Style Stories: Slightly Dramatic.


Slightly Dramatic.

Truth be told, I’ve always been slightly dramatic. Ever since I was 5 years old, attempting to tap dance on a wooden board while watching old B&W Little Rascals episodes, I knew I had a flair for the dramatic which is why I later got into choir, theater and now indie film making. These are older photos from a photo shoot I did when I was just out of high school, hence the not-so-good skin and way longer hair. My sister also did my makeup for this shoot (ironic because she’s a full blown MUA these days) and the full coverage cosmetics aren’t really my thing anymore, but drama still is.


I’m not really a fan of staring at the camera when someone else is holding the lens; I always feel like I’m being judged or examined just a bit too closely. It’s much easier for me to put on the clothes, face, and life of a character and then get in front of the camera then it is to stand in front of it as myself. There’s a vulnerability in playing a role, but it feels more freeing to me than being myself in front of a camera which feels, at best, really awkward and nerve-wracking. Despite being a bit dramatic, I like my privacy and I find that I’ve always been a bit reserved and quiet, even if I shout and sing loudly on stage or portray an obnoxious character on screen. It’s just easier to let it all out when you’re not being yourself.


At the end of the day, I really wish I still had these boots!

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14 thoughts on “Style Stories: Slightly Dramatic.

  1. January 14, 2015 at 10:04 AM

    I LOVE those boots. Thanks for sharing.

    1. January 14, 2015 at 10:28 AM

      thanks me too! wish I still had them!

  2. Ayisha
    January 14, 2015 at 8:05 PM

    Not gonna lie, your boots are to die for.

  3. January 15, 2015 at 11:49 AM

    I don’t like the camera because I can never do a real smile. I married a man who can’t and we have 4 daughters who can’t. Family pictures are the worst! 🙂 I love the boots too!

    1. January 15, 2015 at 12:42 PM

      haha yeah I am horrible at smiling and looking at the camera! Lol you must all look so serious!! I love it 🙂 thanks for stopping by Pamela!

  4. January 15, 2015 at 2:05 PM

    Awesome boots indeed. I am different in that I nowadays actually enjoy having my photo taken, but maybe that is because I am seeing doing an outfit shoot as an act of creativity 😉

    I think those pics turned out quite interesting.

    Alex – Funky Jungle
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  5. January 15, 2015 at 4:54 PM

    Love the look. I would have love to see one photo with you standing. 🙂
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    1. January 16, 2015 at 4:16 PM

      thanks 🙂 yeah I will do that with future posts – these are from a photoshoot a few years ago that I just wanted to share 🙂

  6. January 15, 2015 at 8:07 PM

    Love to see you doing a style post, I would definitely commend having some standing pics next time (especially if you are talking about your shirt) 🙂

    1. January 16, 2015 at 4:41 PM

      thanks Sarah! I definitely want to share standing photos for the next style post. These photos are from a few years ago before I was a blogger and I just wanted to share them and see the response. thanks for visiting 😀

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