a brand photographer and astrologer for playful, quirky folks who are ready to shine brightly as their full, unapologetic selves.
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On my first call with Lisa, I knew I was working with someone special. Gearing up for her Vienna, Virginia spa’s 17 year anniversary, which she founded after a full career in the corporate world, she was ready to capture the vibe of the amazing retreat she had built in the community. IDENTIFYING THE GAPS […]
When you’re looking to hire a photographer to take marketing photos for your small business, it can be hard to distinguish which service aligns best with your needs. Do I need lifestyle portraits? A personal branding session? Headshots? Content creation? 🤔 😵💫 😓 HELP!! While you search, you’ll find photography jargon that isn’t clearly defined […]
Brand photography is a major business investment. It isn’t cheap and it shouldn’t be! And you definitely don’t want to spend thousands of dollars just to feel like you didn’t get your money’s worth after the fact! There’s a saying in Spanish that I always think about: “el perezoso trabaja el doble.” It means “lazy […]
Stock photography is a powerful tool to help new businesses, start ups, and solopreneurs kick start their digital marketing and simplify content creation. AND, Stock photography is captured to appeal to a wide variety of people. As such, it can be bland, inoffensive, and forgettable. Generic stock photography fades into the background. Your brand deserves […]
I will not hesitate to tell you why strategic and intentional Brand Photography is so transformative for your business! Intentional Brand photography… This all sounds amazing! But…are you ready for this step? Because here’s the thing. Brand photography – the good kind, that is – is really expensive. As it should be! I could go […]
identifying the gaps When April came to me in need of new brand photos, she was wrapping up a dance school season at her studio in McLean, Virginia, Destiny Dance. She had a website full of stock images that were generic and unspecific. She had a social media page full of really effective cell phone […]
Marketing advice these days is centered around creating a personal brand. There’s plenty of data that supports this advice, since people are likely to invest in businesses they connect with and trust. AND, this can be really scary for folks who are deeply introverted, camera-shy, or otherwise uncomfortable showing their face online. But here’s the […]
How I approached my own brand photography session as a brand photographer, including tips and suggestions to make yours great, too!