Category: Personal Branding Photography

What is Personal Branding and 5 Ways to Ensure You Are in Control of Yours

Some people think a brand is a logo. Some people think it’s a logo, colours and fonts. That’s not entirely accurate, but they are part of a brand. The truth is that a brand is an all encompassing message that includes logos, fonts, colours AND a whole lot more. There’s a saying that your brand …

What Unique Advice Does a Professional Photographer With 18yrs Experience Have for New Business Owners?

In 2003 I was interviewed by Derrin Hynch, Sarina Russo and a few others on A Current Affair. Derrin described me as ‘the perfect employee’ and ‘a great asset to any employer’. What he didn’t beleive was that I was capable of being handed the keys to a $250,000 business and running it. I had …

How to Recognise Quality Photography – Even if you know nothing about photography

One of the things I hear very often in professional circles is that many people don’t know what to look for in a quality photograph. When searching for a car to purchase, I ask my mechanic’s opinion on what vehicle will be the best and not give me any trouble. As a professional photographer with …

Studio Photography – It’s benefits, pitfalls and better alternatives

It will come as no surprise that Oh Tilly Brand Photography is a great fit for many different brands with many different aesthetics. Tilly has been shooting since 2004 and has photographed in thousands of buildings, parks, beaches and homes. How does this differ from studio photography and which is best? Read on to find …

These 6 Branding Photography Myths are Stopping Your Business from Growing!

I bet you read that and thought, how on earth could a myth about branding photography be holding my business back? What does branding photography even have to do with the growth of my business? Surely I can grow my business without branding photography, or with sub-par brand photography? Well that’s the problem with something …

Toowoomba Sensitive Freight by Oh Tilly Photography

What a fantastic team and such a fun session with Toowoomba Sensitive Freight. Spread out over two sessions to capture everything they needed, we managed to capture the TSF truck with some iconic Toowoomba sights in the background. We were all stoked to be able to capture the truck, the Cobb & Co windmills and …

New Year, New Brand, New You

New Year, New Brand, New You! This is the best gift you can give your business this season. Book Now You probably know how important branding is, but knowing it doesn’t mean much unless you can back it up with a branding package that makes your business stand out from the competition. Oh Tilly Photography …

Branding Photography – What is it and Why do I need it?

Think about the last 10 financial decisions you made from a business you didn’t know beforehand (purchasing products or services): out of those how many did you make because of the people and the brand story behind the product or service? I’m guessing it’s a pretty significant percentage. And how did you come to know …

The Best Poses for Your Next Branding Photoshoot

The Best Poses for Your Next Branding Photoshoot It can be hard knowing how to pose when you're not a professional model. It's even more overwhelming knowing what poses are flattering. Then there are so many options and how do we know what is right for our business or personal branding needs? It's ok, Tilly …

Shayna Fernando Artist, Illustrator, Designer – Personal Branding Photography

When I get together with Shayna there’s always a LOT of giggling. Even more when her Hubby is around, because he’s a clown with all the rad dad jokes. Each time we create branding images together, I just fall more in love with Shayna. She’s one of the prettiest gals I know and always has …

Choosing the Perfect Location for Your Brand Shoot

Location location location. It’s not just a hot real estate tag line. It’s actually really important to consider when planning your brand photos hoot.  Here are the reasons it’s important and how to choose the best location for you.  Your location determines what your images will look like. Is your brand office/corporate based? Are you …

How to Use Your Brand Colours in Your Photoshoot

One of the easiest ways to create consistency accross your branding is to stick to your brand colours. You use them for your print marketing, business cards and website. Why not use them in your photos too?  How can you incorporate your brand colours into a shoot? There’s probably a million ways you could, but …

The 6 Outfits You Need for Your Branding Session or Head Shots

One of the biggest challenges in planning a branding session is what to wear.  Almost every single time a client books their session with me, their very first email after confirmation goes like this: ‘Yay, I’m so excited. Now I just need to figure out what to wear’. I mean, word-for-word they’re almost always the …

How to Do Hair and Makeup for Your Business Headshots and Branding Photoshoot

‘I prefer the no makeup look’, ‘I prefer the natural look’, ‘I don’t like the way makeup makes me look’.  If I had a penny for every time I heard one of those comments, I’d have a small fistful of pennies. Sadly there has been a lot of misinformation around makeup, and particularly makeup for the …

Susannah Birch 2020 – Personal Branding

This isn’t the first, or last, time I will work with Susannah! Susannah came to me with the most fantastic idea of shooting a highly styled shoot in luxury pajamas, I nearly died of excitement on the spot. Armed with a plan and a gorgeous Spring afternoon in Toowoomba, we had such a great time …

