As a lover of art, I am constantly inspired by different mediums such as paintings and sculpture. Botticelli’s “Birth of Venus” is a painting that I’ve admired since my years in school and I feel it emulates the beauty of women in such a...
The Greatest Gift…

The Greatest Gift…

“When the beauty of your soul kisses your heart you will know true love. Its bliss and unconditional sweetness will leave you forever changed.” -Judy Secore Once again we have the honor of featuring the photographic art of Whitney Heard on the pages of our...
Spellbound…An Intimate Oregon Coast Celebration

Spellbound…An Intimate Oregon Coast Celebration

Inspired by the lush, untamed environs of the Oregon Coast and newfound knowledge acquired from workshop leader and mentor Donny Zavala, photographer¬†Candace Cross¬†beautifully captured a styled shoot that is captivating and quintessentially romantic. Candace: “I...
In Full Bloom – A Creative Collaboration

In Full Bloom – A Creative Collaboration

“Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own.”- Charles Dickens When I first approached photographer Kim Maru about featuring her gallery on So Dearly Beloved, she explained that it was not intended to be a featured editorial. It was the...