This collection of images is my ode to Elizabeth Messina. Elizabeth is a genius photographer based in Santa Barbara, CA. In 2009, I attended her photography workshop in Poiters, France where I met so many fantastic photographers and life-long friends. I have a dear love and appreciation for Boudoir photography and Elizabeth's boudoir work is simply phenomenal. She inspires me to continuously strive to create beautiful art.
06 March 2014
The Lourve museum was my favorite, after seeing my other favorite the Eiffel Tower and before seeing my super favorite, the beautiful Versailles. Paris to me is a city that you can't help but fall in love with upon first seeing. It's as if there is a spell on all those arriving in the city to fall in love immediately. Its mystique, the beautiful architecture, romance... it's all so beautiful and alive.
As daylight streamed through the windows of our Paris apartment, we were all excited to start exploring the city & see more of the major attractions. Our first stop of the morning was the beautiful and enormous Lourve. We didn't get a chance to see even half of this fantastic museum. It would literally take days to view it in it's entirety so our plan was to see as much as possible & especially the famous Mona Lisa.
As we strolled the halls, I immediately fell in love with the sculpture exhibit. The attention to detail, the intricately beautiful replications of the human shape, body, form and expression. I'll never forget the way I felt - so inspired and in complete awe of the talent of the sculptor artists that had created these beautiful treasures. I walked away with a fantastically deep appreciation for their talent, dedication, and artistry. I also walked away knowing I will one day be back.