Wonder is the Gateway to Creativity

Wonder is the Gateway to Creativity

Wonder is my word for 2018. I love photography, but the area that has intimidated me the most is lighting. When my photography friend, Alexis, came to visit for a faux workshop, I wondered what it would be like to experiment with dramatic lighting and my color gels....

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Top 5 Personal Branding Mistakes

Top 5 Personal Branding Mistakes

Personal branding has the power to greatly augment your success. It can set you apart from your competition, it can establish your credibility in your field, and it can be what cements relationships between you and your clients. It’s everything that you...

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Bathing Suits – Strut or Run?

Bathing Suits – Strut or Run?

While I love summer and the opportunity to enjoy a vacation, it can also bring on the dreaded bathing suit season. I grew up with a swimming pool in my backyard -- I love to swim, dive and feel the buoyancy of the water. However, I've historically been...

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Overcoming the Fear of Failure

Overcoming the Fear of Failure

For many of us, “failure” is a big scary word that, especially as creators and entrepreneurs, is something we try to avoid at all costs -- for our self-worth, for our dreams, for our livelihoods. What if we looked at failure differently, though? What if we...

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Step One to Achieving Your Dreams

Step One to Achieving Your Dreams

We all have dreams. Some dreams get actualized and others seem too big and overwhelming to achieve. I have a secret dream to go hang out with the orcas. I would love to photograph them and commune with them. I'm intimidated by my dream because what if I go all the way...

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Continuing Your Education

Continuing Your Education

You might think that after years of schooling, college, earning degrees and certifications, your education is complete, but not so fast! Industries progress, technology advances, and what we learn earlier in our careers often needs some refreshing. I make...

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5 Life Lessons Photography Taught Me

5 Life Lessons Photography Taught Me

I've learned a number of teachings from practicing photography that can be applied to everyday life. Below is a my collection of top 5 life lessons photography taught me that I would like to share with my fellow entrepreneurs!   #1 - Be present in this...

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