Nothing makes me happier than taking pictures of people who are often unhappy with pictures of themselves, and having them love what I have captured. Ladies, I hope that you see what I see: Beautiful, amazing, energetic women who shine.

The awesome Melanie, of Inward Facing Girl, asked me to take her portrait and she's using one my shots on her About page.

The awesome Melanie, of Inward Facing Girl, asked me to take her portrait and she's using one my shots on her About page.

Sheri Silver wanted a portrait in front of the iconic Ace Hotel sign, she is such a rock star.

Sheri Silver wanted a portrait in front of the iconic Ace Hotel sign, she is such a rock star.

Kari Adams had on her life list that she wanted a current picture of herself that she liked. I volunteered to help her and got this beautiful shot of her. What a bold, colorful girl.

Kari Adams had on her life list that she wanted a current picture of herself that she liked. I volunteered to help her and got this beautiful shot of her. What a bold, colorful girl.

Kari and her friend Becca Jarrell.

Kari and her friend Becca Jarrell.

Emily Perez wanted a picture with the "E" for her name. I love this!

Emily Perez wanted a picture with the "E" for her name. I love this!

I loved that Melanie matched the paint wall.

I loved that Melanie matched the paint wall.

Emily really started to sparkle when I asked her to jump. This picture makes me smile, there is so much joy and just a little mischievousness!

Emily really started to sparkle when I asked her to jump. This picture makes me smile, there is so much joy and just a little mischievousness!

Of course Kari and Becca wanted in on the jumping action. People look so happy when they are jumping!

Of course Kari and Becca wanted in on the jumping action. People look so happy when they are jumping!

Sheri looking super cool in denim.

Sheri looking super cool in denim.