Closing Up Shop

I’ve made a rather drastic, and scary decision.  I’m going to close my etsy print shop on June 1st.  Why?  It’s been trapping me creatively.  It takes up too much time, with not enough return.  I want to grow as an artist, and if I’m thinking about what images would sell best, or how I should crop/edit to suit others, I can’t do that.  Sometimes big changes are necessary, and while this is nerve wracking, I also feel free.  Free to pursue my own passions, and use my photography to help others.  Let’s get messy, beautiful, real, dreamy, angry, and make some art!

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I’m not saying I won’t offer prints ever again, but when I do, it will be art from the heart, and on a site of my own design, and far more selective.  Stay tuned.

I will, however, keep shooting and sharing with you here!  I’ve added a 25% off coupon code on etsy for the remaining time open, so if you’d like a print, now is the time to grab one using CLOSE25 at checkout.  Get it while it’s hot…

Thank you, as always, for listening.

Instagram Print Giveaway!

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Instagram giveaway time!  Now’s your chance to win an 8×10 print of Brittany here, on gorgeous metallic finish paper!  Here’s how to enter:  1. Follow @lizzusev 2. Like the giveaway post with this image.  3. Repost the giveaway post and make sure to use hashtag #lizzusevprint.

The winner will be selected 5/10/17 using a random number generator.  You will need to provide a shipping address…but shipping is on me!

Good luck!

Russian Style Fairytale

Sometimes the stars align and you meet the right people.  I was completely delighted when Celeste of Poppyseed Roll Clothing reached out on instagram to discuss working together.  She hand makes all her designs, and I was pretty blown away.  I recruited Lyz to model, Celeste invited Michelle, a wonderful makeup artist, and we got together to create these Anastasia inspired Russian Fairytale Princess images.  We had originally planned to shoot in a park, but Lyz suggested the Suzallo Library, and I’m glad she did.

I would have been happy enough with the results, but when a team has so much fun working together, all the better!  And my cat tried to get into EVERYTHING during prep. Of course.

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Interested in becoming a princess/fairy/zombie/Tudor/whatever you want yourself?

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Primal

Personal growth ain’t always pretty, darlings…sometimes you have to get messy, get raw, get primal, and get REAL.  I wanted to capture that here…no makeup, and no skin retouching whatsoever.  And you know what?  I felt a really cool surge of power after shooting this.  I felt free.  Do the scary thing, whatever that means for you.

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