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Thanks for stopping by the blog! Grab your favorite drink, relax, and let's chat about all things photography related. I've got lots to share to help you prepare for your session. There will be some sneak peeks and I'll even tell you a bit about my life and living with a teenager.

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Why Personal Branding Images Are So Important

Your business is not just your logo or your website. It’s about you, what you offer that’s different from other brands, and how you form connections with your clients. And that’s why you need personal branding images — to capture your business and what makes it unique. But before we get into all the nitty-gritty […]

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I’m Dana.
I'm a high school senior and personal branding photographer in sunny Northern California. I help my clients to step into their greatness so we can capture their beauty - inside and out.
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young girl wearing first day of school clothing from gymboree

How is it possible that I’m going to be an empty nester? I feel like my daughter’s senior year is flying by. Am I the only parent that feels this way?

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senior girl photo carrying a Lululemon bag

It’s that time of year again, back to school shopping. Between the pandemic and distance learning, our shopping spree is going to be much different this year.

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high school senior girls influencer team

Before you say to yourself, “I’m not a model,” read more about how I run my Influencer Team. It’s all about inclusion, empowerment, and having fun with seniors from local high schools. And there’s fun perks too 🙂

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A day in the life with a senior

Welcome to my new blog series, A Day in the Life with a Senior. Please join me as I document the ups and downs of my daughter’s senior year of high school.

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Although I enjoy taking photos at the beach, there are some challenges that every photographer faces. Here are five tips to help you get great beach photos.

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Even though I look forward to spring, I’m going to miss snuggling by the fireplace and sipping hot tea.

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Dana Nicole Photography in Los Angeles

The theme for International Women’s Day 2019 is balance for better. What can we do to support gender equality, celebrate women’s achievements, and increase awareness of discrimination.

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family portrait of father and daughter

In Japanese culture, the 88th birthday is a celebration of long life. It is customary for the birthday person to wear a gold colored cap and vest. Check out how cute my dad is wearing his birthday outfit.

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