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VANESSA // effortlessly cool downtown St. Louis lifestyle shoot

I can not say enough good things about Vanessa. She was the first to apply and participate in my newly launched KHPD Model Program, and I couldn’t have asked for a better session to kick off these fun collabs! During our time together, I learned that in her teens Vanessa used to be a runway and print model in New York City. After a few years she relocated to pursue a career as an english teacher, but has a renewed passion to reconnect with modeling as a creative outlet.

Vanessa showed up for our downtown St. Louis portrait session adventure completely open to direction, eager to learn, and incredibly humble and kind. 45 minutes into shooting we both just kind of simultaneously sat down and fell into deep conversation and lost track of time before finishing things up like an hour later ūü§£

Oh and she also recently signed with Images Agency so she‚Äôs talented to boot!

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