This empowering portrait session is so special to me because Ashley is such an incredible woman! Ashley and I have shot together a handful of times over the years. But, this was the first time I had the pleasure of shooting her by herself. She’s grown tremendously as a person. Ashley has upended her life multiple times on the journey to find herself and what would create her completely blissful life. It’s been an honor to be a part of that in my small way! This was a celebration of her and how far she’s come and how far she’s yet to go.

Portrait sessions for a single subject work just a little differently than portrait sessions for a couple. Instead of getting to know you two and your connection, what your love looks like, I focus on getting to know you by yourself. That means focusing on what your connection to yourself and to your body looks like. We laugh a lot, I make a lot of inappropriate jokes, and we get really real.

My entire mission is to create both a safe and empowering space that lifts you up. I want to capture who you truly are, and making you feel comfortable is a huge part of being able to do that. Ashley was able to laugh and celebrate who she’s become during her empowerment portrait session – and that’s all I could have asked for!

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Raven is an Atlanta Wedding and Portrait Photographer who captures real people on their totally unique and completely awesome journeys. Portrait sessions are a chance to explore who you are and to capture your story.  She travels throughout Georgia, including Athens, North Georgia, Dahlonega and beyond, documenting love. Get in touch to plan your own portrait session!

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