3 Tips for How to Dress for Your Personal Brand Headshots

3 Tips for How to Dress for Your Personal Brand Headshots

What should I wear for my photo shoot? I get asked this question so many times by my potential clients.  While I am by no means a stylist, after assisting a few photographers on their shoots and coordinating plenty of my own,  I feel that there are a few guidelines that you should go by when deciding how to dress for your personal branding or headshot photo shoot.

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Case Study: Parfait Lingerie Social Media Flat Lays

Case Study: Parfait Lingerie Social Media Flat Lays

This has been the year of the flat lay for me. I was making the decision whether I should start offering flat lay photography services when I was contacted by California lingerie brand, Parfait Lingerie, a sophisticated lingerie line found in Nordstrom, Kohls, Lord & Taylor, Belk and David’s Bridal. Their marketing manager that contacted me said she found me through intense Googling and found my portfolio to be the best for fashion and beauty. Guess the SEO from this post helped out! They were in search of a photographer that could take photographs of their lingerie surrounded by props such as cosmetics, flowers, perfume, etc, in typical flat lay fashion plus plain product shots on white for their social media for 40 sets of bras and panties.

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Case Study: The Hat Logic Blogger Photoshoot

Case Study: The Hat Logic Blogger Photoshoot

Jordan Chapman is an Atlanta-based fashion blogger and photographer. She came to me to shoot specifically for her blog, The Hat Logic, where she needed additional help shooting new content for both her blog and social media content. She knew of me before she knew I was a photographer, and ended up meeting through our mutual blogger friend, Anastasia of Greige Market.  As we became better friends, she wanted to shoot with me, but our schedules never previously lined up.

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How to make sure your photos are always in focus

How to make sure your photos are always in focus

Technical skill is the number one struggle beginners have when it comes to learning photography. Learning how to adjust your camera settings, what a good composition is and exposure are some problems you might be experiencing. One of my biggest struggles when I first started was making sure my photos were in focus. As someone who can’t see my hand in front of my face without my contacts or glasses, I constantly had blurry photos. I also have the world’s shakiest hands which didn’t help the blurry photo equation. Through trial and error I found these 4 tips and tools to help me create clear and crisp photographs.

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10 things I wish I knew before I became a photographer

10 things I wish I knew before I became a photographer

When I first became a photographer I had no idea what I was doing. When I first started learning how to photograph it was tons of trial and error. I was just hoping that I could find a way to make a living off of doing what I loved. As I’ve grown in my craft and in my business I’ve advanced in my photography skills and in my knowledge about the business. As I continue on with my journey I wanted to share with you 10 things I’ve learned and wish I would’ve known when I became a photographer paired with a few fun gifs.

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6 Go-To Resources For Photography

6 Go-To Resources For Photography

Since my college years are well behind me, I’m no longer accustomed to getting my photography knowledge in a classroom setting. Nowadays I’m up all night on the Internet to stay up to date on trends in photography, as well as learn new things about lighting, equipment and shooting techniques. Since I’m all about sharing the wealth when it comes to knowledge, here are a few of my favorite websites for learning about photography:

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The #1 myth that’s stopping you from better photography

The #1 myth that’s stopping you from better photography

The #1 myth that’s stopping you from achieving photography is something that everyone falls prey to, including myself. You may be starting out small with just a camera phone, a point and shoot or maybe even an entry-level DSLR and you’re thinking that you won't be able to create the photos you need with the low budget equipment you have. WRONG. Here is why you shouldn’t let your lack of equipment stop your photography.

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