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Intimate portraiture is more than just capturing the human form; it’s a celebration of self-acceptance, empowerment, and individuality. This art form offers a unique perspective on self-love, as well as challenging societal norms and encouraging a positive self-image. By embracing vulnerability, individuals engage in a powerful act of self-care, thus fostering a healthier mindset and […]

A Holistic Journey to Personal Wellness Through Intimate Portraiture

February 23, 2024

In January 2024, the global creative community came together for an immersive journey of creative freedom and self-expression. Inspired by Brandi Nicole, the Creative January challenge had over 200 participants engage in daily creative prompts, igniting a wave of artistic inspiration and transformation across the globe. The prompt word list, meticulously crafted to spark new […]

Exploring Creative Freedom Through Daily Word Prompts 

February 21, 2024

In 1970s photography, one name stands out as a true pioneer and icon—Helmut Newton (10/31/1920- 1/23/2004). A German-Australian photographer who effortlessly bridged the worlds of art and commerce as well as daring viewers to challenge norms. Newton’s work continues to inspire, surprise, and polarize audiences, leaving an indelible mark on the history of photography. As […]

Helmut Newton: Redefining Female Photoshoots

January 9, 2024

In Easton, Maryland, my studio was the canvas for a playful, messy, and exploratory concept shoot. I wove the 2024 Color of the Year, Blue Nova by Benjamin Moore, into my unique style of photographing the female form. It was a collaboration with Deborah, a young and aspiring model, for a session with a loose […]

2024 Color of the Year Unveiled: A Conceptual & Creative Photoshoot

December 22, 2023

Sensual Shibari – the art of Japanese bondage seen through the creative eye of intimate portrait photography. I recently had the pleasure of collaborating with Josh Guthrie, a skilled shibari rope artist from Texas, on creating a new perspective of exploring the sensual art of shibari. Together, with a select few clients, we spent two […]

A Journey into the Art of Sensual Shibari

December 7, 2023

In the vibrant landscape of artistic exploration, the start of the new year holds the promise of inspiration and creative expression through the arts. As an advocate for the transformative power of daily challenges, at this time I extend a heartfelt invitation to join a month-long artistic journey throughout January. This initiative, born from the […]

A Daily Challenge of Creative Expression Through the Arts

December 4, 2023

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You in your home and me in mine, I guide you through an intimate co-creative experience. It’s beautiful and real and deliciously different. Submit your name below to learn more.

You in your home and me in mine, I guide you through an intimate co-creative experience. It’s beautiful and real and deliciously different. Submit your name below to learn more.

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I left a career in tech to be immersed into this world of photographing women. I love connecting and talking about this stuff. Even if you're unsure, reach out! I may not be the right person for you, or I may be exactly what you need...

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