“If you don’t give the market the story to talk about, they’ll define your brand’s story for you.” – David Brier Nowadays, it’s more important than ever to own who you are. In a world that’s increasingly digital, your personal brand is what tells people who you are, what you do, and what makes you […]

Branding, Tips

December 1, 2021

Personal Branding – Beginners Checklist

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After you take a picture, it shows up blurry and you notice there are fingerprints on the lens of the camera. That’s the worst, isn’t it? One of the things I do to prepare for every photo shoot is to make sure I clean my lens to remove fingerprint smudges and dirt. Cleaning your lens, […]

Tips

November 1, 2021

How to Clean Your Camera Lens

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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.

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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

Are you struggling with getting the right lighting for your videos or while you are in a video conference? I got some lighting tips for you! Position yourself in front of a light source when you are on a video conference or recording a video. Try to avoid having any bright lights/or windows behind you […]

Tips

November 21, 2020

How to Get the Best Lighting For Video

Choosing your outfits for your photo session can be stressful! I completely understand that feeling because I book a professional photographer for my own family session every year and I have to choose outfits for everyone. Should you go matching or coordinating? Well…let’s dive into it. Matching outfits means that everyone will be wearing the […]

Tips

August 21, 2020

Coordinating or Matching Outfits?

Cell phones had made it so easy to take a lot of pictures of our children and our family. After we take the pictures, most of us just post them on social media and forget about them, until Facebook or Google shared our memories. Here are 3 reasons why you should think about printing out […]

Tips

June 25, 2020

The Importance of Printing Your Pictures.

Are you struggling to get consistent pictures for your social media post? Or maybe you are tired of spending so much time to find the “right” stock image for your social media post. Here are 5 tips to help you take better pictures for your business.  ​Tip 1: Photograph in consistent lighting – Whether using natural […]

Tips

May 21, 2020

5 Tips on How to Photograph Better for Your Business (Part 2)

I know that there are a lot of college graduates who are not only missing out on their graduation, now they have to think about finding a job during the COVID-19 pandemic and how can they get a professional headshot to submit with their resume. Whether you are a college student or on a budget, […]

Headshots, Tips

April 13, 2020

DIY Your Own Headshots with these 5 Steps.