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Royal Announcements

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So I had some fun this past weekend and did a thrift shop/retro photo shoot with Dacara (www.instagram.com/dacarabutmakeitvintage). This was a fun little photoshoot that I’ve had in mind for awhile. I met Dacara through Instagram and I absolutely loved her style. We decided to go to a local Goodwill for find the outfits. I […]

Creative Portraits, Portraits

February 20, 2021

Thrift Shop Retro Photo Shoot

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I often have a lot people ask me how do I stay motivated with a 9-to-5, small business, and family. Let me tell you, it is not an easy thing to do and I don’t always do it perfectly lol. That being said, I wanted to share some things I do to keep myself motivated […]

Business, Portraits

February 18, 2021

How Do I Stay Motivated with a 9-to-5, Small Business, and Family?

Color Joy Planner Stock Photo
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You may be wondering why you should book a maternity session. As you’re preparing for your new little one, you probably have a to-do list that’s a mile long! From getting the nursery ready to packing your hopsital bag, there’s just so much to do. You may think that maternity photos are just another item […]

Maternity, Portraits

February 1, 2021

Why You Should Book a Maternity Session

San Diego Maternity Photographer
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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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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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I had the pleasure of creating a “jewels of the desert” photoshoot for me a few other photographers. I actually got the idea from a client photoshoot I did out a Glamis Sand Dunes. (You can check out that blog post here.) This time, I decided to bring a few friends with me. Que of […]

Creative Portraits, Portraits

October 22, 2020

Jewels of the Desert Photo Shoot

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Black Girl Magic in the Desert! So I had the pleasure of photographing the stunning Tiffany for her birthday. I actually photographed her mother’s 50th birthday about a year ago. Tiffany reached out and wanted to do her birthday session at Glamis. For those of you that don’t know, Glamis is a desert location about […]

Portraits

October 1, 2020

Black Girl Magic in the Desert

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