Monday, January 22, 2018

My Top 5 Favorite Self Care Rituals

I think self care and positivity go hand in hand. So I wanted to share 5 of my favorite self care rituals with you along with a few tips for developing your own.

Improving Social Media Presence for Photographers

The more time I spend looking at trends on social media and how they translate into my community, the more I notice the differences...

My Craziest Modeling Experiences – Part 2

Here we go with Part 2 of my craziest modeling stories! I suggest you read My Craziest Modeling Experiences - Part 1 before jumping into this...

3 Tips for Setting Goals for Real Life

It's a New Year (yay, 2018!) and it's a popular time to start setting new goals so I'm going to share some of my tips on how I effectively set goals.

My Craziest Modeling Experiences – Part 1

After 8 years of modeling, I definitely have my fair share of funny, horrible, and odd stories so I thought I'd compile some of...

Why I Don’t Need Every Photo

I really don't want every photo a photographer takes of me and I'm going to tell you why in this post. There is this seemingly...

5 Ways I Stay Inspired as a Model

Sometimes inspiration can be a struggle. Here are some of the things I do to stay inspired.

Growing Instagram Followers with Interaction

Let's talk about why interaction is so important in building your social media presence by growing your followers. It took me longer than it should...

Why I Have Patreon

If you've been following me for any time at all, you've probably seen me mention Patreon. Some of you have joined me there for which I am very grateful. But I know there are others who are on the fence or who just don't get it. This blog post is for you.

Patreon Is Making My Shoots Better

I know that some of you, especially photographers, probably get tired of hearing me talk about Patreon. While thinking about this it occurred to...

Be Honest When You Want to Shoot Nudes

I think in the model and photographer world we're all trying to avoid issues when ever we can. A lot of those issues are recurring. While...

A Little Photographer Appreciation

You know how people and memes and stuff tell you not to let little things that people say bother you? Well, I'm horrible at...

The Building and Rewards of a Positive Reputation

Today I've found quite a few posts from models and photographers that left me shaking my head. In some cases, I was frustrated that...

My Connection to My Hair

I've had long hair since I can remember. The only photos I've ever seen of me without it are baby photos and even in...

Not all nude/erotic photographers are bad…

I shoot nudes. Pretty much everybody who has ever seen my work, who is my friend, and even most of my immediate family know...

Shifts in the Model & Photographer Community

Social media has led to a lot of very interesting trends and I think it's affected the model and photographer community quite a bit,...

How Modeling Made Me A People Person

I never would have imagined I would become a people person, and certainly not as comfortable in public situation as I am now. That's...

What Is My Motivation?

I'm definitely on a roll this week. Over the past couple days it has once again come to my attention that some people do...

That Pressure We Models Face

A lot of people reached out to me yesterday when I published my post "No more nudes? Let's talk about it..." and I am so......

Model & Photographer Trust and Respect Dynamics

One of the things I've learned in my years as a model is that the working relationship dynamic between models and photographers is very...