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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 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

Everything You Wanted to Know (But Were Afraid to Ask) About Your First Branding Photo Shoot By this point, you’ve realized brand photography is good for business, especially in Austin. Able to make a world of difference for your brand, your brand photos can establish your credibility in the online marketplace and build that oh, […]

FAQs for Personal Brand Photoshoot

Austin, TX Brand Photographer, Alicia Leigh, photographing a smiling florist as she creates a floral arrangement during her personal brand photo session in the photographer's studio.

December 29, 2021

Choosing between a Brand Photographer and a Portrait Photographer (Who Also Does Branding)? Read This First. At some point in this entrepreneurship journey, you realized that you needed to show your face more. Word on the street is it’s crucial for building that like/know/trust factor that gets paying clients in the door. Now every other […]

Brand Photographer or a Portrait Photographer?

A woman pots a plant in soil as she sits on the floor at her Austin Brand Photoshoot.

October 25, 2021

When you avoid the common mistakes I see in brand photography time and time again, you help positively position yourself and you stand out from the crowd. Brand photography is an essential part of your business, so take the time to give your photoshoot the thought and care it deserves. Whether you’re preparing to work […]

Common Brand Photography Mistakes to Avoid

common brand photography mistakes to avoid

September 8, 2021

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My Favorite Client Management System

August 10, 2021