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Royal Announcements

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Time for another blog post and today I want to discuss how my business was and is thriving during COVID-19. It hasn’t necessarily been easy or quick, but it has been worth it. This is kind of a build on my previous post where I talk about business lessons learned in 2020. I just want […]

Business

January 21, 2021

How is my Business Thriving During COVID-19?

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Time for another blog post and today I want to talk about business lessons learned in 2020. 2020 has definitely been a challenging year for small businesses. There have been numerous shutdowns and a lot of people haven’t gotten the same amount of customers/clients that they had in 2019. Even though 2020 has been challenging, […]

Personal Branding, Portraits

January 14, 2021

Business Lessons Learned in 2020

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In the famous words of Jay-Z, allow me to re-introduce myself lol. For today’s blog post I just wanted to re-introduce Black Queen Photography (and myself) at the start of 2021. Black Queen Photography is my photography business. I have had my photography business for a little over two years. Who am I you may […]

Personal Branding, Portraits

January 7, 2021

Allow Me to Re-Introduce Myself

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Can you believe it is already the last day of 2020? This has been the longest slowest year so far. While there have been challenges this year, there have definitely been some wins this year. So I wanted to share how 2020 went for me and Black Queen Photography. January: I participated in the Metanoia: […]

Business, Personal Branding, Portraits

December 31, 2020

2020 Recap

San Diego Photographer
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Christmas comes early to San Diego! So I am usually horrible at planning for seasonal content. (One of my goals for 2021 is to do a better job at seasonal content planning.) If I was a better planner, I would have had my holiday content ready at the end of November, but alas, here I […]

Creative Portraits, Portraits

December 11, 2020

Christmas Comes Early

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I had the pleasure of photographing the amazing LaToya of Freed and Powered Up. LaToya is “a survivor/thriv-or of sexual assault and domestic violence.” She is an expert is helping others release triggers and emotional baggage. She works women from all over the world and from all walks of life. Unlike other life coaches who […]

Personal Branding

December 3, 2020

Freed and Powered Up: Branding Session

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Happy Thanksgiving y’all! Today’s blog post is going to be pretty straightforward. I just wanted to share a couple of things that I am thankful for in 2020. I’m thankful for the health of my family and friends. I’ve been blessed that none of my family has been infected with COVID. We’ve all been doing […]

MIscellaneous

November 27, 2020

I’m Thankful For…

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Who doesn’t love a photoshoot full of color? I had the pleasure of photographing a custom dress created by my friend, the amazing Dominique Frazier (aka Dialicious Designs). She made this gorgeous and colorful custom dress and asked me to photograph it. Of course, I had to say yes. I remember seeing a sketch of […]

Portraits

November 19, 2020

In Living Color Photo Shoot

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Let me introduce you to Butler the Don. I had the pleasure of photographing Torrey Butler for his upcoming book release, “Where Do I Go From Here?” I actually know Torrey from my 9-to-5. I was so honored that he asked to photograph these photos because releasing his book has been a goal of his […]

Personal Branding

November 13, 2020

Butler the Don: Where Do I Go From Here?

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Introducing Dr. Maria Uloko, an urologist, female and male sexual medicine, and male infertility fellow. I had the honor of photographing her branding session for her new business. She was actually my first branding client. Dr. Uloko has stated she is a strong advocate for improving the quality of life for her patients by providing […]

Personal Branding

November 5, 2020

Introducing Dr. Maria Uloko

San Diego Personal Brand Photographer
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