STOP! It's Headshot Update Time!
Don't Get Stuck in a Headshot Time Warp
Hey there, all you fabulous professionals! It's time to talk about something serious (but with a hint of humor ) – updating your headshots! If your headshot is older than your favorite pair of jeans, then it's time for a refresh! Here are 5 hilarious yet educational reasons why you should not wait years to update your headshot:
Embracing the Stars: Documenting Military Success
Melissa Sawyer is a Space Force officer who has been promoted to Lt. Colonel for her professionalism and outstanding military service. She was surrounded by family, friends, and co-workers as she received her new rank at Mount Vernon Estate in Alexandria, Virginia.
Melissa's husband happily volunteered to be the Master of Services for the event and said, "It was a special day for Melissa because she has worked hard over the years and this promotion is something she deserves."
I met Melissa several years ago when I photographed her promotion to Major in 2017. Originally we were expected to have her ceremony at Mount Vernon, but we had to make a quick adjustment. Thankfully for this promotion, Lt. Colonel Sawyer was able to have her promotion ceremony at this beautiful Northern Virginia venue.
A Perfectly Timed Ceremony
The weather was a bit of a challenge on the day of Lt Colonel Melissa’s our Space Force promotion ceremony. We had some rain and wind, but it cleared up just in time for her promotion ceremony. I think this was such a special moment because it showed how much effort went into making sure everything was perfect for these men and women who have worked so hard to get where they are today. The Mount Vernon Estate provided an idyllic setting for this celebration--one that will be remembered by all who attended for years to come!
The Dark Side of Entrepreneurship: How to Overcome Depression and Thrive as an Entrepreneur
Dealing with the Dark Side of Entrepreneurship
As a portrait photographer, you may be aware of the challenges and pressures of entrepreneurship. It's a roller coaster ride of ups and downs as you navigate the emotional challenges of running a business-from envisioning your future to paying your dues. From managing finances and building a client base to perfecting your craft and staying up to date with the latest technology, running a successful photography business requires hard work and dedication.
However, the constant demands of entrepreneurship can also lead to stress, burnout, and depression. One of the most common issues faced by entrepreneurs is anxiety and depression, which can be caused by a variety of factors related to entrepreneurial experience.
In this article, we will explore practical strategies to help portrait photographers and other entrepreneurs overcome entrepreneurial depression and thrive in their businesses. We will discuss the unique pressures that portrait photographers face and provide actionable steps that can be taken to prioritize self-care, build a strong support network, and maintain a healthy work-life balance. With the right mindset and tools, you can overcome depression and create a thriving photography business that brings joy and fulfillment to both you and your clients. In this article, I share the lessons that helped me through some tough times and some practical steps for dealing with the unique pressures faced by portrait photographers today.
Have fun and celebrate yourself without guilt!
Are you a woman 50+ years of age? Do you feel like you've been putting the needs of others before your own for way too long? Do you feel like it's time to give yourself a little bit of love and appreciation? Well, we think so, too. And that's why we're so excited to invite you to join us as a part of our Fabulous 50 project!
What is the 50 over 50 Project (Fabulous 50)? I’m glad you asked. It’s a celebration of women that are 50 years of age and older. I want to showcase your wisdom and most importantly your beauty. Yes, you are still beautiful!
Let's Photograph Your Sexy Best!
Beautiful Mom Celebrates Herself With Boudoir Photos with Northern Virginia Photographer
Boudoir photography is all the rage right now, and it's no wonder why! Boudoir photography is an opportunity to celebrate the beauty of your body, whether you're single or in a relationship. Whether you want to give yourself a unique gift for your wedding day or anniversary, or if you just want to feel amazing for yourself—just because—boudoir photography is perfect for you. From posing ideas, hair and makeup tips, and wardrobe suggestions all the way through your shoot day; we'll help make sure everything goes perfectly. We'll even take care of having prints made so that you can enjoy them forever.
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