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MORE Hair & Make Before & After Transformations

Professional hair and makeup pampering are included in every session with Yours Truly Portraiture. I’ve had ladies ask if they HAVE to get professional styling and I promise having a pro stylist is an essential part of the experience; it will enhance your look and put you at ease. I work with some incredibly talented professionals & they know […]

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Imperfect

Growing up I was a total tomboy and not naturally an athlete, I’ve always felt like I’ve had to work to look beautiful. From middle school, where I developed earlier than my peers, to college where I gained much more than the freshman 15, to weighing in at over 250 pounds at my heaviest – […]

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Mrs. H | I feel MORE Beautiful | A Surprise Military Separation Gift

When Mrs. H contacted me, she said a friend of hers (thank you Ms. N) was raving about her experience with me and showing off her images at work! Mrs. H is not ‘that kind of girl’ she said. What kind I wondered? The kind to own lingerie let alone take photos in them. But […]

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Living in Simplicity | Our Commitment to Contentment

Guys, 2015 was a YEAR. It was a year of trial, heartache, change, growth, surprises, and accomplishment.  It was tough year. SUCH a tough year. Despite that…I thank the Lord for every hard day that we experience. Our family went through A LOT and we survived. We still have leaps and bounds to go but […]

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Ms. A | Just for Her | Empowering Boudoir Photo Shoot

Abby had been wanting to do a boudoir session for a long time. In fact, she spent over a year considering the idea before finally deciding it was time. When she booked her session, she knew she wanted to have this experience for herself—to feel beautiful and confident in her skin. Being in the military, […]

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Life After Surgery | How I see Me

I sat at the stop light, my mind spinning, trying to come up with the perfect words to describe to my perfect daughter why mama was going to be having surgery again. So I tried to explain to her why my tummy didn’t look like hers. We had talked about how everyone was made differently […]

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