Author: Kelly Williams

Kelly is an esteemed commercial portrait and fashion photographer based in Dallas, Texas. With 25 years experience, she has provided awe-inspiring photography for countless business professionals, models, actors and entertainers for websites, social media, and marketing collateral. Her core focus is to help her clients level up through exceptional brand imaging.

What is a model comp card?

If you are in business you MUST have a business card. It’s a very basic but essential marketing tool that enhances the legitimacy of a business. A Models’ business card is called a Comp Card which is an abbreviated name for Composite Card. A Comp Card is two-sided, about 5×7 in size and contains the… Read more »

How REAL is Bravo TV’s Real Housewives?

I was hired by D’Andra Simmons, of Bravo TV’s Real Housewives of Dallas to shoot advertising shots for her skin care company Hard Night Good Morning. My job was to capture images for the Good Morning part of the product line.   The photo shoot coincided with the filming of Real Housewives of Dallas Season… Read more »

Model Test – Charlotte

I just finished editing Charlotte’s shoot. She is such a BEAUTY.   Charlotte is that perfect combination of Tomboy & all-American girl.     Her Mom is thinking about sending these pictures to some modeling agencies. I TOTALLY think she should!                     Charlotte is a tween… Read more »

Actors jumping arm in arm

Marketing Photo Shoot for Dallas Actors

Actors jumping arm in arm

Dallas based actress Wendy Pennington contacted me the other day about shooting marketing photos for a gang of silly, talented actors known as Improv Dallas Comedy Troupe aka ID Improv. I love silly. I love shooting marketing photos. I love working with on-camera professionals. Needless to say, I was looking forward to the shoot. We started their… Read more »

Actress Emily Gordon

If you are looking for something to do this weekend check out my client, actress Emily Gordon who is performing in URINETOWN The Musical at Texas Wesleyan University this weekend.  Break a leg Emily! Emily Gordon is currently a junior liberal arts major at Texas Wesleyan University. She was previously seen on stage in Wesleyan’s production… Read more »

Business Profile I Kelly Williams Photography I CIA Brokerage Company

Jessica Zahn Gibson – Owner & Designated Broker of Commercial Investment Advisors, Inc. Q:  Please describe CIA Brokerage Company in one sentence. A:  A commercial real estate brokerage firm built on a backbone of integrity and providing white glove execution to clientele nationwide. Q: How did you find the courage/motivation to embark on your career path? A:  I… Read more »

Client Profile: RPNT Clothing Company – Kelly Williams Photography

Dallas Entrepreneur Daniel Bush   Q: Describe RPNT Clothing Company in one sentence. A: We are a clothing brand that focuses on Destiny and Direction while implementing some of the awesome moments in my upbringing. Q: How did you find the courage/motivation to embark on your career path? A: Change comes during times of being uncomfortable…. Read more »

Actor headshot

Actress Jeannie Tirado headshot update

Actor headshot

I recently had the honor of photographing Dallas-based actress Jeannie Tirado for the second time. It was just over a year since we did her last set of actor headshots so as all professional actors know it was time for an annual update. Jeannie booked a two-look session and wanted to come away with great… Read more »

Sleeklens Lightroom Presets Before and After

Before and After Photos with Sleeklens Lightroom Presets

Sleeklens Lightroom Presets Before and After

I recently had a representative from Sleeklens contact me about trying out their product. They make a lot of great workflow solutions for photographers and I tried their Strike-a-Pose Lightroom bundle which includes: 69 Portrait Presets and 62 Portrait Brushes Compatible with Lightroom 4-6 and Adobe Creative Cloud Works both on JPEG and RAW images Works… Read more »

Model wearing Indian dress and headpiece

Photography Collaboration – Romeo and Kelly

Model wearing Indian dress and headpiece

Husband and wife Rick and Kelly have touched their wonder-twin rings together and they have both taken the form of: A PHOTOGRAPHER! Kelly Williams is celebrating her 25th year as professional photographer.  Her husband, Rick Birt, recently retired from the Marines, and now shoots for team Kelly. We have teamed up on several fashion stories,… Read more »