Ok, perhaps not a new therapy, a badass one and who doesn’t love a good photo? Nothing beats a professional photography session. A professional photographer is able to explore your essence within you and capture your beautiful moments. A true professional can capture something you can't catch in a selfie. Instead of you fiddling about with the camera, you just let go and be the focus. I’m talking about a special time carved out for you with the only purpose of you being you. It is empowering and liberating and Davinia Kay Photography does that in her “ All Of Me” photoshoot. This 1 hour photo session shows you how to fall in love with yourself again, reminding you of your natural beauty, leaving you feeling confident and happy. Your printed photo serves as a beautiful memory but also gives you the ability to relive the experience and remember how badass you are.
Here’s what happened...
On arrival, Davina greeted me with a smile and showed me to her super-cute studio. There is a little dressing area to pop your bits down, hang your clothes up and space where you are able to fix your hair. It’s lovely and welcoming. Her studio is lit with plenty of natural sunlight and a neutral feature wall which creates a calm backdrop to the session. We started with some test shots where Davina checks the light and we play around with a few angles. To give you that extra boost and make you feel comfortable, you can send your playlist through beforehand and your chosen tracks are played through a speaker as the shoot gets going - how super-cool is that? Music and space to dance is the perfect combo for me. If you know me - music means dancing!! It's supposed to be background music, not for me...I asked her to turn it up!! Davina is such a cool chick she was happy to go with my whim.
Shimmy and Sashay!
That’s when I started to embrace my inner Naomi. By track number three I was well in the zone. I began feeling the vibes and rocking out as my best self, overcoming my nerves and self-consciousness. You almost forget she’s there, until she offers guidance and support with your poses which are actually more difficult than they look. Real models make it look easy, however Davina is able to guide you to get the most flattering angles. It is hard work, I think I even broke out in a bit of a sweat, which was probably due to my dancing, than trying to hold an awkward pose - haha! She gave me a quick peek of some of the shots which gave me a boost and I was like oh my gosh….I look pretty good! Her direction and approach really is amazing which she says it’s a joint effort. I agree, her professional photographic ability to capture my essence and me, just being flipping fabulous. #self love
Badass Mini Therapy Session
It was interesting when it was time to change outfits, because the outfit I thought would look the best didn't translate the best. Davina knows how different colours of garments and skin tones work on different backgrounds. She's creating you as a muse and keeping it real. She knows we’re naturally badass ladies! The time feels like a mini therapy session, in that Davina makes you feel good about you. I became so comfortable in front of the camera, the time flew by. Soon, time was up and she said it's a wrap, I was ‘smizing’ like I was Tyra Banks! I was Britain's Next Top Mummy Model. I felt free, uninhibited and sexy y'all! Not sexy, raunchy, more feminine, empowered sexy. I left the shoot with a spring in my step, a swish to my swag and bounce in my bop as I stepped into the rest of my weekend. This was time and money well-worth every second of self-indulgence and I'll have this memory forever in my mind and for me to see and enjoy...once I've decided which photographs I want to get printed!!
# too many nice ones
I had the best time and thoroughly enjoyed having quality time to myself, for myself - uninterrupted.
Have you ever thought...I want to be more confident, how do I feel more confident, how do I overcome my shyness or I want to feel good about myself and how do I look and feel good? Contact Davina for your All Of Me Session - or as I like to call it my Badass Mini Therapy Session. I promise you won’t regret it!
Until next time….Sophia Jx
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She promises to capture your natural beauty and hold your hand as you step outside your comfort zone.