Busy with the demands of a long-held successful business and career, it had been years since Janet and Ray updated their website and headshots. They wanted their clients to be able to identify their warm, welcoming personalities and work environment but still recognize them as seasoned professionals and experts in their field. We consulted, put together a vision, brought together a team to help it unfold (thank-you Maggie Patterson of Scoop Industries, Megan Roberts of 2BU Artistry and Julia Thibert of Richardson Hair Design) and the results truly speak to what Janet Eaton and Ray Wheeler at Remax Hometown Realty represent. Keep your eye out for the release of their brand new website!
Dean Usher of Usher Wealth Management, CIBC Wood Gundy Kanata, wanted to bring a fresher, more welcoming face to investing and wealth management without compromising professionalism, trust and expertise. He has a team of skilled advisors and assistants who are more than just "bankers" and "tellers" - they are banking professionals with a beating heart, personality and the authority needed to take care of your finances and financial health. It was key that his images communicate just that.
One look at Vickie Dickson, and you know she's doing something right: glowing skin, thick, healthy hair, toned physique, twinkling eyes, vibrant energy ... She's testimony to the life she lives and the health and fitness she teaches and shares with others. Vickie brings Holistic Nutrition, Yoga and doTERRA oils to her personal lifestyle with life-changing results and is willing to share that journey with you as well.
Vickie needed updated headshots and branding images to reflect her core values and the education and services she can bring to others. Her results are as energetic and as vibrant as herself.
More about Vickie Dickson and how she can help you take care of your body so it's a great place to live can be found on www.vickiedickson.com
What do you get when 1 lady has a vision of helping others and 4 others step up to give their own help? You get a 100 Women Who Care, North Grenville Chapter, Leading Ladies team.
Ashley Vincent had the vision of bringing this effective fundraising concept to North Grenville and Anne Eves Kotlarchuk, Su Ouellette, Dawn Rodger and Diana Leeson Fisher quickly jumped on board to support her efforts.
The concept of 100 Women Who Care is: 100 women + 1 hour meeting @ 4 times per year + $100 quarterly donation each = over $10,000 donated quarterly to the community that they serve. The first chapter was founded in San Francisco, California in 2000 - and the concept is quickly spreading throughout North America.
The North Grenville Chapter has already donated thousands to Community Living North Grenville and the Beth Donovan Hospice. Membership and support are gaining momentum.
So, no stale headshots for these Ladies and their website / social media profiles! There's no stopping the care, warmth, commitment and compassion in these women. These truly are the faces of 100 Women Who Care.
If you'd like more information on the concept or would like to organize a team,
"Like" and follow along on the 100 Women Who Care, North Grenville FACEBOOK PAGE
check out the 100 Women Who Care, North Grenville WEBSITE.
Now, I don't have a team yet. Who's with me?
Angie Peladeau is no stranger to having a book published. In 2012 she taught families how to homestead in her book, How to Homestead: Your Family's Guide to Simple Living and now, in 2016, she's teaching women how to transform their lives in her soon-to-be-released book that continues to take a whole-istic approach to living and earning a living. Angie had a particular vision in mind for her book cover that she wanted to achieve in her headshots and book branding session. Can you guess which image was her favourite? You'll know it when you see it on the shelves. ;) Congratulations, Angie!
Casual, yet sharp. The gorgeously intelligent brain behind SheConnex.
If you've looked at your closet and thought to yourself you have nothing to wear despite being confronted by legions of clothing, then Danielle Warren with Styling With Dani can help. She is your Professional Fashion Consultant who can help re-vamp your wardrobe, shop with you, shop FOR you, teach you how to dress your best to match your lifestyle, maximize your budget without minimizing style, fine-tune your everyday wardrobe or add flare for a special occasion. She has services that include a full review of your closet, assessment of body type vs style, cluttering and organizing and refreshing your existing wardrobe with a few on-trend pieces. She will even execute a well-planned shopping trip based on your body type and profile - or do the shopping for you and deliver her findings in the comfort of your own home! Danielle is even working on a Fashion Party, Sip & Shop option and on Custom Group Consultations. Her mission is to empower women through fashion, one outfit at a time.
Danielle wanted more than just a headshot: she wanted a set of images that would reflect the varied services she provides -- without having to purchase stock images that would not reflect her personality and mission. She will use her headshots and media branding session to help showcase what she does on her Styling with Dani Website, Facebook and Instagram pages. Keep your eye on this gal! She has great plans in store for both you and your wardrobe!
