{body positive image quotes} true beauty is not related to your hair

“True beauty is not related to what color your hair is or what color your eyes are. True beauty is about who you are as a human being, your principles, your moral compass.” » Ellen DeGeneres 

{body positive} When what’s in the mirror doesn’t match what’s in your mind

Today it’s my pleasure to feature a guest post by Tiana Dodson, a coach and friend who writes about “being fat and winning at life by forgoing the old school belief that you have to be thin to live well and … Continued

What if I’m too old for a boudoir photo session?

When you look at boudoir photos on the internet, it’s easy to get discouraged at all the tight, toned, young bodies. To look at Pinterest, you’d think no one over 35 ever gets nekkid, or has photos taken unless they’re playing … Continued

{body positive image quotes} the true essence of beauty

“There is nothing more rare, nor more beautiful, than a woman being unapologetically herself; comfortable in her perfect imperfection. To me, that is the true essence of beauty.” » Steve Maraboli  

Why I don’t Photoshop the life out of your skin

It’s pretty much standard practice these days for portrait photographers to smooth the skin of their subjects. I’m no exception; I remove ‘temporary’ flaws like acne and do a certain amount of skin smoothing as well. The reason is that … Continued

{plus size style} Curvy Lily collegiate sweater

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Now that it’s colder, I’m looking for some nice fall and winter pieces. This is a new sweater from a brand called Curvy Lily. This is an unusual piece for me. I’m not a huge super-tight-sweater person and I’m not … Continued