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Four Apps to Rule It All: My Go-To Apps for Planning and Staying on Top of My Business

Reading Time: 18 minutes

I have a slight addiction to downloading and trying out new apps. Well… at least, I used to. I’m better now, because over time and after much trial and error, I found tools that I clicked with and that genuinely helped me be more organised and efficient. Let’s just say I used to hang out in the Productivity section of the App Store quite a lot, hunting for the perfect tools that would help me stay on top of my to-do list. So today I thought I’d share four apps that I couldn’t go without and that I use pretty much every day! 🙂

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Cultivating Your Brand & Visual Identity

Reading Time: 21 minutes

Some time ago I did a little poll on my Instagram stories and asked what topics people would like me to cover on my blog, and I was quite surprised to see how often branding & visual identity were mentioned. Before we get started, bear in mind that figuring out your brand requires a fair bit of time, research and deep thinking, and that it won’t happen overnight. You might even be wondering whether you need to be thinking about branding at all! But I really believe that in the long term it’ll be hugely beneficial to you and your creative venture, so here are a few tips and tools to help you get started.

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What does ‘soulful’ photography mean?

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If you’ve been on my website recently, you may have noticed that things are looking a little bit different! I am now offering a range of packages for creatives businesses in need of visual content for their websites, social media channels and other marketing materials… In short, branding photography services for makers, coaches and creative entrepreneurs. These will include portraits, product photography as well as lifestyle shots to ensure a wide variety of content to fit all sorts of needs.

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Lockdown Thoughts

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My mood has shifted this week. As frustrating as it is, it hasn’t come as a surprise: we’ve been in lockdown for almost a month now and it couldn’t all be sunshine and rainbows forever. It felt easy at first – I’m used to working from home, we don’t have kids to entertain all day or to homeschool, and our pup is pretty low maintenance. Without my job at the coffee shop, I eased into a routine very quickly and, yes — I felt surprisingly motivated. Read More

Photography Tips to Help During Lockdown

Reading Time: 28 minutes

If you’re reading this, first of all, thank you so much for stopping by. I know the Internet is a noisy, crowded place in “normal” times, but it has felt even more so in the recent weeks. Understandably so: we’re stuck at home, some of us with little to no work to do, so we’re trying to find ways of generating a little bit more income to pay our bills and/or doing our best to stay connected. It’s been heartwarming to see such a strong sense of community emerge amidst all the fear and the uncertainty, but it has also felt like a bit of a sensory overload at times, and I’ve been reluctant to add to the noise.

So what I am doing here, then? Well… the truth is, I like to help. Read More