welcome to the blog

personal brand and product photography for small business.

Take your own product photos with kids

are you struggling to take your own product photos at home? Take your own product photos. Sounds easy, right? Unless you have little kids around grabbing all the things or needing you! I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, if something is important enough, you find a way to make it happen. You […]

Plate with soap on it

Brands

view post

5 Steps to a Successful Brand Shoot

Custom, professional photos will elevate your brand, communicate clearly with your customers, and help take your already incredible business to the next level! So how do you make sure you have a successful shoot? From working with clients, I have learned that successful shoots all have a handful of things in common, and I’ve developed […]

Brands, Education

view post

Rhonda At Home | Personal Brand Photo Props

Rhonda’s At-Home Brand Session | Personal Brand Photo Props Your personal brand should reflect you! One way to ensure your photos look like you, is to use personal brand photo props that feel like you! If you’re not shooting in your home, like Rhonda did for her photos, bring props from home. Use props and […]

Uncategorized

view post

Where to Use Brand Photos – Primrose Lane Farm

Brand photos – I talk a lot about creating content for social media, but there are so many places to use your professional photos. You can use them: In a newsletter or other email marketing On your packaging or product tags Blog Posts Thank you cards Business cards Profile Photos Instagram Post Trade show banners […]

Primrose Lane Farm Alberta flower farm

Uncategorized

view post

Primrose Flower Farm | Southern Alberta Brand Photographer

There is nothing better than visiting a client’s website and seeing their new brand photos up! Check out Primrose Lane’s website!    I was able to shoot these images on a perfect night – one of the most beautiful nights of the summer! I got to see and photograph in her greenhouse, which is a […]

Primrose Farm Aug2020

Brands, Business, Commercial

view post

Action Cures Fear.

      Action Cures Fear. I’m still learning this! I made plans for a big exciting project months ago that I’ve been thinking about for awhile. I broke it down and created a list of action items and a timeline. And then I did almost nothing about it. Oh I had good excuses, like, […]

Business, Education, Personal

view post

Ash + Twig | Brand Photography

Ash & Twig | Brand Photography: Joylynn is the founder and maker at Ash & Twig!  She loves keeping everything earthy, grounded, simple and natural as she can. One of the reasons she started making soap was because she hadn’t found a soap scented with essential oils that actually smelled good and worked well. And […]

Plate with soap on it

Brands, Business, Commercial

view post

Hunchie Shop | Lethbridge Product Photography

do you love that scrunchies are back? Carleen owns a small shop, called Hunchie Shop, based in Calgary. She has the best prints and quality. I have way too many favorites! These photos were of her two latest lines, Tropical Safari and Luxe Neutrals. When she initially contacted me for product photos, I was so […]

Brands, Commercial

view post

zyia activewear | southern alberta brand shoot

Meet Alyssa: Alyssa is a fun, energetic Zumba instructor and she wears and sells Zyia activewear. As a busy mom of 2, she wanted photos for her Instagram feed to show off her lifestyle and products. Our goals for this lifestyle product shoot were first to show how inclusive Zyia is – that they have […]

Brands, Commercial

view post

6 Secrets to a Successful Product Shoot

Your product photos sell your product – so how do you make sure you get the best product photos?  Based on my experience with clients who run product-based businesses, I have discovered 6 secrets to a successful product shoot: Vision/A Goal What is your goal for these photos? This helps us narrow down how and […]

Brands, Commercial, Education

view post