True Beauty ~ Part II (Sarah)

The 2nd lovely woman to be featured in my True Beauty Series is Sarah “Cleo” Potts. She’s a 26 year old medical student at LECOM (Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine) in Erie, PA. She is finishing up her final year and will officially be a doctor on May 31st, 2020. She plans to go into family medicine residency, specializing […]

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True Beauty ~ Part I (Jessica)

When I met Jessica, the first thing I noticed was her radiance…and her gorgeous hair (I envy that hair). She has a warm energy that glows from the inside out. Part of her allure is that she doesn’t seem to realize just how beautiful she is…it’s either that or she’s extraordinarily humble. This 40 year old mother of two used […]

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True Beauty

“True beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul.” ~ Audrey Hepburn So often in photography we see images of fashion model types who are photoshopped to what is generally perceived as perfection; however, I feel it’s our imperfections that make us unique and beautiful. I find that I’m more drawn to photographs that express authenticity. It got me thinking that I’d like to do a series of photo shoots/blog posts that portray the strength and beauty of real women. I want to show that genuine radiance is not about flawless hair or makeup, high fashion, or a perfect physique. I believe it’s about being comfortable in our own skin and not being afraid to show our vulnerabilities. It’s about self-expression and living with intention. It’s about learning, growing, and facing adversity with the heart of a warrior. The first photo shoot of my series took place the other day. The lovely woman who will be featured embodies all the characteristics I mentioned above. I cannot wait to share her images, which will be coming soon. I will (hopefully) have several more women to follow. Stay tuned.

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