“You are pregnant and you are powerful. 
You are bold and you are beautiful. 
Go forward in your boldness, 
in your beauty and in your contentedness. 
Trust your body to birth and know that the collective power 
of women worldwide will be with you.”

[Author Unknown]

What a joy it was to spend precious time photographing a beautiful friend at this wondrous time of her life's journey. Zoe, blossoming, both inside and out; with a belly so perfectly 'crowned' by the incredible Jillian Zamora of The Henna Temple, Cairns. 

I'm so happy with the following series of images as I feel they have captured the beauty and grace of Zoe, as she awaits this birth of her second child. Her inner wisdom, called forth through the exquisite henna mandala of Jilli, helping Zoe to acknowledge and prepare for her birthing day...


Djarragun and Arboretum 2016 Calendars Now Available!

After receiving such an enthusiastic response to my Greeting Cards [thank you!] I decided to expand my Arboretum and Djarragun series into 2016 Calendars. Each calendar features 12 original images + text by Bek Misic of Idle & Blessed.  

The Djarragun 2016 calendar features images + text inspired by the distinctive and ever inspiring form of Djarragun [also known a Walsh's Pyramid].  

The Arboretum 2016 calendar features images + text inspired by the flora of FNQ.

This week my first print run of calendars has arrived! They are now available at Trolley Studio, Gordonvale and via Creative Spaces by Missmarci; LIKE I&B on FB  for updates on other stockists and PopUp shops.  

You can also PM me your order via FB or email at idleandblessed@gmail.com

for more images + text by Bek of Idle & Blessed visit my blog Traces


New stockists - Cairns Regional Gallery ...

A range of Idle & Blessed Greeting Cards can now be found at the Cairns Regional Gallery in the Gallery Shop.  

If you are in Cairns stop by; the Gallery Shop stocks a wide range of unique and striking products created by local and national artists and craftspersons.

for more images + text by Bek of Idle & Blessed visit my blog Traces