When did you stop thinking you’re beautiful?

A question posed by Dove in their latest video.  I have really loved what Dove has been presenting the past few years, really focusing on encouraging women to stop believing the lies that they’re not “enough”.  As a photographer, it’s difficult to get around my clients’ pre-conceived ideas that they’re not worthy of getting their pictures taken – saying their hair/makeup/weight/clothes, etc. aren’t perfect or “camera ready”.

Everyone has a unique element that makes them beautiful, and I love that this video helps to remind us all of that fact!

I am super excited to share these pictures with y’all!  Miss M is so sweet and happy, taking her pictures was just a joy!  She came ready with super cute outfits and that awesome smile.   I think my favorite is the look on her face after the taste of the cake soaks in to her tongue, it’s an expression I think we all have the first time tasting Lovely Layers Cakery goodies.

 

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This morning I had the honor of meeting and photographing Mr. Cooper!  He is so sweet and oh so handsome!  I am super excited to edit this batch of pictures, and can’t wait to post many more from this session!

 

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I’m super excited to share some great pictures from my very first studio session!  Little Miss A came prepared to smile big for my camera and celebrate her 1st birthday a few days early.  Lovely Layers Cakery provided the smash cake for the session, and I have to admit I wanted to dig in and help Miss A eat that cake!  Being in the studio for this session was so much fun!  We turned on some music, kicked off our shoes and were able to be relaxed and comfortable, which helped Miss A focus on having fun!

 

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For the past 4-ish years, I’ve been dreaming, waiting, wishing and hoping that one day I would be able to offer sessions in a studio space.  That dream was one of the driving forces in offering the Party Booth (portable studio sessions).   A month or so ago a fellow photographer friend of mine approached me to ask if I would consider sharing a studio space with her.  After seeing the space and praying a lot about it, Jeff and I decided that it was the perfect next step for my business!  The papers were signed yesterday and I get to “move in” next week!  I’m putting together new session packages and specials in the meantime so be looking for those in the next week or so!  I can’t wait to start “working” in the new studio and am super excited to see where my photography grows from here!  Yesterday I took a couple snapshots of the space so y’all can see how amazing it is inside!

Downstairs Gallery

Downstairs Gallery

Upstairs Studio1

Upstairs Studio1

Upstairs Studio2

Upstairs Studio2