So you think you need a new headshot? You may want to consider a Branding Session instead: Shelli Warren, A SheConnex Media Refresh
SheConnex is fast becoming a household name around these parts. What was once an online women's group is now a fortress of coaching events, workshops, retreats and facilitation and speaking opportunities that foster strength, confidence, growth and leadership for adults and youth alike. At its helm is Shelli Warren -- the female powerhouse of SheConnex who brings over 25 years of leadership and global experience to the table. Her list of credentials and accomplishments is long and noteworthy, but she remains ever down-to-earth, welcoming and friendly -- a small-town girl at heart with big city determination and successes.
Beyond the typical updated headshot, Shelli was looking to add a personal touch to the SheConnex website and wanted business portraits and media images -- branding -- that would speak to her style, personality and capabilities in coaching and leadership -- portraits and images that would give the viewer a sense of who Shelli is in an instant -- so key in today's online experience where typical viewers know within 3 - 5 seconds (or 3 - 5 clicks) whether they want to pursue doing business with you.
A business "refresh" or "branding" is definitely a process, one that has to unfold with focused intent -- it's more than just an updated headshot. Preshoot, Shelli and I met to discuss her vision so there was a solid understanding of what the end results needed to be. A team of curated professionals was brought on board to help execute the vision and conscious planning ensued (right down to paperclips!). The results are simultaneously strong and feminine, professional and whimsical, worldly and elegant, creative and grounded -- all the facets that make up Shelli and the foundation she has in place for SheConnex.
You can see Shelli's images in action on her re-freshed website here: SHECONNEX WEBSITE
And, true to Shelli and her leadership, Shelli wrote and published a complimentary step-by-step guide of how to design your own Media Refresh Day from her rebranding experience with me to share with YOU. You can download Shelli's complimentary Media Refresh Day guide here: GUIDE
Much thanks and appreciation to you, Shelli, for the trust you displayed in me and in my colleagues to get you what you needed. ~ Elenora
Hair: Sydney, Array Hair Studio
Makeup: Megan Roberts, 2BU Esthetics & Makeup Artistry
Set + Styling: Martia Cicalo
Accommodations: Kemptville Suites
Photography: Elenora Luberto, J E M M A N | photography
Even though Maggie Patterson of Maggie Patterson Communications initially reached out to me for "headshots", I knew immediately upon speaking with her that she was looking for something definitely more specialized than the standard (read "cookie-cutter") headshot: she was looking for a set of adaptable, customized business portraits that she could use on her websites, guides and social media platforms that would speak clearly to her personality, style, business and moxie. As an experienced copyright and communications strategist with over 15 years experience in the field, Maggie knows all-too-well the value of standing out, getting noticed and being trusted -- and needed her business portraits to be in line with that. We chatted over the phone, met in person, fleshed out a plan and invited other professionals on board to help execute exactly what Maggie envisioned. Her results are at once charismatic, warm, inviting, chock full of confidence and strength and professional -- just like Maggie. Thank-you, Maggie, for your trust throughout the process as we created images to represent your brand and moxie! ~ Elenora
Set Location: Kemptville Suites
Set Design & Styling: Martia Cicalo
Hair: Richardson Hair Design
Makeup: 2bu Esthetics & Makeup Artistry
Photography: J E M M A N | photography
This November marked the opening of Aphroditi Escape Spa & Salon in one of Kemptville's predigious heritage locations in Old Town Kemptville. Owner, Sherry-Lynn Stark, has effectively played out her vision of growing her home-based small business into a successful urban spa in the heart of rural Kemptville. Sherry-Lynn offers a host of services and products, many that are exclusive to the Spa and many that will appeal uniquely to couples, intimate groups and destination clients. Visit aphroditiescapespa.com for a listing of what the Spa has to offer or contact Sherry-Lynn or her staff directly at 613 258 3535. Congratulations to another successful business that is helping put Kemptville on the map!
Lovingly created ... acute attention to detail ... starting from scratch ... ending with finery. That's Tammy Feldott and The Scratch Cake.
Thank-you, Tammy, for allowing me to spectate as you adeptly spun your creations this morning. I look forward to working with you to capture images that showcase your amazing talent and skill.
Contact Tammy for your next sweet craving or your special event at The Scratch Cake.
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