Can you imagine spending hours putting effort, creativity, and care into a project only to have someone take the credit right out from under you? They claim it as their own, share it with others, and you never get a second glance. Many professional marketing creatives passionately put all they have into each project and […]

They say you can never have too much of a good thing, but we all know there are exceptions. Like how too much dessert makes you sick. Or, how too many options make it hard to choose. Now, with Instagram, Pinterest, and digital marketing everywhere you look, it can feel a bit overwhelming to zero […]

When creating marketing material for food or products, more goes into it than you may think. You need far more than a camera, photography equipment, and the product itself for some large-scale projects. This post will look inside two types of commercial production jobs: large productions and small crew remote shoots. Whether you’re the photographer, […]

Sometimes, it can be difficult for artists to branch out and partner up with fellow creatives. The hesitation may stem from a lack of trust and healthy fear that someone might steal your ideas (because that happens). Or, maybe you prefer to work alone in your creative space without others butting in or derailing your […]

Digital marketing is booming, and it can be challenging to find a way to make your brand stand out among the rest. Instead of copying what everyone else is doing, try something different! Sometimes, simplicity is the way to go. When everyone else is charging hard after complex designs, try surprising your audience with a […]

Is it time to update your product photos? Or maybe you’re going through a big rebrand. Designing images that speak to your brand’s mission, values, and aesthetic should be a crucial part of your marketing strategy. Exceptional food and product photography is a must if you sell a physical product. With so much shopping happening […]

The truth is, video catches eyes. (You have to admit: this drizzle is pretty mesmerizing, right?) Stop-motion GIFs and animated clips are incredibly popular right now, and they’re almost a necessity if you want to step up your Instagram game. Instagram is trending toward much more video content. Having a balance of still shots and […]

Partnering with a product stylist and photographer is an investment that keeps going. It’s important to stay fresh and relevant when promoting your products or services. But, that doesn’t mean that you can’t repurpose or rework your images into multiple marketing efforts. Here are 7 ways to repurpose content to get the most out of […]

Have you ever watched a food commercial that made you immediately crave what they were advertising, even though you aren’t—or weren’t—hungry? That’s the wizardry of a food stylist! And you need one if you sell, bake, or cook a food product. As a Los Angeles food photographer, I thought I’d share a few tips on […]

You have your product, you’ve set the brand, now you just need some beautifully branded food or product photos to draw the attention you deserve. Need a little inspiration for your brand’s shoot? Here are 7 of my top tips for picking perfect photography props. 1. Define the Overall Mood. First, you’ll need to set […]