Hi-ya! My name is Dyesha and this blog is MY reality. (hence the jus-DYE-in Reality)

I'm an unsigned model in the fashion world and a fierce online personality. I'm in love with the ambition that drives me toward my goals.
I've captured my fabulous journey on these pages. Along with images that stimulate my brain waves~~~

Please be advised, this Tumblr is intended for mature audiences only. Therefore, I'm going to post what I want. So don't judge, just eat chocolate fudge!

*takes humble curtsy* Much Luvvv ^_^ <3

 

~Sweet summer memories~ ^_^

Photo credit&#160;: @iamtonyarmstrong                  Top designed by&#160;:
@eldenwadesigns77&#160;
Location&#160;: Nikki Beach Miami 
Thank you to @freedombynature for hair styling.

#SummerRecaps #Photoshoots #Miami #Happy #prints #colors #beachy #style #shorts #sunkissed #woman #naturalhairstyles #twist #fullbody #curves #modeling #DyeshaHicks #DoWhatYouLove

~Sweet summer memories~ ^_^

Photo credit : @iamtonyarmstrong Top designed by :
@eldenwadesigns77 
Location : Nikki Beach Miami
Thank you to @freedombynature for hair styling.

#SummerRecaps #Photoshoots #Miami #Happy #prints #colors #beachy #style #shorts #sunkissed #woman #naturalhairstyles #twist #fullbody #curves #modeling #DyeshaHicks #DoWhatYouLove

Complete attire by designer @liveastro &#8230;all models were present during the &#8220;RAW:artist&#8221; showcase 8/21/13 in Williamsburg, BK. Thank you for the picture @mzmodelthaempress&#160;!! And s/o to all the models, hella cool vibes from them all~~ #Recaps #Events #Modeling #Models #Fashion #Brooklyn #RAWartist

Complete attire by designer @liveastro …all models were present during the “RAW:artist” showcase 8/21/13 in Williamsburg, BK. Thank you for the picture @mzmodelthaempress !! And s/o to all the models, hella cool vibes from them all~~ #Recaps #Events #Modeling #Models #Fashion #Brooklyn #RAWartist

Ok, so you can&#8217;t really hear me, but at least I&#8217;m adorable to look at :) lol~~ check me out and feel free to comment and like~~ :D http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nRI3a04Ej14

Ok, so you can’t really hear me, but at least I’m adorable to look at :) lol~~ check me out and feel free to comment and like~~ :D http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nRI3a04Ej14

#Recaps #FashionShow This outfit was one of my FAVORITE looks to model for @jagandco ~~I TOTALLY was digging the military army green #Blazer &amp; shorts, suspenders, the whole look ROCKED!! :D #model #modeling #legs #RedFrames #Body #Thick #styling #Highheels ~~s/o #Sharletgrier &amp; #Rydermagazine #ThankYou

#Recaps #FashionShow This outfit was one of my FAVORITE looks to model for @jagandco ~~I TOTALLY was digging the military army green #Blazer & shorts, suspenders, the whole look ROCKED!! :D #model #modeling #legs #RedFrames #Body #Thick #styling #Highheels ~~s/o #Sharletgrier & #Rydermagazine #ThankYou

Photo shoot: Back Story …By Dyesha Hicks (a behind the scenes glimpse of my experience)

Mid December 2012, I headed to 110th street and central park west, hair twisted in a bun, which meant my sleep on the train was severely interrupted, lol (I tend to sleep on the train :-P). It was time for yet another photo shoot, and as always, I had no idea what was in store for me.
I was in a rush, although I was on time (surprisingly), it was just very cold outside, and I didn’t want my little button nose to get any redder then I felt it was becoming.

I reached the apartment building, went up to the 3rd floor, and walked up to the door of Rick Daccardi. Rick has been in the industry for years, about 20 or more. He knows how to direct a shoot and how an image should be captured. Before he got into photography he was a make-up artist for quite some time. He has beat (make-up artist slang term) many classic faces in the business. 

“Hiiiii Dye! Good to see you dear…wait, are you wearing make up?”…Rick had asked me not to apply any make up, but I still thought he wanted a basic top coat of foundation and a little concealer …”My apologies, yes, just a lil’…I can take it off though!”

…”please do honey, I want you with NO make up, it’s much better for me when it comes to editing.”

I hurried into Rick’s apartment. As I stepped in and glanced around, I immediately felt at peace in his home. It had a very tranquil vibe, mellow colors and very stunning art throughout his home. It was cozy and charming. I knew from then that things would flow smoothly.

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He directed me to his bathroom where I begin to remove all my foundation… as I quickly took off my make up with my Olay cleansing cloths, I looked at myself in the mirror, took a deep breath to ease my nerves, and said “Ok, you don’t look so bad for someone that’s been up since 4am!!!” (it was 9pm at the time)… I literally laughed out loud, I guess you can say that was my pep talk, lol… my face honestly looks better without make up. Rick was absolutely right.

