My name is Heather Scott, owner of Royal Lune Photo. I specialize portrait and boudoir photography in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Impressionist paintings, poetry, light, and the earth are what inspire me most. My work is real and raw, just like we are. Your relationship with yourself and your partner is deep, filled with gritty and organic moments. I have a strong passion for empowering people through photography. Growing up, I did not have a healthy view of my body. I went through life saying things like, "I could never wear that" or "I'm not pretty without my make-up on". Boudoir photography has become my passion, not only because I love helping others feel their best, but because it reminds me to be kind to myself, too. Society, unfortunately, has warped many of our beliefs concerning our bodies and self-worth. It is my hope that your session with me will empower you on your self-acceptance journey, whatever that might look like.
I have a B.A in Humanities and I am "one of those people" really love school. That being said, I enjoy reading and discussing philosophy, spirituality, literature, and different worldviews. Deep conversation is what I am all about and I love getting to know my clients. Being a classic introvert, my ideal evening is on my couch with a hot cup of tea and my cats on my lap. I do, however, also love adventure! I’m relatively daring and there is not a whole lot that scares me. You could say I'd be the first to kayak with the Orcas, skydive, or take a risk for "the shot". In fact, I have fallen down a waterfall trying to get "the shot". So you know, you could say I'm dedicated.
Most days I occupy my time playing video games (I love my Nintendo Switch), reading fantasy, hiking and exploring new places, taking photos (duh), watching movies (surreal horror is my jam), and spending time with my husband and friends. Also, did I say I love cats?
I was one of those girls that hit puberty really early, which unfortunately meant I was sexualized as early as elementary school. I remember people always making comments about my breasts and middle school boys couldn't help but throw sexual jokes my way. As you can imagine, this made me very fearful and ashamed of my body at a very early age. I felt dirty, embarrassed, and insecure. It wasn't too long that I began to hate my body and what I looked like.
Being overly sexualized by others is shaming. You constantly feel the need to cover yourself because you don't want to be "a porn star" or attract unwanted attention. You feel ashamed in bathing suits and can never find a dress "decent" enough to wear. I spent most of my life feeling this way about myself and my sexuality. It was not until I began photographing boudoir that my ideas about my own body began to change. Art has a powerful effect on how we perceive reality and photography is no exception. When I first saw my own boudoir photos, it was the first time I thought I was beautiful and felt unashamed about my curves. I remember thinking, "I look like a painting. Painters paint bodies like mine." My whole perception of myself changed and I have felt free ever since. It is my joy and passion to help other people discover this about themselves: that every body is beautiful and I want to paint it with light. You are lovely, it's time to finally accept it.