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Royal Announcements

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With us still in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, I just wanted to share some things I do to protect my clients during their photography session. 1. Wear PPE. As a reminder, COVID-19 can be passed on even when a person is asymptomatic. The best practice to implement is always wearing a mask during photo shoots. I will […]

Business

January 28, 2021

How I Protect Clients 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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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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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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