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Upcoming photographer, Rachel Taylor recently launched “Titled For You,” a series compilation of stunning imagery and thoughtful prose from closet writer (and her sister) Tara Taylor. Though her imagery exudes a wild, raw loveliness, the real beauty comes from Taylor transforming insecurities and feelings of uncertainty in the women she photographs into striking, yet soft reflections of inner splendor they are excited to share.

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After a hitting a place in her life where she knew she needed to move on and fall in love with something new, Taylor left behind a career in commercial interior design to travel. However, it wasn’t until she returned that she was able to reflect, “dig into” herself, and come to terms with what she wanted out of life.

Rachel Taylor: titledforyou

She delved into photography, drawn by an obsession with light and shadows, and the ability to preserve time and share a vision and feeling with others. With no formal education in the trade, Taylor is self-taught, and as she describes, still figuring out the technique.

“I have learned so much and have barely dipped my toes in,” she tells Rogue Habits.

Rachel Taylor: titledforyou

She started “Titled For You” and began photographing the people she loved most.

“Be passionate about what you do—love what you do with your whole heart.”

Taylor’s true talent is her ability to encourage women to let down their guard and to be comfortable with their bodies; and then capture them in such vulnerable states. She explains much of the process is to let go and allow those feelings of terror from all consuming emotions. As an emotional person herself, Taylor is moved by many things and is inspired by her day-to-day, light and her sister.

Rachel Taylor: titledforyou

“All I really know is I want to create things that other people enjoying looking at or being a part of. I want to create things that are stimulating in some sense. I want to have the chance to be creative, to express myself, to be bold. I love it, it makes me happy and other people seem to be responding to it, which is super dope.”

The last thing she learned? “A shrimp’s heart is in its head, and I really like that.”

Rachel Taylor: titledforyou

Rachel Taylor: titledforyou

Rachel Taylor: titledforyou

Rachel Taylor: titledforyou

Rachel Taylor: titledforyou

Models: Tori Ward, Amanda Lopez, Shara Wiley, Bertie Magit
Co-directors: Desiree Quintero and Tara Taylor