Tag : self-acceptance

29 Jul 2016
Love your body -- Allure by LH Taylor, Austin beauty and boudoir

Rock That Body

[dropcap type=”2″]I[/dropcap] always like to ask my subjects what their favorite part of their body is. The answers are always so different. For some it’s their eyes or smile, for others their legs or arms, and still others, their back or feet. Years ago, I asked a dear friend who, much like myself shortly before, was feeling down about herself. She had plenty to say about what she didn’t like but hadn’t given any consideration to what she did like. […]

22 Jun 2016
Allure by LH Taylor - Austin boudoir and beauty

Someone Else’s Eyes

[dropcap type=”2″]O[/dropcap]ften we see ourselves quite differently, and more critically, than others see us. What I love about portraiture is how we’re able to translate what we see into something clients can see through our eyes. I’m always amused by their reactions when they see themselves in my photos and say “I’ve never seen myself like that and nobody has ever captured that side of me.” (real quote) I mean here you have this badass personal trainer who boxes and trains […]

06 Jun 2016

I Like What I See

[dropcap type=”2″]Y[/dropcap]ou know, this is the first time in my life that I’ve looked in the mirror and liked my body. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve never struggled with obesity or the things that society pressures us into feeling ashamed about. I’ve been on the other end of the spectrum: lean. But now, when I look in the mirror, I see my hard-earned achievements from the past 4 years in the gym and I like it. It’s a sad statement to […]