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Props can be just what you need to bring your personal branding shoot to life. Even the smallest prop can help tell your story. It can also reflect your personal style, which will give people a better idea of what you and your brand are all about. Pinterest is a great resource if you’re looking for […]

Business, Personal Branding

July 13, 2021

4 Prop Ideas for Your Personal Brand Shoot

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The location of your personal branding shoot helps tell your story. It will also play a role in the first impression you create and what type of client you attract.  When you think about personal branding photography, a studio setting is usually what jumps to mind. However, this is only one of the many options […]

Business, Personal Branding

July 6, 2021

Does My Personal Branding Shoot Need to Be In a Studio?

San Diego Personal Brand Photographer
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So I had the pleasure of doing a product shoot with Dialicious Designs this past weekend and it was a blast! I’ve worked with Dominique of Dialicious Designs before (check out this blog post of a shoot I did with one of her designs), but this was the first time I’ve worked with her to […]

Business, Personal Branding

June 17, 2021

Product Shoot with Dialicious Designs

San Diego Personal Brand Photographer
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Happy first Thursday in March! We are finally starting to leave winter and slowly start heading into spring. In order to get ready for spring, I want to talk about how I plan to attack my spring cleaning for my business. I think spring cleaning for business is so important because it helps me stay […]

Business

March 4, 2021

Spring Cleaning for my Photography Business

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What is a day in the life of Black Queen Photography you may ask? In a previous blog post, I wrote about how I balanced my 9-to-5, my small business, and family. So I wanted to share with y’all how a day in my life goes down during the week. So there you have it. […]

Business

February 25, 2021

Day in the Life of Black Queen Photography

San Diego Personal Brand Photographer
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Hey guys! It’s Tcha (pronounced Shay) of Black Queen Photography. I just wanted to do a quick post where I share three fun facts about Black Queen Photography. The name Black Queen Photography has a double meaning. So I choose the name Black Queen Photography for two reasons. One is well obvious…I’m Black and I’m […]

Business, Personal Branding

February 4, 2021

Three Fun Facts About Black Queen Photography

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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

San Diego Portrait 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

San Diego Portrait Photographer - Black Queen Photography
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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

San Diego Portrait Photographer - Black Queen Photography
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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

San Diego Personal Brand Photographer
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