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“Study Confirms Most People Share Articles Based Only On Headlines.” I clicked on this article at Patheos.Com after searching for “Do people only read headlines?” on Google. The article confirmed that 59% of all links shared on social media aren’t clicked on. So we’re just basically reading headlines. I get it, I mean, we are […]

Writing Headlines and Believing the Best in People

Truth time: Have you ever read one of my posts and thought, “She’s absolutely crazy.”? Because if that has not happened, it might happen right now. I was sitting across from a friend and makeup artist a couple weeks ago and she was saying she wanted to get a blog up but she didn’t know […]

Finding Different Versions of Yourself

Happy November 1st! On the 4th, it will officially be a full year since I left my full time job to pursue photography full time. I can’t believe it’s been a year. If I’m being honest, I have been avoiding writing this post. Maybe I’m putting too much pressure on myself to write some epic, […]

Going Full Time Month 12

I believe that believing in things that aren’t real makes them real. You can read that again if you need to. I needed to and I wrote it. You might be vigorously shaking your head right now but let me give you an example taken from my month 11 post of going full time. There […]

Why I Put Doctor Who Quotes on Everything

I love branding photo shoot marathons! I have the best time and the fact that they’re back to back sessions means I get to stay in creative mode all day and I get to offer discounted prices so you can get more bang for your buck! If you’re new here, let me fill you in: […]

October 29th Spots Are Open!

A while back, I met up with boudoir photographer Emily Brault in downtown Phoenix for some branding photos and had the best time! Emily has been a friend for a while now and I even interviewed her for my Engaged In AZ YouTube channel! Enjoy her interview and then check out her YT feature at […]

Branding with Emily Brault

I had always hated this saying. I would imagine standing on the top of a tall building, looking down at certain death and someone behind me would say, “Go ahead. If you jump, a net will suddenly appear out of nowhere and catch you.” Would you believe them? I wouldn’t. I mean, how does that […]

Jump and the Net Will Appear

Are you ready? Because this is the team at Life Design Event Planning and they’re wild and energetic and absolutely fabulous. Seriously, I had the BEST time photographing them at Hotel Adeline last week! We wandered around, we took a ride on the luggage cart, we twerked and we sang Taylor Swift songs. All the […]

Branding With Life Design Event Planning

Earlier this year I found I was so inspired by my clients that I decided to interview them for my blog! This is Nicole and I adore her! She is fun, hilarious and sincere. I’m so excited I get to go to this years Showit United Conference knowing her! It’s going to be a great […]

Branding With Nicole

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