The hidden costs of running a photography businesses (and why you should take them seriously)

By |October 17th, 2022|Photography, Tips, Tips for Creatives, wedding, Wedding Planning|

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.

Palisades Tahoe Event Photographer | Soccer Shots

By |July 26th, 2022|California, Commercial Photography, Event Photos, Marketing, Photography|

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.

Bay Area Lifestyle Photographer | June Care Co

By |July 11th, 2022|Commercial Photography, Marketing, Photography|

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.

Austin Lifestyle Brand Photography | Arts & Rec

By |July 4th, 2022|Commercial Photography, Marketing, Photography, texas|

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.

Austin Branding Photography | Seattle Gummy Co

By |June 13th, 2022|Commercial Photography, Marketing, Photography, texas|

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.

Austin Commercial Lifestyle Photography | Sensory Interactive

By |January 17th, 2022|Austin, Commercial Photography, Marketing, Photography|

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.

What to (and what not to) ask your potential wedding photographer

By |April 26th, 2021|Photography, Tips, wedding, Wedding Planning|

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.

How to Attract Your Ideal Photography Clients

By |October 12th, 2020|Commercial Photography, Photography, Tips, Tips for Creatives, wedding|

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.

Love Yo-Self! Why You Need Boudoir Photos Right NOW!

By |October 3rd, 2018|Boudoir, Feminism, mini-session, Photography, Portrait, Self Love|

Self-love is not just the latest hipster fad. With our 24-hour access to social media and the constant ability to compare ourselves and our bodies to the so-called “perfect” shape or size, it is easy to fall into the trap of the search for perfectionism. Click here to find out why you need to treat yourself to boudoir photos today!

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