Looks, lenses, and laughter

My life as a photographer has always felt like somewhat of a double standard.
 There, I said it. Those horrible words. I have made a career where my focal point is helping people to feel comfortable, beautiful/handsome, and confident in the body that God has designed for them. And I love it. I love that… Continue reading Looks, lenses, and laughter


Beauty, boldness, and boldfaced lies.

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about beauty. What is beauty? Who gets to decide? The dictionary says this: beau·ty a combination of qualities, such as shape, color, or form, that pleases the aesthetic senses, especially the sight. a combination of qualities that pleases the intellect or moral sense. denoting something intended to make a… Continue reading Beauty, boldness, and boldfaced lies.

Self-esteem, self-worth, and the ‘selfie’

There was a time in high school when I had very little of the aforementioned topics. I did a very good job at disguising it (or so I thought) but my self-esteem and self-worth were very low, and I wasn't ever fond of my picture. When I was in eighth grade, I moved across town… Continue reading Self-esteem, self-worth, and the ‘selfie’