Rhiannon -- Outdoor Free Spirit Session {Calgary}

"I used to believe that it was wrong of me, to be so sensitive. I would always feel everything, in it's extremes. When I was sad, it was excruciating. When I was happy, I was uncontrollably joyful. When I was angry, I could feel my blood boil. And when I was unsure, I was completely hopeless. Everything I would ever feel, always felt overwhelming. Radiating off of my skin and consuming all the air around me. I used to question, why it was that I would feel so much. Emotions came in waves of "too much." All of my life I questioned, whether this was a gift or a burden to feel too much. Too much, too much, too much. Staring into my own reflection, trying to pinpoint where it came from so maybe by facing it, I could finally make it all stop. But, if it were to all stop, who would I be then? To take away my sensitivity, is to take away the very core of myself. It would mean to take away my consciousness, my awareness, my intuitive nature of everything around me. It would mean to take away all colours I see the world in. It would take away my creativity, my individuality, my passions. You remove sensitivity from me, and I might as well cease to exist."-E.V


I believe that there are times when words don't seem as necessary; when sentences aren't piecing together so fluently as they usually would, and no amount of prose would clearly transpose the long winded ramblings of my soul. Sometimes it's best to just let the images do as they've always been intended to, and share their own story with you. I knew this session would be incredible for multiple reasons prior to even meeting up with Rhiannon to shoot it, and I can't wait for you to relive those sweet summer-like evening moments as you scroll through this post. I invite you to press play on the audio below as well.

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p.s TOMORROW on the blog, I'm releasing a video where I take a few shots from this session and edit them through Lightroom right in the video; if that interests you at all, definitely check back here tomorrow!


Thank you so so much for taking the time to scroll through these images + for following along with what I'm doing. These Free Spirit sessions have sparked the biggest + brightest fire within myself, and I wouldn't be able to continue to shoot + share them if it weren't for your support + encouragement. If you would like to meet up over wine and talk more about these sessions and potentially booking one for yourself, please don't hesitate to give me a shout and we can get together! I am booking weeknight sessions here in Calgary + the mountains!!