These images were captured before March 2020, and were not taken during the COVID-19 pandemic.
I stopped briefly in Salt Lake City while traveling, and this session shows how much we can accomplish even during a very limited session. Forty-five minutes, one hotel room, and two generations of one family willing to be vulnerable and explore the stories of their bodies.
Most photographers would have done things like “brought out your most flattering features” and “hidden your flaws” during a session like this. But I’m not interested in making you look like someone else, or taking away the characteristics that make you, you. I’m interested in the stories that your skin tells, and those stories are transmitted through “flaws:” varicose veins, skin blemishes, wrinkles, gray hair, rolls, scars. It was an honor to help these two women share their stories with the world. Thank you.
Hi! I’m Lindley
I’m a professional photographer (she/her, pronounced LIN-lee) who celebrates the unique beauty of bodies that fall outside conventional “beauty” standards. I live outside Seattle, WA.
People come to me for:
- Body-safe portrait, boudoir and small business photography sessions
- Diverse stock photos
- Fat fine art photographs
- Health at Every Size (HAES)-aligned consulting, writing and editing
- The Body Love Box, my monthly body-positive subscription box
I talk about and photograph fat folks because representation of large bodies in the world is vital to our body liberation. Join me for weekly thoughts on body acceptance plus quick and useful resources for your own journey.