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Royal Announcements

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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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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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So today’s blog post is a bit of a throwback Thursday. Today, I want to talk about some photos I took at Mt. Helix Park. If you’re not familiar with San Diego, Mt. Helix Park is located in east county. It has this really cool large cross at the top of the mountain. It has […]

MIscellaneous

October 29, 2020

Mt. Helix Park

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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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Hey everyone! So I wanted to share a fun photo shoot I did a few weeks ago. I am digital/mirrorless photographer. I don’t really ever shoot with film cameras. I like the option to be able to take as many photos as I want without spending a bazillion dollars on film lol. A digital camera […]

Portraits

September 10, 2020

Photographer vs. Disposable Camera

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So I absolutely love to do birthday sessions. It is so much fun to celebrate this special time in a person’s life. I had the privilege of photographing this lovely lady’s birthday session. A’Caila and I connected via Facebook and hit it off immediately. A’Caila was turning her dirty thirty and wanted to have a […]

Portraits

September 3, 2020

A’Caila Birthday Session

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Hey guys! So for today’s blog post, I took a break from photographing clients and used my camera to do some behind the scene videoing for Cat of Cat Warren Photo. Cat was photographing Patty. I am continuing to work on my videography skills so that I can offer that service to potential clients. We […]

Portraits

August 20, 2020

Behind the Scenes with Cat Warren Photo

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Hey everyone! So for today’s blog post, I want to talk about a 24-shot challenge that I did with Cat of Cat Warren Photo and Black male model, Donald Loum. I actually got this idea from the YouTube video that fellow photographer Derrel Ho-Shing. We ended up completing this challenge in the North Park neighborhood […]

Portraits

August 13, 2020

24 Shot Challenge

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