A modern story telling approach to commercial branding photography for small business owners and artists
I'm Megan, your Hawai'i Branding Photographer.
Based on the island of Oahu, I serve clients locally as well as throughout the state of Hawaii
The way people interact with a brand and make their buying decisions has, no doubt, changed over the years. As our digital world has expanded and become an integral facet of our daily lives, it's no wonder that our shopping habits have evolved.
Online shopping also known as e-commerce, is often the preferred way of consuming goods and products. Some argue, that it is overtaking classic brick and mortar shops. While the jury is still out on that, we can all agree, people are shopping with their eyes first and most likely on their phones or computers.
If having an online presence is a part of your business marketing strategies then you understand the relationship between your products or services and photography. Effective imagery will resonate with your ideal client, establish you as an authority in your field, and make them feel a personal connection to what you offer. Let's work together to ensure that your imagery attracts active buyers!
It's A Visual World
Through Carefully Curated Images...
Through Carefully Curated Images...
Create a cohesive social media presence with images that speak your truth, showcase the heart behind your company and establish an emotional connection with your ideal client
Create a website that establishes you as an authority in your industry...no more generic stock images that are easily looked over because customers don't trust generic, they trust authentic.
You'll have the power to
As a business owner myself, I understand that what we do is a reflection of who we are. I find great fulfillment in getting to know the heart behind other companies and helping them reach their goals through quality images.
I've earned a Master's Degree from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco with an emphasis on commercial photography. I assisted one of the Bay Area's top commercial photographers, who specialized in still life and food photography. Through this education and experience I'm equipped with the skills to provide you with lasting images.
We'll spend 1 hour exploring your brands identity, target audience and establishing the scope of your project.
I'll craft a mood board, shot and prop lists to effectively achieve our goals. We'll set the date and location of the shoot day. Model sourcing if needed
This is the fun part! Shoot, shoot, shoot! Based on your needs we'll spend 2-5 hours together, crafting your customized imagery
Imagery that reflects your brand identity and mission
You'll have customized imagery that sets you apart
No more relying on generic stock images used by hundreds of other brands.
A cohesive brand visuals throughout your online and email marketing
Images that show your target audience who you are and why they should invest in you
Let's do this >
A branding session for a locally based clothing shop that specializes in vintage finds for the classic and timeless woman. The heart behind this company is Anna Sachs. She is a believer in quality over quantity, timeless and classic pieces, recycling and reusing items for generations.
Nina Arakaki is a home stager and interior stylist based here on Oahu. They are a real estate and product and service company. Their main services are home staging, services and helping realtor and owners sell to get the most value for their homes in Hawaii.
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There are 2 types of photography: commercial and consumer based. Commercial photography are photos that are used in order to make money. Think Billabong, Tesla, JK Rowling, their marketing includes photos (commercial photos) Your branding session is a form of commercial photography because these photos will help you sell your service or product.
Frequently Asked Questions
Through our 1 hour initial creative planning meeting. We will discus things like your target audience, what sets you apart, your brand color and overall purpose that drives you.
Based on your needs I will photograph all or some of the following:
- action shots
- product shots
My turnaround time is 1-2 weeks.
We will discuss your what your goals are, how you intend to use these photos, and I'll create a contract with image license terms that suits your needs. Some examples of usage terms are: exclusive vs non exclusive, website, social media, print, ads. Some types of image licensing are: 1 year, 5 years, lifetime. Don't know what these terms mean? Not to worry, I'll explain it all.
I work with anyone who has a story to tell and a product or service to sell. I've worked with interior designers, life coaches, singers and retailers.
I have that option for you if you need it, yes!
Still on the Fence?
I completely understand. This is a big decision and I'd love to plan a zoom call with you so that I can answer all of questions. By the end of our call, you'll know if i'm the right one, or not :)