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Filed in: Family, Session

A part of last year that was particularly difficult was seeing all these babies with parents I knew that I couldn’t see. We FaceTimed, but it wasn’t the same as an in-person snuggle. When vaccines became more widely available, it was joyful to see families reunite and celebrate. Requests for family sessions came in and […]

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Filed in: Business, Food, Session

You always hear that you’ll attract the right client by putting yourself out there. I believed it when I met my client Ashtyn! Ashtyn is a women’s health and wellness coach that was looking for a personal branding photographer to launch her website and programs. She contacted me because she recognized my website designer, shout […]

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Filed in: Business

Visual boards, mood boards, inspiration boards, vision boards come with many different names but the intention is the same. It’s about collecting a group of images that speak to you or your project. Creating visual boards has been really key for me in figuring out what my visual style is and how to communicate with […]

Create Visual Boards with Pinterest

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Filed in: Business, Session

Today’s Personal Branding Session is with Catherine of College Crossroads. She’s an educational consultant in the San Francisco Bay Area. She advises high school students on the college application process. Catherine has moved her services from in-person sessions to a virtual model since early 2020 like many other businesses. Team-Based Approach With new websites, clients […]

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Filed in: Business, Session

See how I put together a personal branding session at Creative Space Studios in Dublin, CA using a client’s Pinterest Boards.

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Filed in: Business, Personal

Since March, I’ve done a lot of home rearrangement and reflection. It has helped me think about the space I have and utilize it in a way that reflects the priorities in my work and life.  It’s allowed me to feel like I’m getting the most out of my square footage living in a small […]

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Filed in: Business, Session

We’ve all seen the use of negative space in photography. Maybe we didn’t realize what it was called, but it’s so common that you have seen it. It’s a technique I use a lot. This post is going to explain why I use negative space purposefully for commercial and branding photography. This is going to […]

How to use Negative space in photography, a blog post

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Filed in: Session

When COVID-19 first hit and things were economically uncertain, I announced a mini product session giveaway for small business owners. It helped boost morale in the creative community in an uncertain time. So shoot is the result of the giveaway. Why product photography is my new love I’ve really fallen in love with product photography […]

Araceli Farms Products

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Filed in: Business

Stock Photos get a bad rap. I’ve heard other photographers say cheap stock photos are ruining the industry. It’s true that stock is a cheaper alternative to custom photography. I wrote a bit about that here. Google prefers original images to stock images.  So you may be asking yourself, why would anyone want to use […]

Guide on how to use stock photos for your business

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Filed in: Business, Session

Lately, I’ve been focused on Commercial Product photography. It’s something I can do while remaining socially distanced. Items can be shipped to me, so I’m able to do the shoots from my home studio. Transitional Time for businesses during COVID-19 More people may be reconsidering what type of work they want to do. If their […]

Commercial product photography

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