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Being a wannabe air drummer, solicited advice giver, un-compromised Virgo, and Scrabble addict might add up to being a  random blogger. But, don't worry, I focus on the essentials, game-changing truths, and the pretty in this blog. Blogging since 2010, I'm here to express myself like Madonna did in the '80s... but with, you know, less musical talent and more outerwear...

philadelphia branding photographer

I am so excited to share a very special blog post that my client, Mary from Wellness Site Shop, and I collaborated on. It is FILLED to the brim with great tips from Mary herself about how she created her brand from scratch, searched for a photographer, prepared for her branding session with me, and […]

“Travel: The only thing you buy that makes you richer.” Well, friends, it is finally time for a more extensive California post.  On my bucket list for life was the big ticket item of doing a road trip down the Pacific Coast Highway from San Francisco to Los Angeles. For my birthday, my beloved husband […]

“The value of an idea lies in the using of it.” – THOMAS EDISON Entrepreneurs have lots of ideas and while you can’t copyright an idea, you can protect yourself in how you structure your business to use your idea with your unique business process. And if you don’t know how to protect yourself? And […]

“The universe is made of stories.”  -Muriel Rukeyser A branding session for a creative musician — who plays by ear and sings her heart’s songs — should be, well, creative. An organic and botanical outdoor lifestyle session that goes beyond a simple headshot in a studio was just what this musical artist wanted. While she […]

Want to know what experts really mean when they talk about authenticity? UPDATE: When I wrote this blog post, I did know that “authenticity” was having a moment but would never have imagined that the an issue of The Magnolia Journal would feature this very topic. Read Joanna Gaines’ “A Note from Jo on Authenticity” for an […]

Location, location, location… You need new photos and have created a Pinterest board or Instagram collection with all your favorite images that you’ve seen other people do, contacted a photographer, and are already picking out what you’ll wear. But, my friend, where will you have the photos taken? No sweat! I’m here to help you […]

New year = new headshot or portrait It’s a new year! And this means it’s time to update your portrait / headshots or, heck, time to replace your cellphone selfie (#celfie) on LinkedIn with a more “profesh” portrait. Intimidated by the idea of having a headshot session? Want to make sure you think of all […]

Hey, hey! I’m here with my new favorite mocktail, Whole Foods Italian Strawberry Sparkling Mineral Water with a bunch of strawberries and lots of lime juice trying to edit photos like I have four arms (#livingmybestlife) when I was notified by Peerspace that I was voted one of the top ten best lifestyle photographers in […]

This day was truly magical and we loved being a part of it! Can’t wait to share more — stay tuned!

stay tuned to see more of this sweet Philadelphia summer engagement session!