My strengths as a branding photographer encompass my mastery of storytelling, proficiency in efficient and competent execution, a profound appreciation for open and direct communication, the option to include an exceptional local art director, and an unwavering dedication to consistent and exceptional product delivery. When you choose to collaborate with me, you're enlisting a partner whose capabilities extend beyond capturing images – I'm here to craft stories, amplify identities, and illuminate the heart of your brand through the power of imagery, just like we did on this shoot for Good Call Foods.
Lauren's ideal client revised: relaxed backyard BBQ whiskey-drinking partier weddings where they cut the cake WITH A CHAINSAW. Cordi and Chuck's very relaxed, very backyard, private estate Nevada City wedding photography and all the reasons why I planned to end a trip to Scotland early for these very special clients.
I think that capturing family portraits, especially if you're on vacation in Lake Tahoe is incredibly important: from getting a jump on your holiday cards to wall art, family portraits are a visual representation of the love, connection, and memories that your family has made over the years. I'm here to tell you that there is no perfect outfit and you shouldn't let that be the thing that deters you from capturing your family. I promise you are not the only head of household stressed by the daunting task of trying to figure out what to pack for your family vacation portrait session. It’s not that hard when you break it down simply - check out my tips for dressing for your family portrait session here!
Do you love skiing? Do you have a winter birthday? If so, throwing a retro ski birthday party like my clients Kirsten and Micah did last month maybe the perfect way to celebrate. Whether you are an avid skier, a beginner, love costume parties, or simply enjoy the nostalgic charm of retro ski culture and a good reason to order a bottle or 9 of champagne and fondue, there are plenty of reasons that not only should you throw a retro ski party, but you should hire a professional Tahoe ski photographer to capture it. More from Kirsten's Retro 50th Ski Birthday Party and why you should consider professional photos of you and your friends or family skiing here!
When people choose to become photographers, it’s for the love of it: sharing moments of pure joy at weddings, births, and family sessions. Being the person behind the camera is much more than the art of capturing these moments, though, and it’s important, especially if you’re just starting your photography business, to zoom out and take inventory of the hidden costs of running a photography business.
Soccer Shots is an engaging youth soccer program for children between the ages of 2 and 8. Their message is powerful: to engage children in a fun way with age appropriate play that introduces them to fundamental soccer principles in a safe environment. They are in 200 different cities in North America, including Canada, and they are serious about training their coaches and staff to the highest level to offer an incredible level of service no matter where the location. They are a franchise based brand and their annual franchise owners convention and meeting was held this year at Palisades Tahoe (formerly Squaw Valley) in the Olympic Valley, just outside Truckee, CA. With two high profile keynote speakers they wanted to make sure they had quality images of the event to share for future conferences and events.
June Care Co's team was seeking a Bay Area lifestyle photographer that was "good with kids" for a half day Los Gatos lifestyle photography session that involved 20-25 kids and host moms. June Care Co needed brand lifestyle photography that they could use across all content streams to show off what they do, how they do it, and why it's special. Cue ME. This was an incredibly challenging, yet rewarding commercial job that I am proud to be a part of.
Arts and Recreation is an Austin based full service graphic design studio. While they service many local Austin brands that you may know and love, like Fresa's, Stubb's and Launderette, they were recently hired by Central Texas based snack company Good Call Foods to design and create their branding, packaging and merchandise. As a design firm, Arts & Rec understands the value of dynamic Austin lifestyle brand images. By telling your brand story in a complete and cohesive way, you are creating a unique and powerful impact that drives more sales. Not convinced? Check out their images and story to be swayed.
Branding and lifestyle photography is incredibly important in today’s incredibly competitive market. Stock photos no longer cut it, y’all. I was recently hired by Seattle Gummy Company, in conjunction with Austin-based marketing agency TBD Media, to capture Austin branding photography and lifestyle images that would help them cohesively tell their brand story through their social media channels.
Stop using stock photography to promote your business and let's work together to create custom brand photography that will elevate your business. A strong portfolio equals more customers and helps you have a streamlined look when you promote your business. Want more inspiration? Here's a great example from Sensory Interactive in Austin, TX of why you need custom brand photos and lifestyle brand photography to boost your social media presence.
It seems like there is light at the end of the tunnel and events are starting to be planned again. If you're just starting on your wedding planning journey and looking for a photographer, here are some things to consider and suggestions on what you should (and shouldn't) ask your wedding photographer.
I'm a photographer who promises to cuss only three times in front of your grandma, will throw back tequila shots with you at the end of the night on your dance floor, sends koozies to all my clients, and isn't afraid to tell your Aunt Myra no. My ideal client is adventurous and laid back. They are backyard BBQ-ing whiskey drinking partiers that just want to celebrate their day with the people they love most. They value classic photography and those are 100% the kind of people I attract most often. How do YOU attract your ideal photography clients? Don't worry - this bitch is here to help.