There’s no greater compliment than when someone tells you that they’ve wanted to work with you since your first meeting.  This is what Aria V told me the day of our session.  We met March 2020 during a photo walk that Aria arranged.  We also belong to a Facebook Group for women photographers here in Austin.  Aria mentioned in passing that […]

Lighting, Models, Personal Projects, Portraits, Time for Print

Celtic Studios Photo Shoot

Sometimes you have to pivot your plans. That’s what happened with this rainy day photo shoot.

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

A Rainy Day Shoot

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

Two weeks ago, I signed up for a class taught by Jasmine Jade for Clickin Moms.  The name of the class was “Her Empowering Journey”.  I was drawn to the class because of its name.  Over the last several months, I’ve come to realize that my niche is photographing women, and celebrating their individuality.   When I read the class description, I […]

Learning, Models, Personal Projects, Portraits, Styled Photo Shoot, Time for Print

A New Approach to Sessions

On the last Saturday in September, I had a photo shoot in Downtown Round Rock, Texas.  The session was scheduled earlier in the week because I needed to shoot.  I have a session scheduled for October, but I needed to get behind the lens before that date.  I had a t-shirt that I purchased from Banana Republic which […]

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

Slay All Day in Round Rock

 It’s been a month since we made the move from Arizona to Texas.  A month of learning our new town, and trying to acclimate to the humidity. After living in the desert for 14 years, this is an adjustment that’s been quite challenging.  I’ve decided to take the summer off so that I can get acclimated to […]


Engagement Session – A Strange Love

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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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