Honesty is refreshing. It can be unapologetic, and straightforward, and often cleansing.
Vulnerability can be riveting. It speaks of self-acceptance, and creates a space where those surrounding feel safe.
Passion is magnetic. It can rocket a performance into a spiritual experience.
These things can't be easily prompted, especially on a wedding day. My couples value connection, interaction, and authenticity. Very few are comfortable posing for a camera, and that's okay!
This mindset of clarity draws from the Japanese idea of Wabi-Sabi. In it's barest essence, wabi-sabi is the Japanese art of finding beauty in imperfection. It's simple, slow, and uncluttered-and it reveres authenticity above all.
This is what I offer to you. See yourself as unique, and captivating as a result. You don't need to be a pin on Pinterest. You deserve to forge your own path. I want to be there to see it.
"A beautiful photo is not a photo of something beautiful." -Susan Sontag