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Catherine Holmes Photography October 28, 2017 Seleena & Being Half Naked in a Field | Catherine Holmes Photography “Give a woman pain and she 'll turn it into power. Give that woman chaos and she 'll create peace.” ― R.H. Sin We got half naked in a field. Well, let me clear something up: she got half naked in... Catherine Holmes Photography October 3, 2017 Anna: The Girl That Looks Like Me “Self love is an ocean and your heart is a vessel. Make it full, and any excess will spill over into the lives of the people you hold dear. But you must come first.” ― Beau Taplin I had the hono... Sunflower September 27, 2017 I Need You: A Plea to my Inner Strength I don't always say it but when I do, just know I mean it. It isn't something I like admitting because I feel like it makes me look weak. Don't mistake this for weakness. I can live without you. If I ... Catherine Holmes Photography September 14, 2017 Chelsea + The Wind “i am a museum full of art but you had your eyes shut” ― Rupi Kaur, Milk and Honey The magic that is progression. Maybe last week, I didn't really see any changes to my work. I thought I was produ... Catherine Holmes Photography September 10, 2017 Chelsey + the Flowers in the Tub “The kindest words my father said to me Women like you drown oceans.” ― Rupi Kaur, Milk and Honey One of the greatest feelings is when I conquer new things. Whether they are just something I have ... Catherine Holmes Photography September 4, 2017 Skylar + The Fabulous Green Empty Lot Next to Kroger Have you ever just seen an area and thought it had wasted potential? There is this area near where I work that is just sitting there. The grass has grown really tall and it honestly looks like a jung... Sunflower August 28, 2017 Beautiful Sunflowers in Water “if the ocean can calm itself, so can you. we are both salt water mixed with air.” - Nayyirah Waheed My summer was filled with photographing beautiful humans. Body positivity is so hard. On... Sunflower August 25, 2017 Finding Myself in the Company of Misery “you not wanting me was the beginning of me wanting myself thank you” ― Nayyirah Waheed You do yourself such a disservice when you don't take the time to find yourself. Think about it; You spe... Sunflower August 16, 2017 10 Songs that Make me Extremely Happy I love music so much. It is the only thing that has been consistent in my life. People are constantly pushing for me to be different, but music always remains true. Having this love for music allo... Sunflower July 26, 2017 The Temporary Feeling “you look at me and cry everything hurts i hold you and whisper but everything can heal” ― Rupi Kaur, Milk and Honey We are given the gift of feelings. It is what gives us so much more out of li...