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My Rachael Ray Shoot OR How People Can Make Or Break Any Situation

As I mentioned earlier this morning, I spent the day in the city for a photo shoot with The Rachael Ray Magazine. I found out the spread will run in September (so look out!).

As I was driving in, my nerves got the best of me. I’m NO professional model. I’ve never done anything like this before. This was my first real shoot (with a national magazine no less) and doubts began to fill the car.

  • Are the clothes I brought good enough?
  • Should I have colored my roots?
  • What about my skin?
  • I don’t know how to pose!
  • What if they don’t like my look?

An hour drive with my inner voice harassing me practically made me insane!

BUT then I got there and was greeted by a group of hilarious / down to earth people and everything was once again right with the world. The photographer Chris, Jaime the magazine rep and Young Tyler  literally changed my attitude the second I walked in the room.

My shoulders relaxed and I just enjoyed the ride.

Driving home I thought about how lucky I was to be placed with that group of people. I could have come on a different day and had a VERY different *more intense* shoot. But instead, we made fun of each other and they forgave my inexperience without blinking an eyelash. The photographer took so many pictures he maxed out his card!

I can’t wait to see how it all turns out!

I’m heading back the first week of July to shoot three videos with them! What an exciting month!! 🙂


Saturday 25th of June 2011

Judging by the photo on laptop you looked AMAZING! As always!

Christian Grattan

Friday 24th of June 2011


You were so much fun to work with. You are a natural. There are too many great shots.

I can't wait to shoot you again.




Thursday 23rd of June 2011

How exciting! CONGRATULATIONS! :)


Thursday 23rd of June 2011

I'm so glad you had a great time! I can't wait to see how it turns out.


Wednesday 22nd of June 2011

sounds like you had a good glad:)

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