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Authenticity

In Pursuit of Bliss

Follow your bliss. What does that even mean? Is it some hippie-dippy turn of phrase uttered by those who drink hemp milk & live in converted Airstreams? Okay, maybe at one point in time. But today, this is a real life wake-up call. A few weeks ago, we chatted with another couple about changing jobs. You see, both […]

Authenticity

Three Myths About Boudoir

1. It’s a scary experience. When you do something outside of your comfort zone, it can be jitter-inducing. That means we’re human! Give yourself permission to feel those butterflies. “Feel the fear and do it anyway.” I do this everyday, whether in my business or personal life. It can be scary, pushing the envelope. But when you […]

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Inspiration v.s. Imitation

Just as we consume calories, we also consume a steady diet of social media: Pretty blogs, immaculate Instagram feeds, and Pinterest boards bursting with jealousy-inducing details. And just like State Fair cheese curds, social media should be consumed in moderation. Today, let’s focus on Pinterest. Future brides & grooms, if you want to work with me, a heads-up: […]

Authenticity

Creating Your Own Job Security

This one’s for my fellow creatives turning passion into profit. It’s also for those sitting quietly on a big dream who feel afraid to voice it. Big dreams & scary leaps come veiled in excuses. The “what ifs” instead of “why nots,” the “oh-but-I’ll-get-to-it-later” mantra we repeat over and over again. I get it, I’ve been there. And sometimes […]

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Giving The “Photoshop Mentality” the Boot

Sometime after digital photography took over the world, the media blew up with airbrushing fads: Head swaps, drastic body changes, you name it. Ever since then, our mentality has changed. If we don’t like something about a photo, we can just Photoshop it, right? I’ve talked at length about airbrushing in the past (and why […]

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Collaboration > Competition

They say it takes more muscles to frown than it does to smile. Seriously, try it! (I know you’re totally pulling a frowny-smiley face as you read this…) Let’s face it, negative energy is a heckuva lot more work. A few days ago, I returned from Photo Field Trip, a gathering of photographers & creative gurus in a lush oceanside canyon. Imagine […]