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I believe: Life is a journey, and if you fall in love with the journey, you will be in love forever.
— Peter Hagerty
I believe that it is my mission to capture every emotion and detail to make your moments
02 — I believe everyone is an individual, so everyone should have a unique experience, tailored to their specific vision.
I believe that the moments you want to remember aren't always perfect or scripted, they are uncut, raw and intertwined with emotion.
Tara Reiners' Manifesto
was a beautiful expression of self. No one was specializing in the genre in Billings and I thought, "what the heck, I am going to give this a go!"
I scheduled a one-day marathon of minis after lots of learning and reading, and that was it! I was hooked! What I have photographed moving forward from that day has always been connected to making a human being feel empowered, strong, connected to self, and moving forward from trauma into the person they are today confidently. I strongly believe that intimate photography is a modality to reconnection with self, others, and the journey of life that we can navigate in this super authentic and connected way with those around us on this amazing earth regardless of gender, belief systems, or differences.
Eleven years ago, I picked up a camera to capture images of my daughter. I have always been drawn to the arts through sketching, poetry, and writing, but I purely wanted to have more of the moments reserved in time than I had with my oldest. A significant longing for this was my parents death when I was a teenager. Both died from cancer... a long and emotional journey composed a lot of highs and lows, regrets and risk, and a great deal of introspection.
Little did I know that this medium of expression was a gateway into something so much more. Quickly after picking up the camera, I realized how much I enjoyed visual artistry. So, I began like many, shooting kids and families. I quickly realized this wasn't my cup of tea, and saw that in bigger cities boudoir
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Tara offers creative retreats, digital courses, group, and 1-1 mentorship. We want to see you grow in all aspects of your life, not just your visual artistry. Move beyond posing, and into feeling.
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Memoir Portrait Studio
Come as you are with all of your "baggage," your trauma, your fears, and step into an experience with authenticity and vulnerability. When we authentically show up as we are, confront all the stuff that's holding us back, and say to the universe, "I'm ready!" We let the universe know we are ready for the shift. A release of what doesn't serve us and step into what does. I promise to provide you a safe and private space to step into all of who you are- no hold backs.
If you ask me, I am an intimate and vulnerable photographer that captures true emotion with all its grit and beauty.
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