Maybe it’s the season we’ve just had or the fact that January is my birthday month, but I’ve been thinking a lot about gifts lately and specifically, about the gifts we can give ourselves as business owners. I came to the realisation recently that I was being not just...read more
I've been feeling particularly reflective these last few weeks - retreating, looking back, taking stock. November marked one year since I took the step of "only" being a branding photographer. October last year I was so scared, scared that I couldn't do it, that I'd...read more
“People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” This quote from Maya Angelou is in danger of becoming cliché perhaps, but I think it resonates so deeply with people because we can all recall an...read more
Expectations and Ease Photographing a photographer? A photographer with 14 years professional experience and work like this - www.stuartjamesphoto.co.uk? I was nervous. Honestly, nervous as hell. For a few very good reasons in addition to the above. We were shooting...read more
aoife kennedy, the hairfairy Aoife has been a hairdresser since the age of 15 and owns the Hairfairy Studio on 21 Wickow St, Dublin 2. Going to see Aoife for a haircut or a colour is an experience, right from the moment you walk in, you know you're in for something...read more
HOW ARE YOU ACTIVELY GROWING/ EVOLVING YOUR BUSINESS? “After you've done a thing the same way for two years, look it over carefully. After five years, look at it with suspicion. And after ten years, throw it away and start all over.” —Alfred Edward Perlman I’ve taken...read more
Sharing your story. April was a really exciting month for me with lots of travel. I went to Copenhagen, Limerick and London for shoots, I’ve shot all around Dublin and travelled to Galway for the Women’s Inspire Network 2018. Of course it’s always great to get home,...read more
So you think you're ready to invest in some personal branding photography? Awesome! It really is one of the easiest things you can do to immediately raise the bar on your business! But hold on, there's a few things you need to consider before you go for it. 1. Get...read more
Get over yourself... Most people don't like the idea of having their photograph taken. That's just how it is. Most of us are lucky enough to have photos of ourselves as small children with our families, so there's a lifetime of being photographed - and a lifetime of...read more
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