2021 Bold Beautiful Perfect: Sheila

By Brandi Stage / October 18, 2023

“Discovering I was adopted at birth confirmed the feelings of rejection and insecurity I experienced throughout my childhood. But now I see how my story of adoption and redemption was a beautiful picture of how God sees us in the world, rejected and afraid, and adopts us into His family where we are loved and…

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2023 Bold Beautiful Perfect: Paula

By Brandi Stage / September 19, 2023

“Feeling good about who you are brings an inner glow that no beauty product can achieve.“   Paula’s story: I am an eighty year old woman who has had a very full, beautiful life. I wonder how I can complete the journey! My life has not been easy. I married young and had four children…

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2023 Bold Beautiful Perfect: Vivian

By Brandi Stage / September 12, 2023

“I am who I am capable of becoming. If we are paralyzed by our past, then we cannot grow into the beautiful beings God has planned for us to be.“   Tell us about yourself, Vivian! I am wife to an incredible man, Mom of two brilliant young women, and “Vivi” to my perfect “grands.”…

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2023 Bold Beautiful Perfect: Kelly

By Brandi Stage / August 29, 2023

“I am not perfect – but yet I am. This is the body and mind that the good Lord gave me, and I choose to see the good! I chose to love me.“   Tell us about yourself, Kelly! I am 58 years young! I work for the United States Postal Service and I’m a…

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2023 Bold Beautiful Perfect: Lynn

By Brandi Stage / August 22, 2023

“My beauty comes from my heart, my soul, and the gifts God gave me. Look inside yourself – you are beautiful! God made you that way.“   Tell us about yourself, Lynn! I am a 67-year-old woman, a wife, a mother, a grandmother, and a retired nurse. I’m originally from Georgia (Go Dawgs!) before my…

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2023 Bold Beautiful Perfect: Sue

By Brandi Stage / August 15, 2023

“Beauty lies in all the ways you touch and care for those around you. It’s an invisible network of love, laughter, and light that has the power to touch a soul in ways you may never know.“   Tell us about yourself, Sue! How do you define a lifetime lived? My passion is my family…

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2023 Bold Beautiful Perfect: Tami

By Brandi Stage / August 8, 2023

“People gravitate towards positive people. Once you embrace a positive lifestyle, you’ll begin to find your own confidence, direction, and inner beauty.“   Tell us about yourself, Tami! For the past 30 years, I have worked in the front office. I was the first person you would see as you enter the building–the face of…

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2023 Bold Beautiful Perfect: Rhonda

By Brandi Stage / August 1, 2023

“As a young woman, I struggled with my identity and it took me many years to discover my own inner beauty. What I have realized along the way is who I am in Christ!“   Rhonda, tell us about yourself! Hi, I am Rhonda Jones! First and foremost, I am the daughter of a king…

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2023 Bold Beautiful Perfect: Dawn

By Brandi Stage / July 25, 2023

“Wear a formal dress to cook. Use your best China. Drink a good glass of champagne just because it’s raining.“   Tell us about yourself, Dawn! I am so many things… a woman, wife, mother, friend, and nurse… just to name a few! It’s difficult to limit myself because there is so much to accomplish…

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2023 Bold Beautiful Perfect: Yvette

By Brandi Stage / July 18, 2023

“Having a beautiful heart and purpose is the most beautiful thing you can have.“   Tell us about yourself, Yvette! Hi! My name is Yvette Barr Vogel. In the last decade, I moved back to the Mississippi Gulf Coast after getting my undergraduate degree from The University of Southern Mississippi and my Master’s from the…

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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.