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Honolulu Branding Photo Session for Gina Hansen

By | February 19th, 2016|Destination Portraits, Executive Portraits, Personal Branding Session|

I had a very special Personal Branding Photo Session in Honolulu. My subject was Gina Hansen and the portrait session was all about her brand, Healthy Hula Girl. Mz. Gina is a very busy bee. First and foremost she is a loving wife and devoted Mommy of a handsome young son. She brings home the bacon by using her sparkling personality for her successful in-flight career with a major airline.   Gina's Healthy Hula Girl moniker speaks to her passion for clean eating and a product that changed her life, Purium. She is a wonderful spokesperson for the superfood products [...]

Wear Your Dinner In A Fall Family Portrait

By | November 16th, 2015|Family Portraits, What To Wear|

What To Wear: Fall Family Portrait Have you considered wearing your Thanksgiving dinner? Probably not, but let's think about it for a moment. The colors that are prominent on our holiday table would look awesome in a family portrait. All those rich Autumn colors can work to warm up your next family portrait. Imagine deep chocolate with rich cranberry and golden cornbread on your loved ones in front of a roaring fire....OK now I'm hungry, but I think you are beginning to get the picture. If you really want to get cookin' with this color pallet, avoid white, cool tones, [...]

Berkeley High Senior Kadijah Means Business

By | October 22nd, 2015|Client Spotlight, Senior Portraits|

Positive Images 2015 Senior Portrait client Kadijah Means is destined to make a difference in the world. Kadijah Means is a gradate from Berkeley High School located in Berkeley, CA. She has a great passion for helping create awareness of racial injustice that occurs within our communities and has made it no secret that she wants to spark a change. Angela Davis once said, “I’m no longer accepting the things I cannot change…I’m changing the things I cannot accept.” In reading this quote it is understandable as to why Kadijah would like to meet Ms. Davis one day. As stated [...]

Operation Hope Financial Freedom Fair

By | March 29th, 2015|Around Town, Events|

I have been fortunate to me on the team to document Operation Hope events for 5 years. Their programs are a tremendous resource in the Oakland community. Most recently, Tyrone Cosey, North Western Regional Vice President for Operation Hope, contacted me to photograph their Financial Freedom Fair at East Bay Church of Religious Science.  It was a full day of information and networking running from 8-2pm. Renee Tucker and Walter Brown on Credit Repair Panel It was great to see two of my Executive Portrait Clients, Renee Tucker and Walter Brown sharing valuable tips on improving your credit [...]

2016 Spokes Model Search

By | March 25th, 2015|Senior Portraits|

We are looking for a few outgoing members of the Class of 2016. Previous modeling experience is not required. It is not important that you look like a stereotypical model. We need energetic teens that are eager to share their Senior Portrait experience at Positive Images in Oakland with their classmates and friends. If you think you fit that description and would like a FREE Photo Shoot and chance to earn FREE Senior Portraits....Apply below.

A Love Note from a Loyal Portrait Client

By | October 3rd, 2014|Client Spotlight|

Mesmerizing! This is the only word that comes close to describing the emotions I felt the second my eyes landed on a family portrait by Positive Images. In the fall of 1997, I begrudgingly acquiesced to my boss and gave up a precious Saturday afternoon to attend a business expo event in Oakland, CA. My task for the day was simple. From the vendors in attendance, determine those companies our organization could establish a collaborative relationship with. As I walked out the ballroom, declaring mission accomplished as it related to my job, there was still a lingering question — who [...]

Senior Portraits On The Beach Are A Bay Area Benefit

By | September 20th, 2013|Senior Portraits|

Wthout a doubt.....one of the great benefits of living in the San Francisco Bay Area is the option of having one of a kind portraits created on the beach.  I create portraits of my beautiful family and love story clients on a regular basis, but did you know your Senior portrait session can include a module on the beach? Take advantage of our perfect Indian Summer weather to plan your royal moment on the beach. Phone to schedule a Consultation Design Appointment to plan the perfect session just for you.  (510)832-3686