Hello again ladies, Now, before I tell you or post the results online, I want you to know what the judges decided first. So without further ado, here is what Dajuan Jones said: I feel compelled to acknowledge how tough this years competition has been. These ladies have met each challenge, overcoming so much for […]
The soul Tees & I love my fro Challenge
It’s the soul tees/ I love my fro challenge.
The final week! Just one shot to go and it’s so exiting.The sponsors for this last challenge have send their stuff way ahead of time so it wasn’t really a surprise for the models what was coming but of course i still had to add a bit of an extra challenging surprise to it.
Besides shooting for the sponsors Soul Seed Tees and I love my fro, I asked the top 3 models to take five shots of themselves and tell us how they evolved during the competition. I also asked them to make a video to share their experience with the rest of us.
The importance of clothing that accurately portrays a Black woman The theme for my shoot is “New Orleans beads for SoulSeed Tees.” I incorporated Mardi Gras beads into each of the shots. I chose this theme because I see a lot of similarities between the representation of my city in the media and that of […]
This is why wearing clothing that accurately portrays the power, beauty, and class of a Black woman is so important. We need to plant those seeds of identity that say ‘we are powerful, beautiful, strong, and valuable’ in our community to combat the lies that say ‘we are powerless, ugly, feeble, and worthless.’’ When our […]
“Evolution of Farah” Photographer: I was a member of the going-natural.com because I wanted to know other naturals, learn from their experiences, hair journeys and the tips and tricks that they could give me to help me with my own journey. Looking through the website I saw America’s Next Natural Model, and intrigued I clicked […]
Image 1: Anxiously Awaiting After realizing that I would be in America’s Next Natural Model 2013 I was ecstatic but also as I thought about the time commitment anxiety slowly set in. I was in Vermont, which to find photographers willing to help was going to be scarce, my mother who was neater and could […]
My Pictures For the last five pictures, I really wanted to represent me. After completing this competition to the end I feel on top of the world which is represented by my pictures on the rooftop. The ones on the roof and with the pretty wallpaper were also shot by Vanessa Karel. It was amazing […]
Wow! I can’t believe that this was the last challenge of the competition. I am sad to see it all come to an end but I had so much fun along the way. Even though this challenge was the most difficult because there was so many different components to it, it was definitely my favorite […]