A Celebration of Diana

Diana is a survivor of domestic violence and we celebrate her courage. I had an instant soul connection with Diana and her reverence of mother earth. I was eager to protect and photograph those connections. We headed to a remote area with just Diana, myself and a camera. We both took a deep breathe and […]

Feats of Courage – Meredy

How are you helping eradicate Domestic Violence? Sometimes all that is needed is someone to step up, not turn away and listen. Sometimes it requires a phone call to authorities or finding other resources to intervene. Or it could be financially supporting organizations like the Choose Courage Foundation or your local shelter or counseling service. […]

A Celebration of Aida

Aida is a survivor of domestic violence and we celebrate her courage. The inspiration for Aida’s photo shoot was gentleness. After everything Aida has gone through and experienced there remains a softness that wraps around everyone she meets. Even though she has every right to be bitter, guarded and angry she chooses to move on […]

A Celebration of Melissa

Melissa is a survivor of domestic violence and we celebrate her courage. When I was styling Melissa’s photo shoot I was inspired by the word healing. I decided to photograph her around water and we headed to Lake Grapevine. While we were photographing, a random stranger approached us asked if we would like to use […]

Feats of Courage – Anna Marie (part 2)

(2 of 2) Domestic Violence took Anna Marie’s sister. But it won’t take her Strength and Courage. ___________________________________________ What would you tell someone that has been “left behind” as a result of losing a family member to Domestic Violence? “You are not alone. It is not your fault. Now go do something that makes you happy. […]

A Celebration of Marion

Marion is a survivor of domestic violence and we celebrate her courage. She is the most elegant and graceful woman I have ever met and I knew immediately how I wanted her photoshoot to feel. The Milestone in Denton completed the vision with an amazing gown. Marion is a former Dallas Cowboy Cheerleader and current […]

A Celebration of Virginia

Virginia is a survivor of domestic violence and we celebrate her courage. When I met with Virginia before her shoot I was struck with her beauty on both the outside and inside. I wanted to connect the two in powerful images that spoke of hope. We photographed her session at the Chandor Gardens in some […]

A Celebration of Diana

Diana is a survivor of domestic violence and we celebrate her courage. When I met with Diana before her shoot I was immediately drawn to her fun energy. She has passion for life and uses it well. For her session we headed over to the Kimbell Art Museum with two of her supportive friends. We […]

Beauty

Christina Howard Board Member www.spaghettipie.wordpress.com Beauty “Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God’s handwriting.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Beauty surrounds us, even in the smallest of details. When I stop to pay attention, the splendor of a vivid sunset, the joy of a father playing with his child, or the […]

Courage

Michelle Hurst www.idontbelieveingrammar.blogspot.com Courage My friend Rhonda spent months and all her creative energy shooting 12 beautiful women who also happened to be victims of domestic violence. On the night of the big reveal of their photos, I couldn’t wait to see these amazing photos and real life women. Almost all models were present and […]

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