Never underestimate your friends to be your first clients. I read that somewhere and to this day, it still rings true. My first important (and paying) client came to me through a referral who was a mutual friend. My client was also a great acquaintance of mine who was in the midst of kicking off her own business. That’s the great part about creative minds, they thrive on other creative ideas and when you bring them together, that’s when the magic happens. Never underestimate
It is still year 2 of my 5 year plan to become a flourishing, successful photographer. But like many photographers, I'm usually running into spurts of time that are void of any clients, events or simply a lack of inspiration or motivation. Photography is art, it is life in motion frozen and held to one moment of time and it takes a great deal of will power to muster up the courage to get out there and do your best. One of the items that I can attest to working on in these spu
Whether you've found yourself reading this as a bride browsing perfectly styled bridal portraits, or just looking for some inspiration to bring to your next shoot as the photographer I have a short collection of tips for a smoothly run, easily done bridal shoot. If you're the bride… 1. Allow yourself enough time to search, buy and alter a wedding gown. Your dress is the one of the most artistic elements of your big day and getting into tip top shape for pictures can take many
No, I didn't have a child! A couple I knew had a new baby and discovered I recently started Honest Reflections, my own photography business. As a favor to get my portfolio started, they let me come to their home and take pictures with my new Canon 7D (which is a mac daddy piece of equipment, by the way.) Excitedly, I agreed. What was one baby, now turned out to be 3 children. Learn by doing I told myself. If I learned one thing that day it was, children are so… unpredictable!
Yes, that may be my style everyone. The freedom to photograph anything you see fit. Click away! Because isn't that all it really is at the end of the day when you're a photographer? Whether you're grabbing life as it happens as a hobby or capturing life through passion and combined you make a professional, there is a unique vision in the heart of every lens. Every moment holds truth. It is what we stand on when all else fails. How blessed can we be, knowing an instant of pure