Meet my client, Caryn Starr-Gates. She is the CEO of StarrGates Business Communications. Caryn is a professional freelance copywriter and marketing consultant. She helps companies market their messages through advertising, marketing, and public relations. She is also my amazing copywriter! If you want to check out her work, visit my website (CharissaHYongPhotography.com). Caryn proofread the […]

Branding, Business Feature

March 1, 2022

Caryn Starr-Gates | Copywriter | StarrGates Business Communications

A woman sitting on her stairs and wearing multiple hats for a fun branding photoshoot.

Meet my client, Melanie Cunningham. She is a small business attorney and the owner of Melanie Cunningham Law Office P.C., an alternative to the traditional law firm to serve entrepreneurs and small business owners. Her law firm specializes in business planning and intellectual property. Melanie and I met through NJAWBO (New Jersey Association of Women […]

Branding, Business Feature

February 7, 2022

Client Introduction: Melanie Cunningham (Melanie Cunningham Law Office P.C.)

An African American woman sitting on a couch posing for her branding photoshoot.

Meet my client, Susana Fonticoba. Susana is the founder and owner of Clear Path Strategy, LLC. She helps entrepreneurs who are tired of indecision, taking the arduous long route, and who are ready for action with a business navigator keeping them on track to their goals. We did her branding photo session at the beautiful […]

Branding, Business Feature

January 24, 2022

Client Introduction: Susana Fonticoba (Clear Path Strategy, LLC)

A middle age woman in the blue jacket sitting on the desk working with her gold microphone.

Meet my client, Lisa Roe. She is the author of Welcome to the Neighborhood (available on April 5, 2022). It is a heartwarming and life-affirming story of family dynamics, mother/daughter relationships, and second chances. As with other clients I have worked with, Lisa was not comfortable with getting her picture taken. However, by the end […]

Business Feature, Headshots

December 15, 2021

Client Feature: Lisa Roe, author

Meet my client, Tommy Hilcken. He is the founder and owner of Tommy Hilcken Productions. He is a public speaking coach and a motivational humorist. He combines his love of people with a natural talent for humor to help people learn and grow. He works with individuals from every walk of life, including celebrities and […]

Branding, Business Feature

November 15, 2021

Client Feature: Tommy Hilcken from Tommy Hilcken Productions

A man in a blue jacket holding a magic wand and pointing to the TV showing Tommy Hilcken Productions logo.

Meet my client, Rebecca, the founder and owner of More Is Possible Coaching. Rebecca is a life & leadership coach helping people unlock and unleash their leadership power to live more in their life and career.  She loves to work with people who have been working for at least ten years and aren’t sure they […]

Branding, Business Feature

October 15, 2021

Client Feature: Rebecca from More Is Possible Coaching

A Caucasian woman is pointing with both of her hands on her "Start Today" T-shirt.

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

I never knew about consignment sales until I was pregnant with my first child and my best friend told me about Whoo Consigns. Since then, my favorite shopping months are every March and September. I LOVE this consignment sale so much that I tell all my friends about it all the time so it would make sense that I […]

Branding, Business Feature

October 10, 2020

Business Feature: Whoo Consigns

Have you heard of Seimei? I haven’t until I met Katie Fasciano, owner of Seimei Healing located in Westwood, New Jersey. It’s a non-touch practice originated from Japan to ease pain, illness (common sore throat or cough), anxiety and more. We met through networking and we instantly clicked! Not only we are mothers of girls, but […]

Branding, Business Feature

September 21, 2020

Business Feature: Seimei Healing

This year’s International Women’s Day was March 8th, 2020. I was thrilled celebrate and be a Her Story Sponsor at the International Women’s Day Business Summit on March 6th, 2020 (hosted by the North Jersey Chamber of Commerce and title sponsor NJ Advanced Media). It was held in the beautiful Valley Regency in Clifton, New […]

Branding, Business Feature

July 21, 2020

Feature: International Women’s Day Business Summit (March 6, 2020)