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As business owners, it really doesn’t take long before your find yourself needing to respond to difficult clients or drafting difficult emails. That’s why I created these email templates for business owners from my own responses to challenging situations. You may find yourself in challenging situations with employees, contractors, or clients. Frustrations will arise and […]

Difficult Email Templates for Business Owners

August 25, 2022

Between Brand Shoots? Use my brand photography tips to learn to DIY your product photography or brand flat lays like a pro. Let’s face it. Life – as a business owner – is hectic. And sometimes booking a brand shoot with a popular Austin brand photographer means booking months in advance. In the meantime, you […]

5 Easy Steps To Take Your Own Brand Product Photos

July 28, 2022

When Taylor reached out about finally being ready to invest in personalized brand photos for her Austin real estate business, I was excited for her and I both! It’s more clear than ever that Austin is one of the most competitive housing markets in the U.S. And according to the the Austin Board of Realtors, […]

Realtor’s Personal Brand Photo Session at Stunning Austin Home

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July 22, 2022

Your Body Talks There are many secrets to achieving great brand photography, but knowing how to communicate with your body is the most important one. Have you ever gone to someone’s bio or LinkedIn and thought, “Nope.” You wrote them off immediately. Do you know why?  Even though you might not be able to put […]

Brand Photography Secrets: How to Use Body Language In Your Photos To Get What You Want

June 23, 2022

As temperatures start to rise, three little words make their reappearance. Hot brand summer. They’re short, they’re sassy, they’re not going anywhere. Everywhere you look you see the same phrase. In memes, songs, Instagram captions, and more. The term “hot girl summer” has become synonymous with confidence, authenticity, and fun. Megan Thee Stallion first came […]

How To Have A Hot Brand Summer

May 27, 2022

Search Engine Optimization. If you’re anything like me, the first time you heard these words, your eyes glazed over. You thought, “Oh, that’s something for engineers and techy people to worry about.” Is SEO for creatives really needed? But the longer you’ve been in business, the more you’re realizing…maybe SEO is something YOU should be […]

SEO For Creatives: A Beginner’s Guide

April 27, 2022

When starting my creative business, I went to a sales tax seminar one time, and the expert leading there said, “It’s your business to know your business.” And that stuck with me – because I didn’t yet feel like I really knew my business. I mean I knew how to plan a super creative shoot. […]

How To Run A Creative Business: An Essential Guide for Entrepreneurs

March 25, 2022

Recently, a client expressed to me her disappointment when I didn’t do more retouching to her photo than I had. But the things she wanted to change gave me pause. To change these things would feel…dishonest.  Luckily, I already knew how I stand on the issue. But there was a time when I didn’t. Now […]

How To Define Your Business Ethics (PLUS My Photo Editing Ethics)

February 24, 2022

You’ve got to check out this personal brand photoshoot for Michelle, owner of Austin’s first plant truck! This brand session is full of greenery, joy, and is sure to be a plant-lover’s delight. Turns out this day was one of the hottest days in Austin. You can’t tell by looking at her brand imagery, but […]

Austin Plant-Lover’s Personal Brand Photoshoot

February 7, 2022

You’ve booked your first brand photoshoot, or you’ve considered booking it, but you see we also provide hair and makeup. Unexpectedly, you start to feel concerned. You think you’d feel more comfortable doing your own hair and makeup or going to a makeup artist that you’ve visited before.  You think, “Don’t I already know what […]

Why You Should Use Your Brand Photographer’s Hair and Make-up Team for your Photoshoot (Instead of DIYing Or Hiring Someone Else)

January 27, 2022