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Size is Not a Measure of Worth

This should be obvious, but let’s go over it one more time because we all need to hear it: you are not your weight, your dress size, or the number on the scale. Your worth is not measured by how you look on the outside but by who you are on the inside. You are so much more than that.

So often, we allow our physical appearance to dictate our self-worth. We become consumed with being thin or having the perfect body that we forget to focus on our health and well-being. We get caught up in the numbers and forget what really matters.

We need to remember that our size does not define us. We are so much more than that. We are kind, caring, and compassionate. We are strong and resilient. We are beautiful, inside and out.

Think of one of your beautiful friends. Would you ever think unkind thoughts about her body? Of course not…so let’s try really hard not to do it to ourselves. We need to be our own cheerleaders!

Mommying Ain't Easy

Losing yourself after having a baby is common, and I wish people talked about it more.  It’s not just the physical changes that can be tough to deal with, but the mental and emotional ones too.

For many women, it’s tough to come to terms with their new bodies. You may feel like you are not good enough or that you will never be able to reach your pre-pregnancy weight. You may feel like you have lost control and don’t know how to get it back.

It’s important to remember that the numbers on the scale do not measure your worth. And that is OK! You are still the same person, just in a different body.

Your new body is fantastic and has accomplished something incredible. It is strong and beautiful. It has grown and nurtured a whole human life!

So, love yourself, mama. Love yourself as your babies love you! You deserve it.

Aging: Your Body is Your Artwork

We all go through the aging process, but it’s often seen as negative. We are constantly bombarded with messages telling us that we must fight aging to stay young and beautiful.

But why? Why can’t we just embrace the aging process and appreciate our bodies for what they are? Our bodies work so damn hard for us every single day. They’ve gone the distance and have literally held us up in the face of so many challenges. Think about how amazing that is!

Your body is a work of art and deserves to be celebrated. No matter what anyone else says, your body is beautiful just the way it is. I am here to help you see that. I see beauty in all bodies and want to show you just how gorgeous you are. Too often, women compare themselves to others and focus on their flaws. But everybody is unique and special in their own way.

I Photograph Women at Any Stage in Their Life

I believe that all women are beautiful, regardless of their age or stage. Whether you are a mother of three or a recent college graduate, I want to help you capture this moment in your life. These photos will remind you just how beautiful and strong you are. 

I am a boudoir photographer, and I believe that all bodies are beautiful. I know this is true because I help them see it at every session I do in my studio. It’s what lights a fire in my belly…I’m just so passionate about helping others see it.

No matter what size you are, you deserve to feel confident and sexy. I want to help you celebrate your body by capturing it in all its glory. Through correct posing and lighting, I will accentuate your best features and create stunning photos that you will treasure forever.

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If you have been thinking about doing a boudoir photo shoot but are worried about your body, I hope this has helped change your mind. You deserve to feel confident and sexy regardless of your size or shape. 

Contact me today to talk more about a session, and let’s talk about how we can celebrate YOU. My private studio is located in Gulfport, and I’d love to meet you and take photos of you that will remind you of how gorgeous you are and how much you deserve to feel worthy.


5th house boudoir, dhiana skrmetti, gulfport mississippi, boudoir photographer

The 5th House Boudoir’s Dhiana Skrmetti is an intimate portrait photographer located in Gulfport, Mississippi– fifteen minutes west of Biloxi, Mississippi, one hour east of Mobile, Alabama, and an hour and a half away from New Orleans, Louisiana.

Dhiana’s true mission in life is to help free women from the chains put on them both externally and internally.  She believes that all women should be empowered through boudoir photography and let them see what we all see: a gorgeous powerhouse woman with a stardust soul.

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