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Personal Branding 101

First things first, what is personal branding? In short, personal branding is the practice of marketing yourself, career, or brand. It means defining who you are by determining your mission and goals as well as […]

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Break free from your do it all yourself prison!

I know how easy it is to get sucked into thinking, “I handle my own social media. I don’t want to add an extra expense to have someone do it for me.” Then you sit […]

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Calling All Models | Model Test Sessions

I am SO excited to get to add a new service to my repertoire. For years I’ve been doing personal branding photography and have loved the opportunity to provide clients with photographs that speak to […]

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Joan of Arc; Gender Non-Conformist

Joan of Arc: gender non-conformist, martyr, or both? Ash Blight, who portrays Joan in this photo essay, has this to say in regards to Joan of Arc, one of history’s most iconic characters: “Joan of […]

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From the Archives, Scheherazade

I love telling stories because I simply love stories. One of my favorites is One Thousand and One Nights; however, we most often know it by the title Arabian Nights. It comes to us in […]

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Nunes -vs- Schiff

“I want nothing. I want nothing. I want no Quid Pro Quo.” – President Donald J. Trump Well, given Trump’s rather disreputable sexual harassment allegations, perhaps he is more versed in the phrase tit for […]

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Little Flame Theater | Nurturing Dreams

Igniting a Flame & Watching it Grow I think that it is any creative’s dream to be part of something from its infancy – to see it grow and take off. I’ve had the honor of […]

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Life Advice From A Sex Worker

One of the people who came over during my Mid-term Election Project (a project created with the goal of giving people a platform to voice their concerns and viewpoints) was Fox Danger. Her copy included […]

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Letting Projects Breathe

Letting Projects Breathe | Following the Process There comes a time on some personal projects when I am not sure about an image. Something about it just doesn’t convey the idea I wanted bring across. […]

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Old Cowboys Never Die.

So goes the saying, one I couldn’t verify or find the root of, but old cowboys never die… they just ride off into the sunset. If you are familiar with westerns, this is a tried […]

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Down Home on the Farm | How to Regain Fresh Perspective

Down Home on the Farm | How to Regain Fresh Perspective As I sat to write today’s post, I was pretty sure it would be about one of the personal projects I’ve done or what […]

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Book Report: We Came From Fire | Joey Lawrence

Book Report: We Came from Fire by Joey Lawrence If you follow portrait photography, you should know the name Joey Lawrence. I first heard about Joey back when Strobist.com was a mecca for flash lighting geeks (yes, […]