One of the toughest tasks when photographing any brand is making sure you’re on the same page as your client. If you’re speaking different languages, then the images won’t be useful. Communication is key.
March 19, 2019
I got super lucky when I bought my house in 2018 for many reasons. One of the best? My photographer friend Molly Weir lived right down the street! Cue endless photography, Harry Potter, Marvel nerd chats, and impromptu photo sessions!
March 12, 2019
I was really blown away when I got this inquiry. I had actually contacted Jasmine’s sister about her interior decorating business and helping her with images for her website and social media. A few days after that initial conversation and Jasmine gave me a shout about doing engagement photos for her and her fiance, JC. […]
December 20, 2018
How often do you find yourself distracted or looking at a mountain of activities with no idea where to start? Do you ever start working on a blog post or editing a design, then you get an email notification, and the next thing you know you’ve searched Google for an hour to answer that client, only to realize you missed your window to finish that original task – which was – wait, what was I working on again?
December 18, 2018
An afternoon of jazz with local Atlanta musician and director Marshall Smith along Krog Street Market and Tunnel
September 19, 2018
I’m often terrified when an engagement client asks to do a themed shoot. It’s either going to be amazing or not with no middle ground. The trick with themed photo shoots of any kind is that you have to NAIL IT for it to look anywhere close to good. After being told their idea, I nearly jumped out of my chair screaming, “YES! Let’s do it!”
July 29, 2018
One of the more challenging things when working on location is figuring out where my subjects should change their clothes. It’s a bit harrowing. So if there isn’t a dressing room handy, how can you change outfits without becoming a momentary exhibitionist?
June 15, 2018
“We don’t really like posed photos; we really want a lot of candid shots.” – Every engaged or soon to be married couple – Ever. I agree that truly candid images are hands down, the best. But when looking at a wedding gallery, or any non-studio based session, how many of those candid shots are actually candid?
May 29, 2018
Brand portrait sessions are all about capturing my client’s personalities, which I find is best done through sharing stories. I always end up amazed by my clients. Sometimes there are quirks that make me do the confounded doggie head tilt, but usually, it’s, “DUDE! That’s awesome!” Other times it’s a moment to be snarky and […]
May 14, 2018
I’ve known Alyssa since middle school. When I heard that Blake had finally popped the question and Alyssa had finished filling me in on the story – I immediately offered to do their engagement session. When they asked for an artsy, urban look – I knew the perfect location.
February 21, 2018
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