The Powerhouses Behind the Honeydew Me Podcast

Working with Emma and Cass of the Honeydew Me podcast was such a fun experience. Honeydew Me is a podcast that discusses relationships, sex, wellness, and self love, and this shoot was all about capturing the high energy these girls embody in their weekly episodes. It was such an uplifting time working with these two powerhouses!

With a steadfast love for music, portraits of Katie would be incomplete without her clarinet in hand. In photographing Katie in the evening sun’s glow, the warmth she projects through her love of music and family is personified.

My Series of Albumen Prints

Working with albumen printing, a slow and meticulous process, is so much more rewarding than taking a digital photograph and having someone print it out. I love the hand-made aspect of this working method and the timeless quality of the final prints. In such a digital world, it is so beautiful to be able to observe individual brush strokes and areas of imperfection.

I first learned about albumen prints through school, studying historic photographic processes including cyanotypes, tintypes, and albumen printing. Particularly, I fell in love with this historic photographic process’s nature of printing on…

Playing Dress Up with Jackie

Photographing Jackie was like playing dress up. She is my best friend in Los Angeles, and the whole shoot was just about having fun. Shot in my studio in Downtown LA, we covered her body in glitter and added jewels to her face. Now Jackie is in the Navy, and it’s so much fun to look back on this shoot and reflect on how far we’ve both come.

Capturing Courtney’s Strength in Topanga Canyon

Photographing Courtney at Topanga Canyon in California was such a fun experience. Her strength and athleticism really shines through against the breathtaking scenic view. I had a great team supporting me throughout the shoot.

My Recent Travel Experiences and Life Lessons Learned Along the Way

Traveling opens up a magical space for me where I get to listen to my intuition and follow my instincts. Along the journey I’m able to meet tons of new people, see beautiful new scenery, and experience new things. I enjoy the freedom that traveling alone allows as I balance working remotely and taking time to unwind and rejuvenate.

Over the past few weeks I’ve spent time in various states working, reuniting with old friends, and healing. My recent travels began in Boise where I reconnected with an old friend before heading to my hometown, Salt Lake City. While I…

Working with the LA-based DJ and Designer

Working with LA-based DJ and designer Cocodisco was so much fun. Her attitude was fantastic, and her high energy and bubbly personality really shines through in these images. Cocodisco models some of her own designs which fuses her love for both fashion and music.

An In-depth Look at Alien Mermaid Cove and Altered States

As a child, I remember dressing up with my sister, cousins and aunts and going outside to take photos. Not only do these photos bring back fond memories now, but I realize this was the first time I observed a connection between fashion and photography. These early memories were the first instances in which I explored styling clothes and trying out different poses.

Now, I have twenty five years of styling experience under my belt. As a kid growing up in Utah, I had no idea what it meant to…

Photographing the Beautiful Cassandra at El Matador State Beach

My shoot with Cassandra at the stunning El Matador State Beach in Malibu, California was such an enjoyable experience. Cassandra was so much fun to work with, her high energy keeping the shoot light and vibrant. The fun variety of outfits contrasted fantastically with the unique caves and arches of El Matador as well as the beautiful sunset concluding the evening photo session.

Confessions of a Female Small Business Owner

When I first moved to Portland, Oregon, I lived in a small house with limited space to create my art. So, I began collecting clothes to exercise my creative juices. At first, I utilized these clothes for photoshoots as well as my personal wardrobe. By the time COVID-19 shut down the world, I had such an amazing collection of clothes that I decided it was the perfect time to create a pop-up shop and see what came of it. As a result, Alien Mermaid Cove was born. Alien Mermaid Cove is a retail shop that promotes an eco-friendly lifestyle by…

Teresa Flowers

Teresa Flowers is an internationally recognized multimedia artist based in Portland, OR. She is also the founder of Alien Mermaid Cove and Altered States.

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