I began shooting the beautiful fashion and lifestyle models from The Kim Dawson Agency as soon as I moved to Dallas, TX in 2005. It was hard work, but it was fun, extremely creative and I met some fabulous models. This week I was able to catch up with one of my favorite Kim Dawson… Read more »
Over the last 2 years, my Business Headshot and PR Portrait photography has blown up and I LOVE IT! For this assignment I was hired by D Magazine to photograph a group of doctors for their 2015 “Best Of” edition. The doctors of Ortho Texas also decided to update their headshots while they were at it. After… Read more »
People often ask me what kind of camera they should buy. Usually they are looking for something to shoot photos of their kids and family events. Sometimes it’s for a hobbyist who just loves taking pictures. The most important component is the lens. You can go with a budget camera body but I suggest investing… Read more »
When selecting wardrobe colors start by figuring out the colors that best compliment your eye color, hair color, and skin tone. You may already have a good idea of what these colors are but I recommend researching color a bit further. Blue, for example, is a very popular color. It seems to look great on… Read more »
It’s As Easy As 1, 2, 3! 1. SUBMIT PHOTOS OF YOUR CHILD TO AGENCIES DURING PEAK SCOUTING TIME. Every year several of the Dallas modeling agencies create a printed marketing piece for their clients called a Head Book. The book features a headshot and a full-length shot of their entire roster of kids. Next… Read more »
If you are on social media (you probably are), the profile pic is very important. It is your professional headshot. Your online profile is your resume, especially if you’re in the modeling or entertainment industries. For other businesses, online presences are crucial, as it helps to establish a brand, particularly the headshots of executives and… Read more »
Establishing an effective brand is paramount for a business. Brand is the “name, term, design, symbol, or any other feature that identifies one seller’s good or service as distinct from those of other sellers.” Some brands are more financially successful than others are, but all brands resonate in the hearts of customers. Customers naturally gravitate… Read more »
Model portfolio image by Kelly Williams Photography This image is from a quick fashion shoot I did on model Donna Scoggins. I shot this with my Cannon Mark II in natural light (my favorite) with a silver reflector.