Tag: photoshop edit

Dance Style Portraits

I love ballet. I love all things soft, delicate, and feminine. I recently watched a video by Sue Bryce about shooting dance style portraits, and wanted to try it myself. I wanted to see if I can pose girls who aren’t dancers in a way that would make them look like they are. Because really, what…

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If Tomorrow Never Comes

If tomorrow never comes, would I feel like I’ve lived my life the best way I can? Did I do enough? Did I tell people how much I love them, did I change someone’s life to the better, did I influence anyone. Did I make a difference? Today is one of those days where I…

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Damaged Goods

In our society, if you’re in your mid-twenties or older, and you’re not married yet, then you’re damaged goods. My model wishes to remain anonymous, but she gave me permission to share her story: She is almost 30 years old. She went through two engagements. She got divorced before she even started her marriage. To…

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Broken is Beautiful

For Sara Kintsugi – (noun) To repair with gold; The art of repairing metal with gold or silver lacquer and understanding that the piece is more beautiful for having been broken. We are all imperfect. We are all flawed. We are, or were, broken in one way or another. Being human, we strive to live up…

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We Break Before We Shine

I read a beautiful quote the other day, but I can’t seem to find it. I’m paraphrasing but it was something like “if we weren’t cracked or broken, the light wouldn’t be able to shine through”. I think that we all have a light inside of us, and it shines so bright but there are times…

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