be lovely and free

Hey, I'm Mycah!

Welcome to the Be Lovely and Free empowering photo experience for women, where self love is our daily mantra and we celebrate the incredible journey of embracing our bodies and loving ourselves.

Why am I head over heels for these empowerment sessions? Because I believe that nothing shines brighter than a woman who embraces her true essence.

When I turned 30, my life took a detour after a challenging divorce. But amidst the chaos, I made a powerful decision to reclaim my body and truly love myself, unconditionally.

That decision led me on a healing journey like no other. And at a pivotal moment, I found myself in front of the camera, ready to unleash my inner strength and embrace my power. The experience was utterly transformative. The photographs captured not just my physical beauty, but the raw authenticity of my spirit.

Now, as I wake up every morning, I'm greeted by art adorning my walls, a constant reminder of who I am—a warrior, a goddess, and a force to be reckoned with. And it's this very experience, this feeling of empowerment, that I want to share with YOU.

These empowering photo sessions are more than just capturing moments; they're an invitation to celebrate your journey, to love every curve and imperfection, and to honor the unique story that only you possess. Together, we'll create timeless art that reflects the fierce, confident woman you are.

So, join me in this fun, friendly, and empowering atmosphere, where you'll not only have a blast but also leave with tangible reminders of your own strength and beauty.

 It's time to embrace yourself fully and unapologetically, and to bask in the radiance of your own beauty.

You deserve it, and I am here to help you shine.


photos of me by the talented Sarah Kathleen

Raves & Reviews

-A, outdoor South Carolina beach session

"What you give people is such a gift! I really don't have words. I love you! Thank you, thank you, thank you. You are beyond talented and your work empowers people."

-H, in home Minneapolis

"I honestly can't believe that's me - I seriously wish I could describe it. I look at myself naked every day... these are going to be a true gem to look back on, Mycah. HOW Special!"

This could be you....

-A, in home Chicago session

"Mycah. They turned out better than I thought possible! I just fell in love with myself and how I look NATURALLY!! I'm absolutely blown away! I feel beautiful and powerful... it's an emotion I didn't think I was going to feel!"

As women, I know it can be hard to believe sometimes. Maybe you don’t like your size or your wrinkles or your stretch marks but I am here to tell you that you are FULLY beautiful.

As you are. Today. Not in the past and not in the

I offer a limited number of Be Lovely and Free Photo Experiences and have in home, outdoor and studio sessions available.

I am SO DANG excited to celebrate YOU!


YOU are beautiful.
Gorgeous inside AND out.

Deciding what to wear to your Be Lovely and Free photo experience doesn’t need to be stressful! My signature look is “effortlessly beautiful,” which, good news for you... probably involves clothes you already have!

A bodysuit, oversized sweater, robe, sleep shirt, cropped tshirt or sweatshirt and high waisted panties ... you get the idea. Some women opt for lingerie, and many clients opt for a set of tasteful nudes. We have time for 2-3 looks (and yes nude counts as a look!) Don’t stress about your clothes... I’ve done entire sessions with just a blanket or bedsheet :)

what to wear

I have been photographing women for a DECADE so don’t stress about the posing... I got you :) We’ll chat about your favorite features and focus on those as we get creative and you embrace your beautiful self!! I’ll shoot a variety of clothed, partially clothed, and if you choose, tasteful nudes with exposed breasts and bums. My firm policy is that no pelvic areas will be visible in any of my work.

If you’ve seen my work and love it, you’ll love your experience!


I'm known for capturing women as they are: naturally beautiful. I will pose you and edit your photos to bring out your most beautiful self. While I will edit your skin to make it look it’s best, I keep any ‘photoshop’ action to a minimum. I will edit out any minor blemishes or skin flaws (so don’t freak out if you wake up on the morning of your shoot with a pimple!)

Unless otherwise requested, I will SLIGHTLY lighten scars, stretch marks, and lines on your face, but I will not remove wrinkles or stretch marks because they are all a part of who you are! My standard editing process is focusing on color, contrast, and slight skin smoothing. Any work of mine you’ve seen, follows this process.


Who sees your photos is up to YOU! Of course, I LOVE when women share their photos with friends and online, however my top priority is to honor whatever you request. Your photos will be delivered on a password protected online gallery. You’ll have the option to say you want no photos shared, only certain photos shared if I ask about them specifically, OR all photos shared. Most ladies get so excited once they see their photos, they give me the go ahead to share away!

Bottom line: I will honor whatever level of privacy you prefer.


Raves & Reviews


"OH. MY. GOSH!!!!! I could cry looking at these they are AMAZING!!!! Thank you thank you thank you!! I could not be more grateful for you!"


“Thank you so much for these gorgeous photos! I feel like you captured a part of my character that I haven't seen yet.!”

This could be you....


"Thank you SO much girl! These are GORGEOUS! I love them! You are the best! I love them so much! You made me feel and look beautiful.” 



60 Edited High Resolution Photos
40 page 8by8 Fine Art Album



50 Edited High Resolution Photos
$300 Fine Art Album Credit



40 Edited High Resolution Photos
$200 Fine Art Album Credit



30 Edited High Resolution Photos
$100 Fine Art Album Credit


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A one hour photo experience in the
Be Lovely and Free Studio in South Minneapolis

Next you'll go take an hour to grab coffee or a drink down the street at a cute cafe

When you return to the Be Lovely and Free Studio, I'll have your edited photos ready for you to view, experience and then order a Fine Art Album and Wall Art for your home!

Art and your custom online gallery of your digital images is typically delivered in 2-4 weeks.

All Collections Include

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