Sheryl of Athonika -Personal Branding

Sometimes you come away from a branding session and your face just hurts from all the laughing. This was one of the most face-hurt-laughing-till-we-cried sessions I’ve done in a long time. Sheryl is my kinda gal, her skin care range is not only ‘organic’ (a term that gets thrown around a lot these days), everything …

Jo Freeth Hair Artist – Personal Branding

For the first time in ages, I’ve looked at photos of myself and actually loved what I saw. The photoshoot was so much fun, our faces hurt the next day from laughing so much. Tilly really knows her stuff and knows how to capture the natural beauty of women. To say I’m over the moon …

Elizabeth Mani Psychic Medium – Personal Branding & Product Photography

Elizabeth Mani contacted me in need of beautiful imagery for her website. A woman who understands the importance of professional photography for her own business growth, she’s a girl after my own heart. Libbi and I hit it off instantly, and she has left a lasting impression on my daughter who connected with her straight …

Aeirlughe Graw – Personal Branding

Aeirlughe (Eh-Lu). An amazing healer, a beautiful light worker and an astrologer to boot! Lu wanted images that conveyed the love and emotion that surrounds her. She wanted her audience to be able to feel her light as they see her smile in her photos. I think her light truly shines through! You can check …

The Rowe Team Agency – Corporate Branding

If you need to buy or sell a home in the Toowoomba region, The Rowe Team are just about the most down-to-earth family owned and operated real estate team you could hope for. With so many amazing rave reviews it’s clear that they leave each one of their clients happier and with the home of …

Tammy Oldham Target Fitness – Personal Branding

Tammy and I connected through the Toowoomba Mumpreneurs Group on Facebook (Id you’d like to join up send me a request, we have 1800 members and growing). Several years ago Tammy completely a health assessment and nutritional profile for me. She was on the mark with everything and she was only just starting out! Since …

Plush Skin, Body & Beauty Corporate Branding and Product Photography

Melitta knows skin and there’s no one I’d trust more to take care of my skin care needs. I was thrilled to work with Melitta on her corporate branding for Plush Skin, Body and Beauty. What a blast! Since our work together Melitta has gone on to add more wonderful services to her menu and …

Miss Tiff – Personal Branding

The hands-down best dress shop in the Lockyer Valley – Miss Tiff Boutique, is the home of the lovely Miss Tiff (often her cheeky dachshund George too). Almost every beautiful dress I own is from Tiff’s shop and I can always find something there that looks amazing and is 100% on trend. You see Tiff …

Faith Friend Soul Alchemy Mentor and Medium – Personal Branding

One of the highlights of my week is Faith’s weekly Collective Reading. It’s always 100% accurate, which I love. Faith approached me with a vision for images that showed her connections and the beauty in what she does. We met at sunset in a beautiful park and created some magic together. You can follow Faith …

Susannah Birch – Personal Branding

Anyone in the blogging world has heard of Susannah Birch. An expert in blog traffic, writing, SEO, WordPress and, well, too many others to list in one blog post. Susannah is also the local Queen of Events. Having attended hundreds of local events and doing an amazing job at connecting locals with events that she …

Emma Mogg Personal Branding

Emma Mogg is a woman of many talents. She runs Miracle of Life Toowoomba, Darling Downs Baby, Blissful Beyond Birth and Full Circle Nurture DNA Jewellery. When she’s not running these amazing businesses, businesses that empower mothers and connect mother and baby focussed businesses, she is busy caring for her beautiful children and poultry! Emma …

Kim Cahill Personal Branding

This woman blows my mind. She is a powerhouse of connecting businesses to other’s who can help them to grow and move forward. She always has a warm radiant smile and she’s just a gorgeous human being. Naturally I have been chuffed each on each of the three occasions we have captured personal branding images …

Jessica Ritchie Personal Branding

Australian award winning business coach, brand and marketing specialist Jessica Ritchie approached me to help her create the perfect imagery for her brand. I couldn’t say no. Jessica’s brand is bright and fresh with lots of beautiful pink and as Jessica’s business has many different aspects we need to create a whole suite of images …

Emma Bowdler – The Women’s Accountant Personal Branding

When Emma first came to me (after I had captured some flatlay imagery for another one of her businesses) she wanted some fresh, fun and feminine branding photos that showed off her luxury but relaxed style. As The Women’s Accountant Emma runs a one of a kind bespoke accounting firm that represents women clients. She …

Kearin Lowry – Workforce Positive Personal Branding

Kearin’s session was so much fun! Spread over a few locations and getting to interact with several of her, very happy, clients. The impact her business has on each of her clients’ workforce is very clearly positive. You can follow Kearin on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/workforcepositive  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/workforce_positive/  Or connect with her on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kearinlowry/ You …