Jess {2016 CT Boudoir}

Jess came to the studio with the goal to gift her long time boyfriend a gorgeous album full of her images.  She is a physical therapy aide and a photographer.  When she isn't working, she loves to explore and travel to new places!  {She recently moved to Florida, so she gets lots of opportunities to explore new places now!) To relax - Jess loves to curl up with a good book and cup of coffee - or taking a nice walk on a nature trail. cozy sweater boudoir, ct boudoir

Jess's favorite quote: "I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence, but it comes from within.  It is there all of the time." -Anna Freud

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Jess wishes she could share this message with young women about self image:

"Be you, never try to become someone else.  God made you, the way he wanted you to be.  You are beautiful, smart, funny.  Don't compare yourself to someone else on the internet, behind their 'perfect' picture, they are holding the same insecurities.  Hold your head high, and be confident in your own body."

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Jess has always looked up to her mom.  She has been amazed over the years by the strength her mother has and how much she continues to do for everyone.  Jess hopes to become half the woman her mother is.

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Not only is this a gift for her boyfriend, but Jess has recently learned to start loving her body and what better way to share her love than to be photographed with the strength and confidence she shows in these images.

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Other fun facts:

Jess loves Lady Antebellum, Taylor Swift and Adele.  I LOVE her taste!