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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

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

December 29, 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

I work with business owners to help them enrich their online presence with personal brand photography and from time to time, potential clients will ask me: What do you think about using Stock Photography to hold me over for awhile? I have some opinions on the matter of opting for stock imagery over personal brand […]

Can Stock Images Compete with Personal Brand Photography?

August 3, 2021

For her personal brand session, we incorporated her love for plants and floral elements and her beloved brand “mascot”, her dog, Yoda, into her brand photography session. Heather is a bright and quirky person so her photos needed to reflect that. We wanted her session to be creative and personal and to show her heart for animals, her love for the environment, and how these things influence her beauty standards and approach to her services.

Austin Brand Photos for Cruelty-Free Beauty Brand

June 1, 2021

Maybe you think photos of yourself never turn out well (I have a way of helping you show up beautifully and naturally on camera). Or maybe you’re someone, like Monique here, who has never even had as she put it, “proper photos taken”. Let’s change that.

Light-Hearted Brand Session for Vegan Blogger | Austin Brand Photographer for Women

February 8, 2021

If you’re wondering whether to photograph your personal branding photos on location or in my Austin studio, my typical response is usually…

“Well, it depends.”

Read the pros and cons of shooting on-location and see some more from this amazing Austin Branding Boardwalk Session.

Where to Take Your Austin Brand Photos

September 29, 2020

Aparna is a local Austin artist who primarily works with oil paints and graphite. For your Brand Photo Session, we create a visual story that encapsulates who you are and what you do. Here you get a sense of who Aparna is as an artist— what kind of work she creates, what inspires her. We get a glimpse into her studio space, her work tools, the way she approaches and creates her artwork, even how she moves.

Your photos often set the first impression you make on your audience. They are a main point of connection and if they’re done well, they help you build trust and establish credibility in your field and your little corner of the internet.

Austin Branding Photography | Brand Photo Shoot for Austin Artist | Why Brand Photos Matter

May 28, 2020

Handling the imposter monster. See how one client said she left feeling so much more confident in her life and business after her Austin Branding Session.

Austin Brand Photographer | Yes, You Are Worth It

March 4, 2020