{Body Positive Hula Dance Portrait} Ms. H

As people who inhabit larger bodies, when we move those bodies, we take risks. We risk being stared at, made fun of or catcalled. Since often, no one has ever taught us to appreciate those bodies and the way they … Continued

Do you have a boudoir photography studio?

I don’t have a commercial studio space, actually. Most of my photography sessions are held at my home, Alcove House, in Renton, Washington. For many photographers, having a retail studio space is a major goal. For me, though, there are … Continued

{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

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

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