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May 17, 2020

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Reasons creatives need to use stock photography Most creatives are cost-aware and also desire to have upgraded photography for their brands. I recommend using a balance of stock photography and branded photos. You get a specific aesthetic with your branded photos and then allow your branded and promotional images a chance to breathe and be […]

April 23, 2020

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Are you curious about how I take beautiful professional photos?? I was so excited to be asked to be on the Make It Personal Podcast with friend Rowan Vollmer! When she asked me to talk to her about how I take beautiful professional photos I was so excited to share! You can listen to the […]

April 16, 2020

Making Life Beautiful with moments of inspiration

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Get Started in Still Life Product Styling In this post, you can see me on set product styling Jenna Kutcher’s gold necklace where I discuss the basics of prop styling your photo. For our example, I am on a commercial product shoot styling a dainty gold necklace. Inside this post you will get:   Onset […]

March 29, 2020

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2019 for me will always be defined as the year of the epiphany. On December 31st, 2018 I sat at a restaurant to celebrate New Year’s Eve. Tears streaming down my face unable to control myself to stop I knew something was not right. This should have been a large red flag that things in […]

August 31, 2019

Making Life Beautiful with moments of inspiration

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Whitespace is the most productive time of your week and you didn’t even know it. Last night while I was planning out the rest of my week, I planned whitespace in my schedule.  Making sure I have time in my schedule where my brain can catch up and I can decompress. This helps to avoid […]

July 20, 2019

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Clarity of what I want to be allowed me to be a dreamer. To really clarify what it is I wanted to chase I took time to think of the big picture. When I discovered what my why is, I realized that I want to design a better future for myself. I want to be […]

July 2, 2019

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Part 2 “You can work hard to have an easy life or have it easy and a hard life” –Dean Graziosi Next up on the Cuba Diaries is figuring out my why and daily routines! (If you have not read Part one, I encourage you to go back and start there, click here!) Have you […]

June 22, 2019

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Having a hard realization that you are unhappy Part 1 Have you ever in your adult life had a spiritual awakening? In April, I had a spiritual awakening that came with a hard realization. I was unhappy and had been operating for, I’m not even sure how long. With my head down pushing through the […]

June 21, 2019

Making Life Beautiful with moments of inspiration

True story, I came to a breaking point in my career/ life a few times. Little did I know, that these moments were spiritual awakenings. As a result, these moments made me have a drive to change my situation. Looking back, I can see now the problem was I was not managing my time efficiently. […]

February 11, 2019

Making Life Beautiful with moments of inspiration

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Turn any picture into a magnet to make memories last longer. This is a simple DIY that is quick thoughtful gift, fun for the whole family.

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