Women's intimate portraiture

You deserve to love every inch of you

the journal

Growing up in a world where body image is so seemly important is difficult. From such a young age we are instilled with what we should be eating, wearing, doing, and how we should strive to look. For any young girl, this can be a near impossible road to figure out. And even as grown […]

When booking your shoot, it’s normal to want it to be personalized and unique to you. There are so many little details that go into your day that there is no way it couldn’t be special! From the different choices of hair, makeup, and wardrobe, you’re already on your way to creating YOUR perfect shoot. […]

It all started when my dad asked me a really out of the blue question, “Hey Lyss, will you take me to Starbucks?” The reason this was strange, is because my dad NEVER grabs a late night Starbucks. It’s always a morning or early afternoon treat, so for this day, it was already odd. It […]

I looked down at my belly and it hit me, I could no longer see my full feet, I now can only see the tip top of my cute little toes. I remember that day – I cried, a lot. I felt like I was a failure. I sat there and I thought… How dare […]

When he finally admitted on the phone that he cheated on me, I was broken ever since that moment until the end.  I receive countless emails with all different stories of women’s lives, the trauma, their pasts. Some of them are hard to read, because my heart breaks for them, and some of them are […]

There was a time in my life when I felt completely defeated. I didn’t feel like I was good enough, and I felt useless. I thought to myself ‘I’m gaining so much weight, but I don’t have the motivation to do anything about it. Nobody is going to love me and I’m going to be […]

I wake up every morning, thinking I’m in some kind of dream. Do I really get up every morning to do the very thing that makes my heart full for a living? Do I really get to love what I do this much working 24/7? Do I really get to help change these women lives […]