Tips for Product Photography

I often have to grab shots of products for my clients who may be coming out with a new product, bloggers who have to show off a specific item or the detail shots at my weddings.

So, with that being said I have created a short list of tips and tricks to get you on the right track to creating professional photos for your product or services!

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How to use the Profoto B10 | Video

I am so honored to share this video with you!

The Profoto B10 is an excellent fill light that really allows me to capture my vision and bring it to life.

I am so thankful to have been given this opportunity to work with Profoto and work with the B10 to show y'all just how I like to use it!

In this video, I share with you a little bit (...)

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Edit your photos with an airy, bright and timeless touch | Jana Williams Preset

"How do you edit your photos?" -- is a question I get asked on the daily!

So, I wanted to share with y'all my personal Lightroom preset! Which is what helps me get that airy, bright and timeless touch to my photos.

It took me years to figure out my own photo editing style, and once I found it I ran with it!

Below I share a screen grab of (...)

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Tips for capturing the perfect veil shot

Hey y'all!

My veil shots are probably the ones I get asked about the most.

In this video I share a couple tips on how to grab the perfect shot of your bride's veil.

It's always so important to keep in mind that she spent a lot of money on her veil, so using it as a prop is extremely important.

Capturing the perfect veil shot could be a little (...)

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Three-Point Lighting Guide

I often get questions about lighting, and what my preferred lighting setups are when I'm doing photo shoots...

And the truth is y'all, is that it often changes often because it all depends on the type of shoot and what images need to be captured.

So, I'm gonna break it down a standard indoor photography lighting set up called three-point lighting!

When you set up this lighting technique there are (...)

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3 Best Photo Editing Apps for Your Phone

If you’re anything like me, you definitely have struggled trying to find THE perfect apps to edit on your phone.

Photo editing APPS are seriously lifesavers when you’re on the go.

Let’s face it, I don’t always have my computer on me when I have captured the perfect photo from my phone and need to post it on Instagram ASAP.

So, with that being said I have compiled a short (...)

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How to photograph branded content and create the perfect flat-lay

Hey y'all!

I know as a photographer I get a little nervous when I shoot for other brands and entrepreneurs!

So I thought I'd take you along a little BTS and show you how to photograph branded content and create the perfect flat-lay!

I go over what I do when working with a client who needs content for her brand and what's needed on these kind of shoots.

Let me (...)

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Tips to Off-Camera Flash

Y'all I'm layin’ it down! Here’s a guide to Off-Camera flash, because I get that sometimes it’s super tricky.

When using your DSLR flash camera in low light, it can be tempting to use the on-camera flash. But if you have, you’ve seen the ghastly results: a washed-out subject with harsh shadows and it’s just not the best.

The best way to fix this is with an off-camera flash.

Don’t (...)

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9 Posing Tips

Alright, how many of y'all also struggle when it comes to posing for photos?

Sometimes we freeze up and tend to get stiff with our poses. To help I'm dropping this guide with 9 posing tips and how to nail your photos every time!  Being a photographer means that we have to remember to be our model’s mirror and remind them to relax and guide them to correctly pose for (...)

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How to Shoot Street Style | Using Profoto A1

Hey y’all!

I love taking street style photos for my fashion bloggers and I get asked quite often what my go-to strategies are, so I thought I'd make a video showing y'all what I like to do on these types of shoots!
I hope you enjoy this video, and like the tips,I share while shooting with the Profoto A1.
Let me know in the comments if there is any other (...)

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