Being Adaptable — Hampton Roads Photographer

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One thing I have had to learn over the years is how important it is to be adaptable as a photographer. While consistency in product is key, being able to adapt to conditions or a client’s vision is key. Remote Employees I have worked with a lot of clients who have home offices in different … Read more Being Adaptable — Hampton Roads Photographer

Utilizing The Studio — Hampton Roads Photographer

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In February, I became co-owner of The Studio Hampton Roads along with fellow photographer and friend, Samantha Fehling of Sami Roy Photography! It has been a whirlwind adventure to say the least and so amazing. The Studio provides me with a space to work and create that is my own but is also a separate … Read more Utilizing The Studio — Hampton Roads Photographer

Locker Room Bridal Portraits at Greenbrier Country Club — Hampton Roads Photographer

Recently, I was lucky enough to capture the incredibly special wedding of two AMAZING people! It was a fun-filled, slightly hectic day but oh so amazing. I couldn’t help but laugh as I was going through photos though… So, almost everyone plans their wedding day down to the minute. But very rarely does everything pan out … Read more Locker Room Bridal Portraits at Greenbrier Country Club — Hampton Roads Photographer

Capturing Your Family’s Character — Hampton Roads Photographer

I really love when I get clients who are able to make time for a full session, especially when they have little guys! This gives me the time to get to know their family and capture who they really are in a comfortable setting. The standard posed family photos can be great, but it’s soooo … Read more Capturing Your Family’s Character — Hampton Roads Photographer

Habesha Momma Final Mile — Hampton Roads Photographer

I would like to use my blog as a platform to discuss an amazing cause brought to light by some amazing women here in Hampton Roads. Habesha Momma is a non-profit organization with the slogan: Changing Lives, Transforming Furtures. And that is exactly what they are doing in so many ways. In November of 2015, they … Read more Habesha Momma Final Mile — Hampton Roads Photographer

Authentic Family Photos – Hampton Roads Photographer

Sometimes sessions don’t go exactly how you plan them to… You spend hours picking out the perfect outfit, browsing through Pinterest for cute poses, picking up balloons, getting the dog groomed, and getting everyone ready. Then you show up to a cold, windy beach and the moment your child steps out of the car…they scrape … Read more Authentic Family Photos – Hampton Roads Photographer

Virginia Miss Amazing 2017 – Hampton Roads

This was my second year photographing the Virginia Miss Amazing Pageant. To say these girls are inspiring is an understatement. I always leave the event feeling so excited and motivated. This year’s organizer, Sharon Turner, did an amazing job organizing this special event. “Miss Amazing is a nationwide program that provides opportunities for girls and women … Read more Virginia Miss Amazing 2017 – Hampton Roads

How to Use Professional Headshots for Your Business – Hampton Roads Photographer

I have had several clients tell me, “I have my professional headshots…now what?” It’s important to realize all the different benefits professional headshots can bring to your business. You should consider the headshot expense as part of your marketing strategy. 1. Social Media Social media is probably the number one place my clients display their professional … Read more How to Use Professional Headshots for Your Business – Hampton Roads Photographer

How to Achieve an Effective Professional Headshot – Hampton Roads Photographer

Your professional headshot tells potential clients who you are and what you do. You want to make sure that it reflects your personality and attracts the types of clientele you are looking for. One of the most common mistakes I see with professional headshots is that they can be too uniform. People put too much effort … Read more How to Achieve an Effective Professional Headshot – Hampton Roads Photographer

Getting Ready for Your Family Session — Hampton Roads Photographer

Getting ready for a family session can be stressful, but it doesn’t need to be! Here are some tips to have a successful family session… 1. Let Your Children Dress Comfortably. Tight collars, bowties, lacy dresses…they are all so cute but can be oh so uncomfortable. I LOVE LOVE LOVE adorable children in adorable outfits, … Read more Getting Ready for Your Family Session — Hampton Roads Photographer

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