Posts in Product
2017 Year in Review // Part 2

Last year in my year in review post I talked about how my vision for 2017 included expanding the product photography side of my business and I am happy to say that I have had huge success in this area! I've been able to connect with multiple new businesses in the area, as well as old ones, to create images for their websites, social media and marketing needs.

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Product Photography // Paper Luxe

Paper Luxe is the cutest little shop specializing in paper and gifts! Every time I'm in Jenn commiserates with me about having a toddler as she helps me pick out the perfect gift or card. She and her sweet mom, Laurie, co-own the little shop, tucked away under some offices in University Place. It's the perfect one stop shop for a gift, card AND the wrapping paper!

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Beating the Instagram Algorithm

1. Quality

First and foremost, make sure that the content you are putting out is quality! People gravitate towards beauty. Simple, well lit photos (see this post for tips) and well written captions are key to gaining followers that stick around and become loyal customers. In addition to individual posts, keep your overall grid picture in mind (see this post for more tips on planning your grid).

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Product Photography // Snoqualmie Ice Cream

“We’re sick of low-calorie, dairy-free, blah blah blah. This is real ice cream. If you’re going to eat ice cream, do it right.”

— Snoqualmie Ice Cream

I couldn't agree more. You guys, this ice cream is the real deal. Do yourself a favor and go pick some up for dessert tonight! If you don't believe me just scroll through this post. I'm sure your mouth will be watering by the end ;)

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2016 Year in Review

This has been quite a year! January began with me six months pregnant and quitting my day job to go full time into photography. 

One of the reasons I went full time was to accept a teaching position at Covenant High School. During Winter quarter I taught a basic photography class for junior and senior high school students. It was so fulfilling to teach about my passion and to see students work hard to achieve art through their photographs. 

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