As preteens (ages 12-16), kids develop their self-esteem during these very important years. This age group is the MOST neglected when it comes to portraits. This can have a tremendous impact on confidence and self-image. We are hearing way too often that kids this age are getting bullied and it breaks our hearts. We need to tell them and show them that they are worthy...worthy of self-confidence, worthy of loving who they are, worthy of being here to live their life.
Since our EPIC high school Senior Portraits have changed the self-confidence of so many seniors, we felt compelled to create the Fearless Spirit Project. These special sessions are designed to boost their self-esteem and self-worth and provide you with portraits you will cherish.
EVERY single young lady on this page has been BULLIED. After their FEARLESS SPIRIT Session, EVERY single young lady on this page has become more of a FEARLESS SPIRIT.
These sessions are SO much more than portraits...this will help them find their own WORTH in this world...these portrait sessions can literally be LIFE SAVERS.
Show them just how WORTHY and LOVED they are.
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FEARLESS SPIRIT SESSION
This session is the ultimate confidence booster! This session is designed to show off their spirit and show them how amazing they are! They will receive a highly conceptual fashion photo shoot and a high-fashion dress rental from the Storybook Closet OR a custom couture one-of-a-kind outfit, made just for you to wear at the photo shoot. This session has professional (natural-looking) makeup application and hair styling.
This session includes 3 outfit changes and 2-3 hours of shoot time out on location in the local area. You will also receive a wardrobe consultation, access to the Storybook Closet and your premier order session, approximately 2 weeks after the shoot, where you will decide on what you would like to purchase.
Fearless Spirit Mini Session
This session includes 1 outfit and 45 minutes of shoot time at the studio. Approximately 2 weeks after the session, you will come back for your ordering appointment, where you will decide on what you would like to purchase.
Half of creative fee is due upfront to book the session and the remainder to be paid on the day of your session.
The Investment: Storybook Studios believes in custom wall art and home decor. You will keep these heirloom portraits for your lifetime and for generations to come. These portraits will be beautiful fine art, to treasure for you and your family. We offer A La Carte prints that start at $85 and print collections that range from $400-$3200. Most people spend around $1600.
The video below is a "behind the scenes" video of the very first Fearless Spirit Model Crew session.
Some of these girl's were so shy they couldn't even speak to me, the first time that I met them.
I asked the girls what names or phrases that bullies called them. We wrote those words on them. I also asked them to pick out a temporary tattoo that they related to. We put the tattoo on them as well. My hair and makeup person called out sick an hour before the session. Which, actually, worked out perfect. I don't think they needed any makeup at all. I photographed them individually and at the end of each girl's turn, I asked her to wipe off the silly word or phrase they had been called...leaving the powerful and positive words on them. Powerful.
Fearless Spirit Model Crew - Words Scar
This video is one year later. I concentrated on teaching these girls to be proud of who they were, even if others ridiculed them for it.
Amber was joked for being too tall...so, I made her even taller in these portraits.
Victoria was called "Good girl in a bad way" (Goody-Goody), so I made her look strong and powerful.
I photographed them, in front of hundreds of people, at a carnival. They weren't scared and not one of them cared what people thought of them. They came SO far. To stand up with their head held high and proud of all of the quirks and scars and ALL of things about them that had been ridiculed before. They OWNED it!