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Finding the right location for your brand session is a crucial part of the planning process! Your location can help set the tone, add character, bring color and great lighting, and add more engaging elements to your final photos. Whether you’re looking for a personal brand session or a larger commercial photoshoot, these three locations […]

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Finding the right location for your brand session is a crucial part of the planning process! Your location can help set the tone, add character, bring color and great lighting, and add more engaging elements to your final photos. Whether you’re looking for a personal brand session or a larger commercial photoshoot, these three locations […]

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Meet Christa! On our initial call, I knew Christa had a special gift. Listening to her speak about her passion for empowering women was both exciting and encouraging. Christa is a self-help coach and she focuses on walking clients through their journey to joy; her mission is to help women live more joyful and harmonious […]

I’ve been excited to share Taneshia’s images for months! This blog post is unique because it combines a couple of sessions I did with Taneshia to highlight her company – Christian Entrepreneur Organization.

Today, I’m walking through some tips to help keep you inspired as you’re planning the best outfit for your next brand shoot!

Ann runs Dynamic Healing Psychotherapy where she helps her clients heal from perfectionism, codependency, and low self-esteem so they can have a rewarding and enriching life. Talk about changing lives!! This was my first time capturing brand photos for a therapist (which I learned is a catch-all term, to be specific, Ann is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist).

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It’s HERE! The new Jontell Vanessa Photography online home is LIVE!  I can’t believe I started this business almost eight years ago! Over the past eight years, JVP has grown in ways that I never could have imagined back in 2014. At the end of 2020, I started feeling a shift in the type of […]

I walk my JVP branding clients through a specific planning process that focuses on creating a personalized strategy for their session. Are you ready to finally have a collection of images that fit all of your marketing needs? Send me a message to grab one of my last few session slots for this quarter.

cards. However, lately, I’ve been seeing a trend of more people within the industry choosing to create imagery that brings their personality front and center. I love that we got to create fun, professional photos for Sarah’s brand shoot in Colonial Beach.

otography is constantly getting to learn about new products and services in my area that are created by creative entrepreneurs. Aqura’s digital planners are now at the top of my list as I start planning for 2022!

There’s one thing that everyone should know about me – I love books! Reading has always been one of my favorite past-times and my happy place is in a bookstore or in a coffee shop reading a book. With that said, you can now assume how excited I was when Tracey’s inquiry landed in my inbox. It was such an honor to capture her brand photos!

-Taneshia, Christian Entrepreneur Org.

She was so easy and calming to work with, as it was my first branding session. She led me throughout the way and the images are perfect! “

"I am certain that because Jontell got to know me and my brand up front, it allowed her to capture exactly what I wanted.