Tag: photography

tennis courts

My tennis court photoshoot dreams came to life with the help of my friend and super talented photographer, Leo Gonzales (@leogphotography on Instagram). It was his idea to do some crazy makeup to liven this, perhaps now basic, location up and I got excited to experiment! I was inspired by

leo G Photography — part two

Happy Thanksgiving you guys!! I hope by now you’ve all had the chance to get your bellies full and gather with family. I’m taking time to write this blog in between my first plate of turkey settling and grabbing dessert, but I HAD TO share these photos with y’all ASAP

get what you give

Happy first day of November!! I’m so excited for this month, it’s my absolute favorite time of the year — well, Thanksgiving is anyways. I cannot wait to celebrate accordingly considering I didn’t get to celebrate Halloween as planned… With Halloween being on a Wednesday this year, my Halloween-week kind

happy 1st birthday As Always, Ara!!

Monday marked a very special day here at As Always, Ara. It’s been one year since I launched As Always, Ara as a fashion + lifestyle blog and became an influencer on Instagram!! One year. Whew, what a journey it’s been. When I sat down to write this daunting, milestone

you wanna be on top?

I’m not gonna lie, I’ve been binge-watching America’s Next Top Model on Hulu the past two weeks (I’m totally obsessed with their photoshoots) and this shoot pictured above by my mom has me feeling on top! I’ve been so inspired by ANTM on so many levels – free modeling tips,

smile for the camera, baby

Hey friends, it’s been a minute since my last blog! I wrapped up my summer 1 class with an ‘A’ and started my summer internship at KFDX 3 news station in Wichita Falls, TX this past week. Between summer 1 and 2 I took a much needed school break and

fashion For(war)d

This weekend I took a trip home to visit my family. The hour drive provided lots of countryside to clear my head and also remind me of little Graham, Texas in the fall. Graham will always feel homey and cozy to me. Holidays around here really feel like the holidays

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