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Beauty and perfection, with Amanda Thomas

Amanda Thomas

Do you feel the pressure to look perfect and or feel bad about the way you look? Perhaps you wish you looked like the perfect models or influencers on social media?

Today’s guest is Amanda Thomas, a fashion, beauty and portrait photographer shooting for fashion and beauty brands and ambitious big thinkers. She is passionate about how beauty comes from within and radiates out, and believes that rather than filters and retouching, tapping into a positive frame of mind is what makes you look beautiful.

We talk about

3:02 Amanda’s photography career
4:42 Nurturing female entrepreneurs
10:41 The effect of confidence on a photo shoot
11:46 Beauty is in how you feel
13:30 Generating intimacy during a shoot
17:02 Working with fashion models
18:38 Retouching and pressure to conform to beauty standards
21:40 The move towards a more ‘natural’ look
23:25 Filters and their impact on our perception of beauty
27:15 What Amanda has learned about beauty
29:07 Finding balance and pause

Find Amanda’s work here

Follow her @amandathomasphotographer on Instagram

Order my book, The Lasting Connection, here

Find me at www.thethomasconnection.co.uk

Instagram: @the_thomas_connection

Facebook: www.facebook.com/thethomasconnection

Pause Purpose Play Facebook group: www.facebook.com/groups/pausepurposeplay

This episode was edited by Emily Crosby Media

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Michaela Thomas
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