NATIONAL PARKS STICKERS || Design Competition

DESIGNING NATIONAL PARKS STICKERS FOR A COMPETITION. I had the opportunity to participate in my campus American Advertising Federation chapter and enter contest every few weeks. A classmate and I entered these stickers into a Young Shits competition to create a...

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IT IS WHAT IT IS || Vector Design

IT IS WHAT IT IS AS VECTOR SUNGLASSES. Here is another vector graphic I designed! My favorite accessory is sunglasses and earlier this year I took a picture of Free People sunglasses that was featured in my college’s art gallery. So, I gave myself the chance to design...

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TYPOGRAPHY DESIGN || Connect With People

CREATING A TYPOGRAPHY DESIGN FROM A FAVORITE QUOTE. Last night I was restlessly trying to fall asleep when I had a creative idea to make this typography design of a quote. I feel like inspiration can come from anywhere and earlier in the day I was scrolling through...

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SUMMER FASHION || Influencer Collaboration Photoshoot

SUMMER FASHION PORTRAITS AT AN INFLUENCER COLLABORATION SHOOT. Being able to work with influencers is one of the greatest joys of this industry!! Here are some highlights from a summer fashion shoot I was able to participate in. It was put on by Victoria Rice (Make Up...

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COMM 316 PORTFOLIO || My Best Work This Semester

TAKE A LOOK AT MY BEST WORK FROM COMM 316 THIS SEMESTER! Here are the photos I am most proud of from this past semester in COMM 316 at Brigham Young University-Idaho. I feel like I have been able to develop my personal style as a photographer and expand in the areas I...

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MAGAZINE PORTFOLIO || Personal Style Project

CREATING A MAGAZINE PORTFOLIO TO GIVE ON JOB INTERVIEWS. After 4 years of hard work, I will be graduating with a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University-Idaho. I have earned a Bachelor of Science in Communication with an emphasis in Advertising and Visual...

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ACCESSORY ADVERTISEMENTS || Fashion Photo Shoot

ACCESSORY ADVERTISEMENTS AT A FASHION PHOTO SHOOT. Wowza. You could say I was intimidated and nervous for this photoshoot because my weakest skill is portraits. Trying to style and pose people is very intimidating. And then working with auxiliary lighting is a...

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FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY || Group Fashion Shoot

FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY FOR GROUP FASHION. Wowza. You could say I was intimidated and nervous for this photoshoot because my weakest skill is portraits. Trying to style and pose people is very intimidating. And then working with auxiliary lighting is a stretch, but I am...

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ARCHITECT PHOTOGRAPHY || The Venue Studio

ARCHITECT PHOTOGRAPHY AT THE VENUE STUDIO. Capturing beautiful places is another form of photography I was able to participate in while on my photo excursion. These photos are from The Venue studio in Rigby Idaho. I focused on five main types of lifestyle architecture...

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FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY || Young Women’s Fashion Shoot

FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY FOR YOUNG WOMEN'S FASHION. Wowza. You could say I was intimidated and nervous for this photoshoot because my weakest skill is portraits. Trying to style and pose people is very intimidating. And then working with auxiliary lighting is a stretch,...

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FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY || Young Men’s Fashion Shoot

FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY FOR YOUNG MEN'S FASHION. Wowza. You could say I was intimidated and nervous for this photoshoot because my weakest skill is portraits. Trying to style and pose people is very intimidating. And then working with auxiliary lighting is a stretch, but...

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LIFESTYLE PHOTOGRAPHY || Environmental & Architecture

LIFESTYLE PHOTOGRAPHY THROUGH ENVIRONMENTAL & ARCHITECTURE. Capturing beautiful places is another form of photography I was able to participate in while on my photo excursion. These photos are from places in Idaho like The Venue studio, Grand Teton National Park, and...

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FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY || How to Style Food for Photos

HOW TO STYLE PHOTOS FOR FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY. I must admit; food photography is not my forte. It has taken almost a year for me to feel proud of the photos I take of food. And because of that, I wanted to share some tips for new comers like me when it comes to food...

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SMOKE BOMB || Unique Creative Photography

HAVING FUN WITH SMOKE BOMBS TO CREATE UNIQUE PHOTOGRAPHY. I learned the hard way that smoke bombs and wind do not mix very well. The flower pictures were taken outside a barn and as soon as the wind started the smoke was gone. And then we went inside the barn, but the...

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SUGAR STREAM || Blurred Motion Photography

HOW TO TAKE A BLURRED MOTION PHOTO OF A SUGAR STREAM. Getting creative with my photography is what I am the most passionate about. Letting my creativity run wild is when I create my favorite advertisements, designs or photographs. At the photography workshop I...

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MODERN FINE ART PRINT || Free People Shades

A MODERN FINE ART PRINT OF FREE PEOPLE SUNGLASSES. I have had the opportunity to hang three fine art prints at Brigham Young University-Idaho, and this sunglasses picture is by far my favorite. I named it “shades” because of the shadow and because they are sunglasses...

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THEMED PORTRAITS || Fishing in Grand Teton

PORTRAITS OF FISHING IN GRAND TETON. I will be honest; I know nothing about fishing. But Kory Burrows was a champ and braved the icy cold water in Grand Teton National Park to pose for these pictures. These three images were taken with no equipment besides...

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THEMED PORTRAIT || Grand Teton National Park

THEMED PORTRAITS IN GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK. Themed portraits are my favorite type of portraiture. I have a passion for product photography, and these can easily be made into ads for Grand Teton National Park. As a photography class, we took a day trip in Grand...

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EPIC PORTRAIT || How To Make Portraits Stand Out

HOW TO TAKE STAND OUT EPIC PORTRAITS. What can set you apart from the other hundred portrait photographers? What can you do to stand out when so many people buy DSLR cameras and think they are pro? Take amazing portraits that get noticed! The phrase “Balance the...

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CAMPING BY THE TETONS || Sky Mountain Lodge

CAMPING BY THE TETONS AT SKY MOUNTAIN LODGE. I had the amazing opportunity to camp right by the Tetons in Victor, Idaho at Sky Mountain Lodge. I captured some amazing photographs from Grand Teton Nation Park in another blog post. But here are some images I captured...

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BISON BUTTS AT YELLOWSTONE || Yellowstone National Park

BISON BUTTS AT YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK. The greatest thing I saw at Yellowstone National Park was all the bison’s! You cannot miss them in the middle of the road, in herds in fields and by all the geysers. I grew up 2 hours from Yellowstone National Park but I...

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THE GREAT TETONS || Grand Teton National Park

THE BEAUTY OF THE GREAT TETONS IN GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK. Grand Teton National Park is one of the most mystical places on earth (in my opinion). These mountains will take your breath away. In one of my favorite songs by The National Parks, it says, “We belong here...

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LIGHT PAINTING || The Magic of Fine Art

THE MAGIC OF LIGHT PAINTING PHOTOGRAPHY. When it comes to the magic of painting with light, I love this advice given by light painting master, Dave Black. He said, “If you want a picture to look interesting, only light part of it.” I believe that is what creates the...

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COOL LONG EXPOSURE SHOTS || Outside in the Dark

COOL LONG EXPOSURE PHOTOGRAPHY. I have found that going out at night and creating cool long exposure is a way for me to be more creative as a photographer. There are a few key elements for capturing cool long exposure shots. You need to have a tripod, long exposure...

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