Fat joy is precious, perfect and vital.

A fat white woman in capris, a top and cardigan blows bubbles in a field of grass during a body-positive portrait shoot in Washington state.

The world we live in encourages fat people not to feel joy, tells us we don’t deserve it, tries to steal it away. But joy is our birthright and something that can never be stolen from us entirely. Even in the midst of oppression, we can find and hold moments of joy.

Hi there! I'm Lindley. I create artwork that celebrates the unique beauty of bodies that fall outside conventional "beauty" standards at Body Liberation Photography. I'm also the creator of Body Liberation Stock and the Body Love Shop, a curated central resource for body-friendly artwork and products. Find all my work here at bodyliberationphotos.com.