How to be PERCEIVED as Confident – Part 2

This is Part 2 in the CONFIDENCE series. In Part 1 (view HERE),  I wen’t over tips on how to adapt a confident mindset. In this video I go cover tips on what we can do to be PERCEIVED as confident by others. Think of video #1 as the internal work and this one as […]

How to BE and FEEL Confident – Part 1

I think confidence is the most attractive thing a person can wear, but what exactly can we do to be more confident? A lot of things actually. Confidence isn’t as elusive as it appears. It’s meant for everyone. Because really, at the end of the day…having confidence is all about having the courage to love and […]

How I Get Airy, Pastel Film Images

Airy photos with soft, pastel colors. It’s easy to achieve this look when you’re shooting on film, but what if you prefer to shoot digital? What then?  I have good news. You CAN shoot in digital and STILL create airy photos.  How so? First things first… 1. Take note of your backdrops and colors  Creating images […]

Edit Wedding Photos in Lightroom to Look Airy with Soft Tones

Here’s the thing, when it comes to editing wedding photos, Lightroom is the way to go. P.S. This is video 6 and the final video in the Mastering Lightroom Series. If you haven’t seen videos 1-5, I’ll include them below! 🙂 Those serve as a basis for this video. If you’re new to Lightroom, I […]

Should You Go to College for Photography?

Are you wondering whether you should go to college for photography? As someone who minored in photography, I can attest to the fact that there are definitely both pros and cons to this option. While I loved my experience, it may not be the best choice for everyone depending on what they’re looking for.  In […]

Photo Gear Recommendations for Blogging & Vlogging

In the video below, I go over my personal favorite photography equipment recommendations for both blogging and vlogging. I’m recommending two particular lenses because I feel that together, they make a great combination. The 50mm is best suited for portrait/lifestyle shots with an “up close and personal” quality. Below is an example of the 50 […]

8 Ways to Know You are Ready to Make Money in Photography

The other day, my friend who is looking to pursue photography full time asked me how I knew when I could stop taking people’s pictures for free/fun and actually start charging for my services. The answer was simple. I started charging when I really started believing in myself and felt confident in my abilities as […]