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Embracing My Creative Journey: A Portrait Photographer's Adventure into Beauty

I have a confession to make. I'm not the kind of person who takes life too seriously. I'm easily distracted, and frustration has been known to get the best of me. So, the idea of maintaining a regular blog or updating my website hasn't always been my strong suit. It's a surprising admission, especially coming from a photographer, I know. But hey, I'm all about breaking the mold, and today is the day I'm trying something new!

women wearing a white shite and a pink blazer with blonde hair looking over her shoulder smiling
Erin Holmstead Photography

Introducing my brand new venture, my very own blog! (*Cue the drumroll, please!*) I couldn't be more excited to share this journey with you. Now, you might be wondering what this blog is all about, so let me spill the beans.

I'm a portrait photographer with a passion for beauty, makeup, and hair. You know, the kind of stuff that adds that extra dash of glamour and confidence to your life. Whether it's capturing the perfect contour, the sparkle of an eyeshadow, or the elegance of a well-styled hairdo, I live for those moments.

But, as I mentioned, I'm not your typical serious blogger. Instead, I'm all about having fun, enjoying life, and sharing my love for beauty through my lens. So, what can you expect from this blog?

1. Portraits that Speak Volumes:

I'll be sharing some of my favorite portrait sessions, each telling a unique story. It's amazing how a well-crafted portrait can capture the essence of a person, and I'm excited to showcase the beauty I see in every individual I photograph.

2. Beauty Secrets and Tips:

Ever wondered how to achieve that flawless look or perfect hairstyle? I'll be spilling the beans on some of the best beauty tips and secrets I've learned throughout my journey. From makeup tricks to hairstyling hacks, you'll find it all here.

a bottle of Jan Marini bioglycolic face cleanser floating in soapy water
Erin Holmstead Photography

3. Behind-the-Scenes Adventures:

Prepare to step into my world behind the camera. I'll take you on a journey during my photo sessions, sharing the magic that happens before and after the click. Get ready for some hilarious bloopers, unexpected moments, and plenty of laughter.

4. Personal Insights:

I'll let you in on my own experiences as a photographer and how each session has impacted me. I'll share my thoughts on beauty, confidence, and what it means to be in front of and behind the camera.

black and white image of two women on with curly hair and one wearing glasses looking at the back of an Olympus DSLRR camera
Erin Holmstead Photography

5. Guest Features:

I'll be inviting fellow beauty and portrait photographers to share their wisdom, stories, and inspiration. We're all in this together, after all.

So, here we are, at the beginning of a new adventure. This blog is all about embracing the beauty in every moment and the artistry in every portrait. It's about celebrating life, having fun, and sharing the love I have for beauty, makeup, and hair.

If you're a beauty enthusiast, a portrait photography lover, or someone who just enjoys a good laugh, this blog is for you. Join me on this exciting journey, and let's create, inspire, and celebrate together.

Stay tuned because this is just the beginning, and there's a lot more beauty and laughter to come! YAY!

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