Now comes my favorite time, where I met the “Lens”… it’s always a new relationship when I get in front of someone’s camera. It’s just so intimate to me. I sat on a black chair up against a black back drop. Pandora was playing, a great station too. It was my troublesome lover, Amy Whinehouse. Ugh, how her tunes moved my soul, damn her leaving so soon. Rick sat at a normal distance between a photographer and his current muse. I was vibing with the energy & feeling fairly comfortable. And then he pulled up closer to me, about a foot away from me. I felt a nervous rush come over me. Like, my face immediately tensed up. Beauty shots are close-up shots of part or all of the face (lips, eyes, etc.). I don’t normally have a photographer that close within my personal space. Nor do I normally do beauty shots in general.

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However, this time I was working with someone that had a different approach to how he caught his captures. Rick begin to ask me about my interest while offering me a cup of tea, he helped me relax. Rick and I begin to talk, we laughed  vibe and without me knowing, he begin to snapped photos and I immediately felt a wave of relaxation come over me. And I begin to work with the lens BAY-BAY, lol!! Rick was right up in front of me, I just stared into his lens, like we were the only two objects in the room, I gave expression after expression after expression…ever so often my thoughts would wonder. Mainly, I kept thinking about how much I loved what I was doing, and how I wanted this to be apart of my life forever. I’ve had a passion for modeling since I was a little girl. Everything honestly felt right.

And then, It was over. We successfully wrapped up our photo session. It was no more then an hour, and we were complete. Rick laughed and said he could of gone for at least another hour. He complimented me by saying I’m very graceful at what I do in front of the camera…it’s like, I morph and transition with so much personality in every shot, he mentioned that he didn’t even want to interrupt too often to give me direction.

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In the end, my aim is to please and fulfill the photographers’ vision, while bringing my own unique creativity along with a demeanor that one would want to work with time and time again. It’s my grind as an unsigned model. To keep the buzz buzzing~~~

Signing off,

Just Dye…in reality.

#Fabulous :D #Teaser #Image 2/21/13 photo shoot w/ @joelangeldotcom &amp; @gibbbby ~~ awesome day yesterday #Success #GoodVibes #bighair #outside #modeling #makeup #fierce

#Fabulous :D #Teaser #Image 2/21/13 photo shoot w/ @joelangeldotcom & @gibbbby ~~ awesome day yesterday #Success #GoodVibes #bighair #outside #modeling #makeup #fierce

Behind the scenes shot~ This past Sunday (2/10/2013) 

I was shooting with Roger  Mustafa (  http://www.modelmayhem.com/149631 )

Some veryyyyy sexy shots were taken of me, smh, boy oh boy!! O_O…I just have to &#8220;S-M own-H&#8221; at myself, lol, but I had fun, and the shots were quite yummy ;)

There was some sexy honeys on set as well~~ But not only were they hotties, they had sweet personalities too&#8230;I find that rare with models, they tend to be catty chicks with egos that are unnecessary. Trust, I’ve meet TONS of broads that will not even look in your direction if they feel they have too many “followers” then you. Lol. Damn shame.

Anywhoo, this is a photo of @iamjaemonroe (on Instagram) &amp; I …so was a sweet heart :)

Stay tuned for photos from this shoot~~~ Toodles!!

Behind the scenes shot~ This past Sunday (2/10/2013)

I was shooting with Roger  Mustafa (  http://www.modelmayhem.com/149631 )

Some veryyyyy sexy shots were taken of me, smh, boy oh boy!! O_O…I just have to “S-M own-H” at myself, lol, but I had fun, and the shots were quite yummy ;)

There was some sexy honeys on set as well~~ But not only were they hotties, they had sweet personalities too…I find that rare with models, they tend to be catty chicks with egos that are unnecessary. Trust, I’ve meet TONS of broads that will not even look in your direction if they feel they have too many “followers” then you. Lol. Damn shame.

Anywhoo, this is a photo of @iamjaemonroe (on Instagram) & I …so was a sweet heart :)

Stay tuned for photos from this shoot~~~ Toodles!!

Happy Moments … my model feature on AfroPunk.com

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Being featured on Afro Punk in there “Safety pin’s blog” section…it made my heart melt and made me believe, in the moment, that I’m moving in the right direction…#MyAmbition I live my life through it.

A BIG mighty thank you to Photographer: Alfonza Coleman III of Alcole Photography for this FUN, and FANTASTIC beach shoot the day of my 30th birthday!! :-D &#8230;yes, I&#8217;m 30th. And I couldn&#8217;t be more proud of my body AND where my life is headed!!! 
Follow Alfonza Coleman on Twitter @alcolestudios

A BIG mighty thank you to Photographer: Alfonza Coleman III of Alcole Photography for this FUN, and FANTASTIC beach shoot the day of my 30th birthday!! :-D …yes, I’m 30th. And I couldn’t be more proud of my body AND where my life is headed!!!

Follow Alfonza Coleman on Twitter @alcolestudios

Thank you to the Sorority Girls Clubs Team and Michael-Daughtry The-Photographer for my yummy Feature model photo shoot!!

Thank you to the Sorority Girls Clubs Team and Michael-Daughtry The-Photographer for my yummy Feature model photo shoot!!

Model Hunnii **Dyesha Hicks** for iLand Apparel
(From left to right: not me, not me, not me, Dyesha, not me)

Model Hunnii **Dyesha Hicks** for iLand Apparel

(From left to right: not me, not me, not me, Dyesha, not me)