Male & Female posing

Photographing and posing males and females hold their own unique set of fun and new challenges. In my experience, females are very clear on what they do not want to look like in a photograph. No matter how fit they are, ladies always ask me “Can you make me look skinnier?” Which as a female,  […]

Leaders traits

As a photographer, I am lucky to meet a variety of community leaders. These leaders often come from different backgrounds, but not always. However, no matter their field, one thing they all have in common is: their dedication to their community and humility.  Meet Kimberly Townsend, Author of “Lifecircle Leadership”  I photographed her for her book marketing campaign […]

Salina 1st: Ground Breaking Ceremony

“Celebrate good times, come on!”  was the theme song at the Salina 1st, ground breaking ceremony – And a celebration it was!  Community members, project investors, UMEA members and anchor tenants were amongst those present to celebrate this very exciting and historical event. Deputy Mayor, Sharon Owens emphasized the importance of community members investing in those who […]

Dinosaur exhibit coming to Syracuse!

“The exhibit will feature life-sized dinosaurs, there will be theatrical smoke and fog as patrons walk through the exhibit”  explained MOST Museum President Lauren Kochian, with great excitement! “This makes me want to go back and teach!” exclaimed a retired middle school teacher when I shared the exciting news with her. This exhibit amongst others […]

ana gil-taylor: Headshots | Hair and Makeup question

One of the first questions I get asked by my female headshots customers is; Should I have my hair and make up professionally done? Answer: Yes. Hair and Make-up should go hand-in-hand when investing in your headshots.  Not only will having your hair and make-up professionally done bring you an instant confidence boost, but it will […]

WISE: Owera Fundraiser recap

Sponsored by KeyBank, WISE Women’s Business Center, a resource for local women entrepreneurs, held its first fundraising event on Wednesday, May 16th at Owera Vineyards in Cazenovia, NY.  Funds from this event will benefit many of the programs WISE Women’s Business Center offers which includes, business training and counseling.  Guests were greeted by the warming Joanne Lenweaver, WISE, WBC Director,  the beautifully and brightly dressed […]