I always love it when my friends hire me to photograph them. They are seldom just looking for photos but rather an experience to feel their own inner beauty unlocked.
Being photographed can be quite an anxiety producing experience. Standing in front of that one small lens stirs up an array of insecurities and doubts about body and beauty.
I find it to be quite an awakening for clients. To feel their body move and to come alive during a shoot. To move from caring to not caring and just being free to be exactly who you are created to be, you.
This is Hayden. She came alive during this shoot and it was stunning to witness her beauty