Picture this: you reached out to your favorite brands, tapped all your connections, talked to all the local restaurants. And then one day, it finally happens. Somebody wants to hire you. You found the client, the hard part is done, right? Now what’s next? Crap. You don’t have the first idea where to start! In this post, I put together a simple process to onboard new clients that works for me
You know that last minute trip to the grocery store that really sets you back a couple of hours? Or having to reshoot client images because you didn’t have a shot list to work from?
Well, say goodbye to your old way of working and hello to the more organised version of you. You’re just going to love this checklist.
I am sure you have heard of personal branding before. It is kind of a buzzword these days and you see it peppered into pins on Pinterest, in your favorite podcast, and and quite a few Instagram Stories. You probably think that branding doesn’t apply to you but only to large companies and, well, brands. […]
I met my husband in Thailand when we were 2 expats working as scuba diver instructors. We lived there for 7 years, and when we decided to leave, we had no savings and left with 8 boxes, 2 suitcases, 2 dive bags and 2 cats (yes, you read that right).
Okay, I know talking about client management systems and automation and organization in general is not very sexy for a lot of people (it is for me, but I am a bit of a geek…). But how does having more time and being able to drinks Maï Thaï on the beach sound? A lot more sexy, right? Well, this might just be what you get if you start using a Client Management System. Maybe the beach and the drink is pushing it, but I promise you that it will save A LOT of time.
Whether you are shooting your own products or shooting for a client, you must be able to produce professional product images that will attract customers. Carefully planned and executed product styling will ensure your images will communicate the brand values as well as create a representation of a lifestyle that will attract the brand’s ideal customer.
There are many things that come together to create good food photography: your photography skills, good use of the light, some cooking knowledge. But one of the most important skill is one that is often overlooked: your food styling skills can make or break an image.
When I arrived in D.C.with my husband in 2012, I had no idea what I was going to do. The plan was for me to go back to “school” and for my husband to find a job that could sustain us both. But as I was trying to figure out what to go back to […]
2018 started off pretty low. I was barely making ends meet, and the little bit I was bringing combined with my husband’s salary was just enough to get us through the month, which is a little bit scary when you have a 18 month old to feed. We had decided a few months before that […]