Remembering My Photography Mentor: Jerry Kornaski

🎡 🎢 Kelly Kelly Kelly… 🎢 🎡 🎡 🎢 Kelly Kelly Kelly… 🎢 🎡 Back in my early 20s it was clever to make custom ring tones (or so I thought, I was probably just nerding-out). Jerry’s voice called my name when he rang. I was always quick to pick up when Jerry called. Jerry was like a second Dad. … Read More

From Pics to Clicks: Elevating Your SEO Game with Custom Photography

Welcome to the digital age, where the online presence of your business is often the first impression potential customers encounter. In this competitive landscape, standing out is not just an option – it’s a necessity. As a business owner or marketing professional, you’re likely familiar with the importance of search engine optimization (SEO) in driving traffic to your website. But … Read More

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Meet Stefani Pautz Stephenson, Ed.D., Senior Director, Educator Community Partnerships at Digital Promise Global

A number of years ago, Stefani and her husband Mark moved into the same little town as me (Taneytown) and quickly started making a big, wonderful, footprint. They are both savvy successful business owners, eager to revive some of the best things in our close-knit community. We got together a couple times, said we would do it again… and whoops! … Read More

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Your Image Matters: Professional Portraits Designed for Business Advancement

In the fast-paced world of business, where first impressions can make or break deals, the significance of professional portraiture cannot be overstated. Particularly for those within leadership roles, portraits serve as more than mere snapshots; they are powerful tools that shape perception and influence your audience at every level. We’ll delve into the multifaceted importance of high-quality portraiture, exploring its … Read More

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Meet Jessica Walter, a Speaker, Author, & Leadership Consulting Advisor

I met up with Jessica Walter at the McDaniel College campus. Jessica is Jessica Walter Consulting, LLC (https://leadingperspectives.org/), and she reached out with the purpose of creating a new collection of portraits for her professional life. Jessica is a business book author (see her book at the end, you may purchase it on Amazon), speaker, and advisor who uses behavioral science to … Read More

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Unlocking Media Opportunities: Crafting an Effective Press Kit that Commands Attention

Business owners and industry leaders often find themselves in the spotlight, whether through community involvement, speaking engagements, or interviews. To ensure you’re ready for these opportunities, it’s crucial to have an up-to-date Press Kit or Media Kitβ€”both terms refer to the same essential resource. The primary advantage of a press kit is its time-saving capability. By keeping necessary assets readily … Read More

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Meet Heather & Brandon

Heather is one of those people that brings a sweet charisma to every room she enters. She makes you feel loved and special as you share a chat. That is a talent I have always admired. We met long ago in business networking circles and volunteering on committees. So when we made plans to take some photos together, I was … Read More

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Redefining Photography’s Purpose: The Joy of Picture-Perfect Imperfections

Tis the season for cherishing past memories, relishing present joys, and anticipating the good tidings to come. Memories loved and missed keep reinforcing one thing on my mind – photos and their profound significance. Existing in photos should be less about self-preservation and more about conquering the fear of photos that don’t meet your expectations. We humans have a habit … Read More

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A new Non-Profit makes an Immediate Impact… meet the people behind the Honoring Neighbors Foundation

Honoring Neighbors Foundation hosted their inaugural fundraising event in Bethesda, Maryland, to benefit a fellow non-profit in Ames, Iowa – YSS. And I was the lucky photographer to document their extraordinary night. Honoring Neighbors Foundation, a newly established 501c3 Non-Profit, aims to to make a lasting impact in communities near and far. The event, a private concert, was held on … Read More

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Meet Janet Mejias, CAC-AD, a Counselor Helping Adults

A few years back I worked with a Gus Mejias. Well, his wife must have remembered his good feedback, because the lovely Janet Mejias reached out for her own portrait shoot experience. That always give me the feel-goods! πŸ™‚ We ended up having a very windy day upon us, so we postponed to the next day. We were graced with … Read More

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Your Ultimate Photoshoot Experience: Unveiling the Magic of a Seasoned Photographer

In a world saturated with smartphones and trendy filters, the value of a seasoned photographer may go unnoticed. You see their work and think, “Sure, they have a nice camera,” but what truly distinguishes their magic touch? Let’s delve into the realm of a photoshoot experience and explore the artistry that makes seasoned professionals, like myself (dare I say), the … Read More

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Meet the Dominick Family

One of my long-time loyal clients, Joe Dominick of Gauge Digital Media, asked who I recommend for Family Portraits. I guess I do a good job marketing Corporate & Commercial, LOL! I do in fact serve families, but it’s understandable some of my wonderful followers might not realize that. When I offered to take his family photos, I was relieved … Read More

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Gauge Digital Media does it again!

Joe Dominick is one of those client/friends that is a huge Kelly Heck Cheerleader. I bet he’d look good in uniform, throwing some kicks, coming up with some sorta “heck of a great…” chant, LOL! He asked me back to give the new team members some royal treatment, and we added some new portraits for Joe too. He and his … Read More

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