My dream to heal with photography has been to help create a new conversation about body image. The feedback from last week’s blog was a dream come true. Speaking of dreams coming true: Dreaming of heroes and meeting heroes are two separate things. But (by luck?) somehow the two intertwined recently and I was able to not only meet but photograph a woman who inspired and comforted me long before we ever met.
Carsie Blanton is a musician. And when I say “musician” I mean the actual definition. Not the standard pop-artist-created-by-a-music-label-and-endless-marketing-budget.
Iman Woods is an American artist who specializes in pin-up photography. Through a unique and therapeutic process, she’s spent over a decade in perfecting, Iman helps women undo the damage from a negative self-image and unrealistic beauty industry expectations. She helps women embrace their own style of beauty and see themselves in a new light. You can find her on her website, Iman Woods.