Connie Hanson, 51

“Don’t waste a second of your life thinking you are inadequate: get out there and shine your light in the world” is something Connie would tell her 20 something self. Ambitious, courageous, and outgoing, fearlessly showing up for life is something that Connie deeply believes.

Approaching life with love and understanding is something Connie practices regularly. As she has gotten older, she has found that her perception of beauty has shifted away from more materially focused beauty- she finds others most attractive when they are courageous, loving, caring, and considerate. 

Connie loves serving her community, camping, and traveling. She loves creating an environment where people can be themselves around her, and spending time with her friends and family. “It’s all about how we treat and serve others that makes us happy internally.”

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I’M  RACHEL.

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Photographer Rachel Hadiashar is based out of a bright and airy studio space in Sherwood, Oregon, where she co-creates spirited and elegant images to showcase a client’s best self.
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