A boudoir (/ˈbuːdwɑːr/; French: [bu.dwaʁ]) is a woman's private sitting room or salon in a furnished accommodation usually between the dining room and the bedroom, but can also refer to a woman's private bedroom.
Just in case you were wondering what a boudoir actually is, now you know. When we mention boudoir we think of a woman's private area where she can basically let her hair down. Take off the worries of the day, remove the make up, be herself and possibly dance to some Beyonce in her underwear! Read More
Since Middle School, Kristen was enthralled with the fashion & beauty industry- the colors and textures- creating livable art for beautiful canvases; but it wasn’t until attending an art camp at SCAD that she was convinced this was the world she was meant to be apart of. Soon the need for her creative vision began pushing her further into the industry. She is a hair and make up artist at Elevate Salon in Knoxville, TN and she also works with multiple photographers on creative shoots including, J Way Photography. While being a master at creating unique looks, she also is working to develop her clothing line, Minnie Blue Apparel. Read More
I hope you have had a great and happy new year! I spent mine at home planning for the year ahead. It's so great when we start a new year because there is a feeling we all have that evokes a sense of renewal in us all. We want to rip out the old pages and start anew. Put the finished book away on the shelf and begin exploring the new book's crisp pages and new smell. Wipe the slate clean and begin planning bigger and better things for ourselves! It's a great time of year indeed. While I was thinking about my own goals I thought some things would be helpful to share with you about how to keep your new mission of reaching your 2018 goals interesting, fun and reachable. Let's get into it! Read More
"I want to wait until I fix my hair up."
"I have a double chin."
"I'm too old."
"I need to lose weight first."
These are only a few of the reasons I get from potential clients who feel they aren't ready to have their portrait taken. Usually when I hear these reasons, I respond with a look of total confusion. Read More
I love playing with ideas and with this shoot, I had plenty to play with. The first look was a dress Brynn brought with her and I felt the skirt just wasn't enough for me. (Imagine... a skirt didn't meet my standards.) Read More
I believe I spread my wings and flew high during this photo shoot. There is something quite inspiring about Payton. Her eyes, the shape of her face, what she wore... it even went deeper than that. I was inspired by her dreams and aspirations as well. But if we want to get specific, I would first pay attention to her eyes. Read More