Here’s the thing, I have to take a lot of pictures of my hair all the time, I just have to – and I like to- but photographing curly hair can be a struggle. This is real people, and only women with curly hair will understand that we look amazing in person and a terrible, hot mess on camera.
I look at myself in the mirror and I love what I see, time for selfies. But no, the camera doesn’t agree and doesn’t get along with my mirror. As many of you may notice, I was on vacation on the beautiful and totally new Nickelodeon Hotel in Punta Cana with my family. Seriously guys, this hotel is just gorgeous and perfect if you are traveling with kids but at the same time you want to have some me time.
Any way, I decided that I want to take some pictures, I even posted stories on snapchat. I looked beautiful and my hair was “perfect”. But out of 150 pictures, these pictures right here are the most decent one (but by the way, I don’t really like the way my hair looked in any of them).
The problem with this photo shoot and I can tell you right now, was the wind and the humidity. Plus, my photographer wasn’t the best one, he didn’t quite understand how curly hair worked.
I promise I will get an interview with one of the best photographers in LA that works with women of color all the time. Hopefully she can bring some wisdom on how to take good pictures of ourselves that reflect what we see in the mirror.