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Music is the SOUL of your film…

Music is quite literally the lifeline of your film. It’s what CONNECTS your viewer to what they are seeing. Think about it. Music tugs at your heart strings, changes your mood, calms you down or pumps you up. How do you think Hallmark gets you to cry at all of their Mother’s Day commercials??? It’s…

Taco Soup | The Senior Films Recipe

Yay, so… we’re gonna talk Taco Soup. Like, for realz.  At everyone of my workshops – I cook for you!!! Why? Because I love to cook. I love to take care of Y-O-U! And, well, let’s face it: i love food. LOL! It’s become a tradition that on the opening night of my workshops, I make…

I’m in Tennessee – Follow Along!

Come with me to Tennessee!!! This week, I’m in Tennessee with the amazing TERI FODE for our FUSION Workshop – where I teach my Senior Films Workshop & Teri teaches her Voice Your Brand Workshop! YOU DON’T WANNA MISS THIS! Now… due to scheduling conflicts & prior obligations – there will not be a FUSION…

1-2-3-4-5 Are you measuring up???

1-2-3-4-5… Is your branding measuring up??? Several years ago, I heard a photographer say that your brand should appeal to all five senses. (Pretty sure it was the amazing Sarah Petty… but I’m not 100% on that – however, she is incredible so look her up!) Anyways, back to those 5 senses. I should appeal…

5 Tips to Better Video. Enjoy! | Senior Films

1.) Stabilize your camera. You need a monopod. Here’s the one I use (and love): MY MONOPOD 2.) Start your session with photos. Believe it or not, video can be intimidating to your Senior, so break the ice by starting with portraits. 3.) SHOW them. Whatever it is you want them to do in the…

The ONLY 2018 Senior Films Workshop…

The. One. And. Only… (Image of the Steele House: where the 2018 Senior Films Workshop takes place.) I love photography. I love videography. And I love to teach both! My workshops are, by far, one of the most FUN & REWARDING things I do all year long in my career – but that has to…

SOLVING the Unicorn Effect

{If you haven’t read the previous post, make sure to do so first or you are going to be sooooo lost! Check it out HERE} 😉 So what can I do to combat this crazy UNICORN CONUNDRUM? Be different. Be unique. BE THE UNICORN… Well, duh… but how do I do that???????? I have begun…

The Unicorn Effect

I bet you’re expecting rainbow sprinkles with a title like that… But THIS, this is serious. This is something impacting our industry & we have to figure out how to out-think it. The Unicorn Effect, as I have dubbed it, is the need, desire, or drive to be as unique as possible; to think of an…