07.07.15

BY THE DESERT BY THE WATER

I love this little corner of the earth… I love that it allows me to feel the magic of dust & weeds & water & birds & the most incredible, soul spearing light at sunset.

Styling Dira, I felt my heart bursting… it was exactly what I wanted and exactly how I felt. Dark and light. Witchy and magical. Seductive and innocent.

Shooting Fashion Boudoir in the great outdoors never ceases to bring the emotion up and up and up. And that’s just how I like it ;)

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outdoor fashion boudoir photography
outdoor fashion boudoir photography

Hair & Makeup by Misty Spinney

07.06.15

SURRENDER TO IT

Art imitates Life for me.

As an artist who likes to have her creative hand in every piece of my photo shoots… and as a ‘nope, not good enough yet’ girl (I hesitate to say ‘Perfectionist’ because… i don’t know, it just doesn’t feel right) I have come to know the feeling of self doubt and questioning myself REALLY well. Lately, a few people in my life have been pushing me to get over myself and SURRENDER. To the process. To what will be. To my intuition. To looking like a fool. To being afraid. To going for it.

And it’s so funny that that is exactly what I do for my clients on their photo shoot. Once I grasp an idea or get a vision, I bring them to the point of surrender. Because they’re not models. Because it’s scary. Because my Boudoir style is pretty Edgy sometimes. Because they can’t know what’s in my head. Because they trust me. Because it’s up to me to make their shoot everything I can see in my head. Or, to put it in Cowboy vernacular… to ride them hard and put them away WET. Which… it seems, more often than not, is LITERALLY what I do. Well… just the wet part. I’m heavy, I can’t ride them like a horse.

So… what did it take to get the stellar Isabel Foxen Duke to surrender to having water dumped all over her? Nothing more than a ‘OHHHH!!! I know what we’re doing!’ and a wicked laugh. She screamed to high heaven but… she trusted me to do my thing. So that’s exactly what I did.

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edgy boudoir photography
edgy boudoir photography
edgy boudoir photography
edgy boudoir photography
edgy boudoir photography
edgy boudoir photography
edgy boudoir photography
edgy boudoir photography

Makeup by Misty Spinney
Water by Me & Misty (provided by Fiji, ha)

07.04.15

SUNSET & CURRENTS

It is always the most magical way to end a photo shoot. The light will always be beautiful… but you never know EXACTLY what it will look like until the moment it happens. The beach in San Francisco can be…. quite a trek depending on where we are the City and how much traffic there is. You truly don’t have a way to know what you’ll find when the time comes. So, like any other shoot, we go on intuition. We plan the day organically and where we end up is where we end up.

We hit locations from her own backyard to the beach and everything in between. And when we arrived… magic.












Photography, Wardrobe Styling & Art Direction by Danielle Fletcher.
Hair & Makeup by Maria Chang of Professional Makeup Artistry

04.17.15

THE BRAND SHOOT SALE

There’s only 2 weeks left to take advantage of the incredible SALE on the Brand Shoot. I absolutely love this facet of my photography business because it allows me to work with people I might not have had the chance to meet otherwise. If you’re an entrepreneur, an artist, an entertainer or a soul in need of a photo shoot that is dedicated to creating images that are planned, styled & directed around YOU and your brand, check it out ASAP!

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CLICK HERE TO GET ON THE LIST! or visit www.TheBrandShoot.com

04.08.15

STYLE MEETS SOUL

My sweet sister-friend Jahnavi was my first choice to be my ‘model’ for the Workshop I taught in Napa this past September. I met her at a hugely transformational course I took in NYC and instantly fell in love with her face and her spirit. We didn’t know how or when but we both set a desire to have me photograph her. And of course, less than 3 months later, it happened like magic.

In Jahnavi I see the same thing I try to create in my work. Vulnerability, fierceness, beauty, and a little something to keep you on your toes.

As always, I wish I had SO much more time to actually take photos during a Workshop… but I managed to snag a few of this precious woman on the veranda of our private villa.

Wardrobe Styling/Hair/Makeup/Art Direction/Photography by Danielle Fletcher.

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