Category: For photographers
3 Things That Go Into a Photograph

With cell phones and easy to use point and shoots, almost anyone can take a photo. Social Media is chocked full of digital snapshots of peoples lives. We see decent images everywhere but what makes a good photo great? Believe it or not, photography is a honed in skill that most of us studied.

Think of your favorite photograph. Have you ever thought why it was your favorite. Maybe it’s just “pretty.” Well let’s think about why it was your favorite. What was the lighting like? Did it invoke an emotion? What about the colors?

 

A great photo goes beyond ISO, aperture, and shutter speed. I am only focusing on a few skills that make a great photograph so if you want to read more on how to take a better photograph, read Peta Pixel’s 40 Tips to Take Better Photos.Read More

Why I Love to Shoot in Harsh Noon Light

Hello lovelies!

I am finally able to blog about one of the cutest sessions I did over the summer!  Meet Mckenzie. I met McKenzie on an extremely hot July day in a cute soda shop in Charlotte. Her goal: to have the happiest session ever. Goal accomplished!

We ran around with a watermelon, sunflowers, and skateboards. I also discovered one a new favorite portrait location. The Gelato place in the middle of the shopping center is gorgeously white and has the coolest little spots to shoot in. The owner is super friendly and has amazing gelato. I tried the lemon ricotta. I highly recommend!Read More

Standing Out in an Oversaturated Market

I’m pretty sure you’ve noticed some changes over here in my photography world. I rebranded, got a new website, and started shooting some things that are out of the norm for me. As part of my rebrand, I decided it was time for something a little more sexy. Meet Madison. We decided to do a sexy Guess inspired shoot.

In this post, I am focusing on ways my rebranding helped me stand out in the Charlotte market. There are some simple things you can do to get more conversions and clients. Read More