A few months ago, one of my photographer friends, Angela Acosta from Angela Atelier Photography, reached out to me and told me about her passion project – The Gal Project. When she asked me to be a contributor photographer to volunteer my time and be a contributing photographer for this cause, I immediately said yes! […]

Branding, Business Feature

September 1, 2021

The Gal Project Pilot Shoot with Elizabeth Llorente

“If you don’t give the market the story to talk about, they’ll define your brand’s story for you.” – David Brier As a business owner, I understand how hard it is to create relevant content for sharing on social media. That’s why I provide branding strategy planning to my full branding session clients. This helps […]

Branding

August 1, 2021

10 Brand Story Ideas to Post on Social Media.

A woman holding a picture of her father sitting at a park picnic table.

Outfits with patterns are so much fun and can really show your personality. I love them too! But did you know, there are some patterns you should avoid wearing to a photo shoot or video shoot? Here are a few patterns: Small dots Small stripes Houndstooth pattern Gingham (checkered) pattern These patterns may warp in […]

Tips

July 1, 2021

Avoid These Patterns For Your Next Photoshoot.

Image of 2 shirt patterns - small dots and small stripes.

I’m so excited to launch my new website! I was feeling stuck for a while and was never happy with my website, no matter how many hours I spent updating it. I didn’t have a clear idea of what makes me unique from the sea of photographers. When Jill from JKL Consulting was offering a […]

Branding

June 1, 2021

My Re-branding Experience

I had a great time presenting “Beyond the Headshot—Having the Right Images for Your Business Can Set You Apart” at the NJAWBO (New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners) virtual event last month. I shared the importance of a headshot, define your brand stories before taking any pictures to save time, and photography tips to […]

Headshots

May 21, 2021

Q&A from the Beyond the Headshot Presentation

I love working with business owners to create custom brand images for their business with the goal of helping them stand out in the crowded online world so they can connect with their ideal clients. But not a lot of business owners know about the benefits of building a personal brand or you are not […]

Branding

April 21, 2021

5 Tips on Building Your Personal Brand

Do your pictures come out blurry and dark? Do you struggle with getting the right lighting when you are taking a picture of your product? Read more to learn how you can take better pictures using a free light source. When you are taking a picture, especially for your business, it is very important to […]

Tips

March 21, 2021

Use This Free Light Source to Take Better Pictures.

Do you struggle with cropping an image you took for your social media and lose part of your subject? Here are 2 tips that can help you create better images for your business and your subject will be the center of attention. The FIRST TIP is to take your picture in landscape orientation, horizontally. The […]

Tips

February 21, 2021

Photography Tip: Landscape Orientation and White Space

Do you use stock images for your business? Did you know that you can’t simply download an image you found from a search engine and use it for your website or social media? You could commit copyright infringement. Click read more to get tips and where you can download stock images safely to use for […]

Branding

January 21, 2021

​​Be Careful Where You Get Your Stock Images

This year has been the most challenging year for all of us. Do you agree? The pandemic, stay-at-home order, parenting while working, teaching, and taking care of our children, and a crazy storm that hits the East Coast during the Summer took out our power for 4 days. But this is also the year that […]

Year End Review

December 21, 2020

2020 Year-End Review