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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).

March 6, 2019

Best affordable lens for food photography - Frenchly Photography by Fanette Rickert

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.

February 26, 2019

Best Client Management System for your Photography business - Frenchly Photography

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 […]

January 16, 2019

Bright Farms - Food Photography - Frenchly Photography

Deciding to shift from graphic designer to pursue a career as a professional photographer full time was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. It was an easy decision, but the process of getting there wasn’t easy. Photography requires a lot of passion to keep at it — you have to show up everyday and practice […]

January 22, 2018

professional photographer

A few weeks ago I received an email from my photography agency asking me if I was interested in working on a project for Zagat: the project involved going around to the best restaurants in D.C. and shoot some short videos of the restaurants and their food. I think I must have thought about it […]

August 16, 2017

Shooting for Zagat

Welcome to my blog.   These are my adventures in photography, or how a French girl ends up running a photography business in Virginia.   Like all good stories, it all started in Paris. I worked in a cubicle for a major business bank. For many years, this was a ton of fun. Then when […]

June 25, 2017

Underwater Photography

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