I am always pushing myself to learn a new photography skill.   Precision Camera here in Austin offers several classes a month on lighting, posing, editing, and working with drones.   In December, I registered for a Fashion Editorial class taught by Todd White, a fashion photographer based in the Austin area.   The class was on South Congress and was two […]

Black Women Photographers, Classes, Learning, Lighting, Models, Portraits

Lighting Class with Todd White

Every year on the second Saturday in September, Black Woman Photographers all over the world meet for photo walks or photo sessions.  This year, I was honored to serve as the host for the Austin, TX photo walk.  Since I’m still not familiar with the Austin area, I arranged for three models to sit for us to […]

Black Women Photographers, Lighting, Models, Personal Projects, Portraits, Styled Photo Shoot, Time for Print

National Black Female Photographers’ Day

Have you ever been inspired by a song, article of clothing, or an event?  This usually happens for me when I think of a person project.  For this particular session, I was inspired by a dress.   I follow Raw Golden Rentals on Instagram.  I’m not sure how I found her page, but I am so glad that I did!  While I […]

Black Women Photographers, Models, New Market, Personal Projects, Portraits, Styled Photo Shoot, Themed Photo Shoot, Time for Print, Women Photographers

Total Eclipse of the Heart

Sarahwas the second model who sat for my Spanish Harlem project.  She responded to my post in one of the local photography groups.  We scheduled to meet on August 18 in the morning.  Our session was in the same area that I photographed Diêlha.  I wanted the same theme, and I wanted to see what Sarah would bring to […]

Models, Personal Projects, Portraits, Women Photographers

Spanish Harlem – Sarah M

One of the things that I’ve noticed in some of the photography groups where I am a member is that some of the images posted by male photographers have the female models in very sexualized positions.  These women are barely clothed, and are posed in extremely suggestive poses. It can be very discouraging and upsetting as well.  I […]

Models, Portraits, Women Photographers

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Tina Strickland is a portrait photographer based in the Round Rock, TX area who believes that women must be celebrated in portraits.

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