New Year New Word Nearing the end of 2018, I decided my “word” for 2019 would be: establish. I decided to use this word because I wanted to solidify my brand and mission for this business. In 2019, I would invest a major part of my business into continuing education. I decided one of those […]

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March 25, 2019

The Anchored Workshop| Charlotte, North Carolina | GEM Photography LLC

Yesterday I mentioned how much I love black and whites, but nothing makes my heart skip a beat like a candid photo. I have taken quite a few classes on posing, and as a wedding and family photographer posing is a necessary skill. But there is something so special about candid photos. It tells the […]

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December 30, 2018

Best of 2018- Part Five: Let’s get Candid

I started taking pictures because of children. My nieces needed a comfortable environment to get pictures. This year I didn’t do many kids and family portraits sessions, but I still took enough to make this blog post. I am around children all the time with being a substitute teacher and a full-time auntie ;). I […]

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December 27, 2018

Best of 2018 Part 2 : Kids Kids (Friends Reference)

As the saying goes “Save the best for last”. I am wrapping up this series with my favorite type of pictures. Black and whites give a timeless feel to an image. They also provide focus on the person, setting, or emotion I the photographer wants to display. I have always loved black and white photos. […]

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January 24, 2018

Best of 2017: Black and Whites

If I received a dollar for every time I was told “you are so good at capturing the moment” I could probably give my services for free… I love candids, not because I am lazy, but it freezes time, brings an onlooker into the event, and displays someone for who they really are. I have […]

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January 17, 2018

Best of 2017- Candids

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