Last we left off , I had secured a photographer, as well as a hair and makeup artist. Juan, my photographer, has been super responsive to my ideas and is excited to work with me on the shoot. And I have a Sunday appointment to go to a pin-up clothing store in the city on Sunday to scout for outfits.
So far, so good, right?
Well, sort of. You see, I’m super nervous about posing. I am not a traditional beauty, nor a slim jim (meaning, girl’s got curves), and the idea of being in front of a camera is giving me hives. What if I look like a whale? What if my skin comes out super pasty? What if my neck disappears and I look like a linebacker?
Here’s what I look like normally:
Cute, but not, you know, someone you’d choose off the street to model. So, I’m nervous.
But the whole reason I signed up for Go Mighty was to push myself past this place of fear and trepidation and into awesomeness. And to help figure all this out, my friend Thu suggested I start a Pinterest pin-up inspiration board. That way, I can pin looks and poses that might be good for the shoot. Want to check it out? You can do so here: Emblemist Pin-Up Inspiration Board.
Want to help me get my pin-up on? Send any links for inspiration my way! Extra points if the ladies are curvy and their poses make them look super rad. What pin-up images inspire you?