Are you ever afraid of your own ideas?

Apparently I am, and it’s time to hold myself accountable. I recently started a new art challenge to force myself to work on new techniques and make time for studies to flesh out existing projects. I let myself get discouraged by the first project because it didn’t turn out well and I started working on … Continue reading Are you ever afraid of your own ideas?

What Can You Expect When You Book a Photo Shoot With #wildwomanportraits

Frances Byrd @francesbyrdart and Katie Griffin @12gagephotography Whether you book a #discoveryourwild, #staywild, or #sisterwild photo package, you will receive the utmost professionalism and attention to your individual concept. At #wildwomanportraits we (Katie and Frances) believe every woman is uniquely beautiful, strong, and inspiring. We use this perspective to help you tell your story through … Continue reading What Can You Expect When You Book a Photo Shoot With #wildwomanportraits

Pinup Girls Rock

Last weekend, I had an amazing day out with my #wildwomanportrait partner and best friend, Katie Griffin. She's also the extraordinary photographer behind 12 Gage Photography. Neither one of us is good at engaging in creative activities that are not also work, so I was really excited about this opportunity. Makeup by Sweet Peach Pinups … Continue reading Pinup Girls Rock

Shred Your Insecurities, Burn the Burden of Societal Judgement

https://videopress.com/v/6EsBKY3R?preloadContent=metadata Photo by Katie Griffin @12gagephotography #wildwomancollaborationKatie Griffin @12gagephotography Frances Byrd @francesbyrdart As promised in my post yesterday, here is a video from our practice run for the #wildwomanlaunch on Sunday. Katie and I wrote out our personal insecurities and criticisms from peers and family who don’t approve of or respect our journeys. After shredding … Continue reading Shred Your Insecurities, Burn the Burden of Societal Judgement

#wildwomanportraits Pre-Launch Concept Shoot

Katie @12gagephotography, and I have been getting lots of great feedback and questions about our Launch Event for the #wildwomanportrait concept we have developed. When I'm caught up in my creative element, I forget how awkward and self-conscious I can be in new situations. Some of our ladies voiced the same concerns, so I thought … Continue reading #wildwomanportraits Pre-Launch Concept Shoot

Empowering Women to see Their Own Beauty

My friend Katie is a phenomenal photographer. I know she thinks she's just getting established and has a lot to learn - we all do. Part of our creative process is learning our craft, expanding our skillset, and pushing ourselves to be better. We never really stop doing any of those things. I wish she … Continue reading Empowering Women to see Their Own Beauty