2020 Bold Beautiful Perfect: Janin

By Brandi Stage / June 7, 2022

“It wasn’t until I stopped focusing on everything I had ‘lost’ that I realized I had everything I have prayed for my whole life.”   Tell us about yourself, Janin! My name is Janin Keating. I’m 34 years old. I have been married to my husband, Dennis going on 5 years in November 2020. We…

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2021 Bold Beautiful Perfect: April

By Brandi Stage / May 31, 2022

“I went through a period of feeling unwanted and unimportant. I turned to God and he helped me see that I was very important. He had chosen me to be strong, patient, and understanding. This not only strengthened me but gave me peace.”   Tell us about yourself, April! I grew up in Oregon and…

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2021 Bold Beautiful Perfect: Kristen

By Brandi Stage / May 24, 2022

“I realized that by hiding from the cameras, I was denying myself and others of the beautiful gifts that were given to me by God. My beauty shines brightest when I stand in the light and embrace both my talent and my flaws as the things that make me so uniquely me.”   Meet Kristen!…

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2021 Bold Beautiful Perfect: Terri

By Brandi Stage / May 17, 2022

“You will never stop me from shining!”   Meet Terri! I’m 40 years old, originally from Naples, Florida and I own my own drywall business.   Terri, how did you come to understand your inner beauty? When I was a little girl, I started doing pageants. All of my friends had signed up and I…

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2021 Bold Beautiful Perfect: Jessica

By Brandi Stage / May 10, 2022

“Embracing the parts of my story that could have destroyed my faith has instead has made it stronger. Are there are things I’d like to have happened differently? Of course! But by walking through the valleys, I’ve discovered a faith that has saved me from despair.”   Tell us about yourself, Jessica! I’m a 53-year-old…

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2021 Bold Beautiful Perfect: Christiana

By Brandi Stage / May 3, 2022

“A smile is the quickest way to improve your appearance. If you see someone without a smile, give them one of yours.”   Tell us about yourself, Christiana! My name is Christiana Good. I am 45 years old and a Louisiana southern girl, born and raised as the oldest of seven siblings. After 28 years, I…

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2021 Bold Beautiful Perfect: Alisa

By Brandi Stage / April 26, 2022

“This life experience had me looking deep within myself. I realized that I have that inner beauty – I’ve always had it. “ Tell us about yourself, Alisa! My name is Alisa Crowe Rankin and I’m soon-to-be 65 years old. My new and improved life began at the age of 52 when my husband of…

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2021 Bold Beautiful Perfect: Jennifer

By Brandi Stage / April 19, 2022

“The bruises have healed, but the war within my mind is daily. I refuse to ever allow it to beat me. Every morning when I look into the mirror, I tell myself, “YOU have a kind heart, YOU are beautiful, YOU are strong!””     Tell us about yourself, Jennifer! I was born and raised…

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2021 Bold Beautiful Perfect: Jillian

By Brandi Stage / April 12, 2022

“It wasn’t until I realized I was chasing an illusive, ever moving target that the truth was revealed to me. My true beauty – true authenticity, true wholeness – could only ever be found within.”   Tell us about yourself, Jillian! My name is Jillian-Ashley. I am a 38-year-old mother of 4 incredibly handsome boys,…

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2021 Bold Beautiful Perfect: Fran

By Brandi Stage / April 8, 2022

“I believe beauty is magic; if you seek, you will find magic.” Tell us about yourself, Fran!   I’m currently retired from the work world and enjoying every minute! I have worked in the health care industry as well as several years in Real Estate. I find myself busy helping others with tasks too demanding…

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Brandi Stage is an international award-winning portrait photographer based in Bay St. Louis, MS. She creates an exceptional magazine-style photo shoot and timeless heirloom portraits for women, men, children and pets in her studio or on location.