Thank you so much to all the wonderful people in my life! It was my birthday yesterday and what beautiful one!
Normally, I don't get super emotional about my birthday but this year was very different. I've been doing a lot of work on my mindset over the last 3 years to become a healthy person, physically, emotionally and mentally. Yesterday, all that work manifested in such an incredible way. I got messages of love, an abundance of support, incredible gifts that you cannot buy from people I truly respect. So when I was receiving all these gifts of love, admiration and laughter, I couldn't help but tear up from the abundance of things money could never buy. It's a magical gift that lasts a lifetime.
Plus, I got to do a fun photoshoot with my husband for my 2020 vision of David Bowie Power and another special birthday Photoshoot with Sasha Kay.
Then off to an intimate dinner with my beautiful sister Shannon and hubby Sean!
ACTORS HAVE A MILLION AND 2 DIFFERENT JOBS. I USED TO BE A NANNY, BUT AFTER I GOT HIT BY A CAR ALMOST 2 YEARS AGO, I KNEW I COULDN'T DO IT ANYMORE. IT WAS A WAKE UP CALL. AND SO, I STARTED TO FIGURE OUT WHAT ELSE I MIGHT BE GOOD AT. ONE OF THOSE THINGS: PHOTOGRAPHY. 2019 WAS FILLED WITH TAKING PHOTO'S AND LEARNING HOW TO TAKE THE BEST SHOTS I CAN.
I AM STILL LEARNING, AS WE ALL ARE BUT I FEEL LIKE I AM GETTING MUCH BETTER AT COMPOSITION WORK AND SETTING THE STAGES.
THIS HOLIDAY SEASON, I WANTED TO TAKE A FEW PHOTO'S OF MYSELF WITH MY AMAZING HUSBAND WHO HELPS ME WITH OUTDOOR SHOOTS SOMETIMES AND TAKES PHOTO'S OF ME FOR MY SOCIAL MEDIA.
IT'S BEEN SO REWARDING BEING ABLE TO DO THIS AND WORK WITH SO MANY INCREDIBLY TALENTED ARTISTS, BUSINESS VENTURE CAPITAL FIRMS, FAMILIES AND MORE ON CAPTURING THOSE SPECIAL MOMENTS.
FOR MORE ON MY PHOTOGRAPHY: WWW.DIABLAPRODUCTIONS.WEEBLY.COM
I AM SO EXITED ABOUT MY NEW HEADSHOTS FOR 2020!
I DECIDED IN OCTOBER TO CHANGE MY HAIR COLOR FROM JET BLACK TO DARK BROWN. I LOVED MY HAIR DARK BUT I NEEDED A CHANGE AND WITH THE CHANGE I NEEDED NEW SHOTS FOR MY NEW LOOK.
THANK YOU TO LEA PFANDLER PHOTOGRAPHY (WHITE SHIRT PHOTO) AND VAL NOVVA PHOTOGRAPHY (BLACK & GREEN TOPS)
There are those moments in life you never want to forget. There are those moments that you will never forget. Last night, was both.
This last evening, I was surrounded by the best of the best of people. Talented, good, people who love what they do and support each other in their arts. It felt like a family reunion.
Girl Boxer is an epic Irish Mobster movie with layers of talent, visual, verbal and musical notes created by the brilliant Lauren McCcann, supported by the incredible team behind her.
Listening to everyone speak last night about their experience with this film: The ease, the freedom, the love, it's apparent that our leader Lauren has created an environment for those around her to be comfortable, to be themselves, and feel incredibly included in the creative process. The crew, composed of talented professionals worked like a well oiled machine and the performers carried the emotions forward to bring you a heart pounding feet of cinema.
Without the leadership, everything falls apart. I feel who Lauren is, is what every person strives to be and be around. She is naturally like this.
This cast and crew, is gracious and kind. Feeding each others fires.
I am in awe of this group, honored to have been apart of it and am looking forward to seeing what all these incredible people do next!
What!? I get to hangout with this beauty AND watch her act? Yes please! What an incredible block of films at The Cutting Room in NYC! Ilaria shines in her film “Unvoiced” not only as an actress but also as the writer and producer, and of course it was directed by the dapper & talented Jeremiah Kipp! I was so happy to see this and support them, especially since it sounds like this may be one of its last screening!✨
I AM SO EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THAT "TRAP DOOR" A SHORT FILM I WROTE AND ACTED IN IS AN OFFICIAL SELECTION AT THE NYC FILMS INFEST INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL!
I’ve never been what you call a “girly girl”. As a young wild one, if I was in a dress I’d want to take it off & climb trees, pretend I was a Lost Boy in Neverland, wild and free. If you’d had asked me even a few years ago, I would have said “I’m not really a dressy person. But as I’ve been growing & doing a lot of self discovery, I’ve come to realize that what I was really hiding from was:
Wearing all the black and faux- leather, no dresses or skirts, very little color even though I love it....I was hiding from myself. My power. My reflection.
Embracing the feminine part of me has been an experience, not because I feel obligated to but because I didn’t want to hold myself back from the experience of wearing whatever I felt like wearing. That’s why I wanted to do this “Romantic” shoot with Lea. I wanted to step into that power of femininity & do away with the shadows. I’ll always love being a rocker chick, but some days, I’ll also be a Queen, no matter what I wear.
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