Ivy Hageman Branding Photography Session

I was so excited to photograph Ivy Hageman for her new website, because I believe so strongly in everything she is doing. She has been through so much herself, including chronic illness, eating disorders, and a herpes diagnosis, and has found a way to turn around and help others. Often, we are encouraged to keep these issues quiet, but she is speaking out boldly, because as she says, “We heal by not hiding.”

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How to Prepare for Your Branding Photography Consultation

Before we do your branding session, we will get together for a consultation. We’ll ask each other questions, plan the details of the shoot, and this is your chance to tell me all about your business that you’ve worked so hard to create. Here are some ways to help you prepare for our consultation!

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2017 Shoot and Share Contest

Putting your work out there to be judged can be terrifying. Yet tens of thousands of photographers were brave enough to enter hundreds of thousands of photos in this year's Shoot and Share Contest. It's a free (!) photo contest where you can enter photos in a variety of categories and the results are decided by weeks of public voting.

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Linda Azar Metalsmith

I think in photographs. When I hear about a brand and the creator behind the brand, I am already visualizing what their photo campaign would look like. Linda needed photos of her jewelry on models, and it was fun to work with her to create images that fit her brand and website. Together, and with the help of a team of other strong talented women, we created and styled this shoot.

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Romantic Portraits

“Know your own happiness. You want nothing but patience- or give it a more fascinating name, call it hope." -Jane Austen, Sense & Sensibility

I thought about filling this post with Jane Austen quotes and calling it a day. That would have made me really happy. But it makes me happier to do a shout out to the lovely ladies who made these portraits come to life.

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