From Theresa Kelly
In my experience photographing clients from varieties of backgrounds in cultural spaces I am not a part of, I have learned the one most important thing: Celebrating in another’s culture must always be an invitation. And when it is given, must be treated as a gift. It was an honor to participate in this bridal editorial featuring indigenous artisans, inspired by the resilience of the Choctaw people.
The images created in this shoot amplify the presence and voices of Indigenous people. Styling features multiple Choctaw and other indigenous artisans who have created painted backdrops, beaded jewelry, authentic Choctaw regalia, and