When I am in the planning phase for my client’s personal branding photoshoots, the #1 question I get asked is “what should I wear?” And while the answer to that question is very specific to the person I’m working with, I often encounter these 3 popular misconceptions when talking to clients about wardrobe for their branding photoshoot: 1)…

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branding photos oceanside ca

Tamara Golden is a destination retreat and international travel planner. I’ve known her for many years and have gotten to know her business and watch her evolution as a female entrepreneur. Tamara wanted to create updated branding photos which reflect her current business and which showed her personality — she’s got the gift of a…

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marcy browe san diego branding photographer

My journey to becoming a branding photographer started many years ago. As a young girl, I remember going to my grandparents house and exploring my grandfather’s darkroom.  My grandfather made a living as portrait photographer. In his basement he had built a professional photography darkroom.  I was fascinated with all the equipment he had in…

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headshot versus personal branding

I often get asked about the difference between a headshot and a personal branding photoshoot. And yes they serve different purposes – let me explain … HEADSHOT: A headshot is a tight cropped photo of you looking directly at the camera. Every professional should have an updated headshot that represents their current business and current personal…

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The month of May has brought some much-needed rays of light to me and to many other business owners who were affected by the mandatory shut-down. I am happy to report that in the last few weeks, I’ve been BUSY with photoshoots!!  A month ago, I was feeling very disheartened because of the small business…

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Personal branding photos in Oceanside, created to capture the spirit of Ashley's mission.

My dear friend and fellow photographer wanted to document her 5-year business anniversary with a series of videos and a branding photoshoot. Ashley’s business was born out of passion for documenting love and from inspirations drawn from her time living in Tanzania. She has created a thriving wedding and portrait photography business which allows her…

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As a small business owner, the happenings of this world have deeply impacted my business and my ability to create photos for my tribe of clients. This time has been devastating to many small business owners. I’ve been talking non-stop with others, like me, who have seen their livelihood come to a screeching halt without…

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Personal branding photos in Oceanside. Carlsbad City Counsel candidate, created to capture the spirit of Lela’s mission.

When Lela Panagides contacted me about creating photos for her Carlsbad City Council campaign, I was immediately excited to work with her. She has a unique opportunity to brand herself and I was very inspired to create updated photos for her 2020 campaign.  Lela has a strong background as a business owner and she’s also…

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green business and eco friendly sustainable business

April 22 is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. And normally, we would celebrate Earth Day with community gatherings, street fairs, and public art installations. Nope, not this year. But, social distancing doesn’t have to mean collective disengagement. The coronavirus demonstrates that we are all in this together, and that collective action is essential to…

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personal branding and marketing and website photos for attorney by oceanside photographer Marcy Browe, personal branding photos in orange county, ca

Parag Shah, a defense attorney needed branding photos for his website, marketing and social media presence. As a defense attorney, Parag has the tricky task of needing to appear professional, driven, hard working, but also warm and approachable.  I worked with his marketing team before and during the photoshoot, to ensure we were capturing images…

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This hair and makeup boss babe came to me to create branding photos to celebrate 15 years in the business!! @amanda.hoegh had her turn in FRONT of the camera. Usually, she is the one behind the scenes making my clients feel glamorous.  Amanda works at Slight Edge Salon in Oceanside – book an appointment with…

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Getting to work in tandem with the Serious Take Production team is always such a highlight for me. This team offers high-end video and in addition to creating beautiful visual content, they also help their clients create consistent content to use throughout their marketing.  They rented a house in wine country Temecula, for multi-day video…

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San Diego Family portrait, Oceanside CA

The Kolstad family was visiting Oceanside from Arizona during Spring Break so they booked a photoshoot for their twin high school seniors and we ALSO did a family photoshoot at the beach. We started with senior photos at my studio, and the twins received hair and makeup before their photoshoot began. I love the idea…

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magazine photos by oceanside photographer Marcy Browe, personal branding photos in san diego, ca

The February issue of Tradeshow Executive Magazine features photos I took of the Executive VP of Emerald Exhibits, Karalynn Sprouse.  We took the photos for this issue, at the beautiful Emerald Exposition offices in Culver City.  Karalynn is the kind of executive that mentors and promotes other females, this is a major focus for her,…

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branding and website and marketing photos for attorneys, oceanside photographer Marcy Browe, personal branding photos in san diego, ca

When I met Amanda and Jennifer, the owners of San Diego Family Mediation, I knew right away that these women had a special gift for taking complex and emotional family law and giving their clients the gift of calm, ease and expertise.  Let’s face it, nobody wants to be going through a divorce. But if…

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If you’re like me, I know you have incredible reasons for wanting to grow your business. But do you have a ROCK SOLID PLAN in place for growing and scaling your business? Do you have a VISION for your life that is your guiding light throughout the year?  If not (or if you’re feelin’ like…

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Personal branding photos and branding videos in Oceanside. created by San Diego personal branding photographer marcy browe

Ashlynn Cubbison wanted to create a series of videos and accompanying brand photos, to promote her coaching offerings.  We spent a full day at my studio and created a whole portfolio of images and matching videos: CLICK TO VIEW ASHLYNN’S VIDEO LIBRARY: Ashlynn and I first met several years ago when I worked with her…

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team headshots and branding and website and marketing photos, oceanside photographer Marcy Browe, personal branding photos in orange county ca

I set up my studio at the Orange County office of the Health + Commerce PR firm, during a day when the entire team was gathering from all across California. Each person went through several poses, that fit their personality. And in the end we chose a favorite headshot for each person to create a…

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branding and website and marketing photos, oceanside photographer Marcy Browe, personal branding photos

Cheryl Lee is the founder of The Synergy CoWorking Centre in Escondido, which provides nonprofits with office space. Cheryl’s other business venture is Bay Vista, a nonprofit that focuses on providing community-based affordable housing throughout Southern California.  “San Diego has always been a mecca for entrepreneurship or new businesses, and the Escondido area is particularly…

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branding and website and marketing photos for san diego financial planners an financial advisor, oceanside photographer Marcy Browe, personal branding photos

Kat Rogers is not your typical financial advisor. So her photos needed to represent her vibrant and fun-loving personality, while also striking the right balance of portraying her as polished and professional.  Before becoming a financial advisor, Kat worked for 18 years in film production – and she took all that business experience into her…

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