2020 has really been something. A dumpster fire is the first description that comes to mind. And as we’re counting down the days until 2021 and a year that will hopefully see some semblance of old norms by the summer, I decided to find and appreciate the good things that happened this year. 2020 has been terrible and stressful and painful in numerous ways, but it’s been pretty incredible too. I didn’t realize how good until I started the annual exercise of reviewing my numbers and budgeting for next year (yes, I’m one of those nerds). Here are some of my top moments of 2020, both photographically and personally.
December 16, 2020
Photography knows no bounds. It is a medium that highlights everything from food to war. Unfortunately, photography has also shown bias in its history. This bias has affected how we photograph BIPOC today and previously. As a photographer, my goal is to show off everyone in their best light; to make my images represent the […]
November 10, 2020
When getting your photos taken, there are things you rely on your photographer to do well: posing, lighting, and composition. As a client and the subject, you should be able to show up and let the magic happen, right? There are several things you can do to prepare for your photo session and make it […]
October 14, 2020
Do you know what to bring to your portrait session? I know, I know – you’re already anxious about looking your best and trying not to look goofy when you pose. Do you really need to worry about more things? By bringing a couple of additional items to your session, though, you can make yourself […]
September 16, 2020
What do you do if it rains on your photoshoot? If you live in Atlanta, you know that the weather is pretty fickle. The saying goes, “If you don’t like the weather, wait 30 minutes.” That’s fine for everyday activities, but what if you have a portrait session scheduled? Do we pack it in? Do […]
August 26, 2020
Alrighty, it’s almost photo time! You’ve picked your portrait session date, we’ve talked about the schedule, where to meet, and brainstormed concepts. There’s a lot going on and I’m sure you’re thinking, “I’m excited, a little nervous, and OMG, WHAT DO I WEAR!?!??!”
July 30, 2020
How hard is it to pick a portrait concept? Where do you find inspiration?! In this post, I’ll walk through sources of inspiration for your portrait session.
June 10, 2020
We’ve all been there. You’re waiting to meet a new person, and you don’t recognize them until they introduce themselves. Why? Their headshot is 5 to 15 years old. This reason is just one of 4 to update your headshot consistently. Want to know the other reasons?
May 14, 2020