained even more self-confidence. But working in an industry that is primarily focused on the outside appearance makes it difficult to feel appreciated for who you are as a person and for what you can do. Everything is about appearance and while it did help me quite a bit on my journey to self-acceptance and even love it was only me who could take me the rest of the way."Read More