Stories About Photography

When Image Media was launched, I began writing blog articles on WordPress. My articles are a combination of stories that I've written about photography sessions, interesting people and places, and what I've learned during my years as an entrepreneur.

6 Creative Ideas for Portrait Photography

My role as a Photographer is to document where you are in your personal and professional journey. You may be starting a business, coaching clients, working for a company, or seeking employment. You may have an important project coming up like a speaking engagement, book launch, or a new website. […]

The Custom Photography Experience

Defining your brand identity is an essential part of building your business. When you have a collection of high-quality, professional images you can use them to promote your company and establish your unique business brand on your website, social media channels, and sales and marketing materials. Below are several examples […]

The Natural Photography Experience

The NATURAL style is casual and warm. It’s associated with nature and outdoor activity. It works well with comfortable clothing in muted colors. The Elements of a Natural Photography Experience Alyssa Hawn is an intuitive healer and coach who empowers her clients to reach true health in body, mind, and […]

The Vintage Photography Experience

Do you relate to a past era? Do you enjoy rummaging through antique stores? Are you a collector of vintage fashion and accessories? Do you combine the best of the past and present in your style? The VINTAGE style reflects design elements from the past. Examples are Gothic and Victorian, […]

The Artistic Photography Experience

The ARTISTIC style consists of a mixture of textures and patterns, signature colors, unique accessories, and props. Your clothing may have creative shapes and designs. You typically enjoy wearing jewelry, vests, hats, or scarves in bold colors. The Elements of an Artistic Photography Experience Cynthia Correll is an award-winning Author, […]

The Classic Photography Experience

The CLASSIC style is luxurious and tasteful. It has an elegant design with rich colors and gold and silver accents. The look is timeless, chic, and exclusive. Classic fashion features tailored cuts, neat hems, and minimal detailing. The Elements of a Classic Photography Experience Dina Readinger is a Leadership Development […]

The Contemporary Photography Experience

The CONTEMPORARY style is minimal. It centers around essential elements, colors, shapes, and textures.  It has a sophisticated look and feel. The design is clean with minimal colors and bold accents. It can include geometric shapes, gradient backgrounds, and simple graphics. When it’s applied to photography, it’s defined by simplicity, […]

Behind the Lens with Caren Libby

Over 15 years ago, I started my own company. It was during a recession, and good jobs were scarce. I had worked as an independent manufacturer’s representative several years earlier, and I liked overseeing my own business. It was an ideal time to follow my entrepreneurial dream. I loved being […]

Portrait Photography Locations in Metro St. Louis

When you live in a large metropolitan area like St. Louis, Missouri, there are endless possibilities for photography on location. In Preparation for a Successful Photography Session, I shared suggestions on what to wear and what to bring to a destination. Some clients have a place in mind when they […]