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EPISODE SUMMARY Who is Amy V. Cooper? She’s a photography consultant, mindset coach, and business mentor who has been consistently loud in the world of commercial photography for 20 years. She’s been there and done that—and she can help you get there and do that too.  That’s why I asked her to come on the […]

Episode 006 – Why You Need To Be Consistently Loud

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It’s not often that you get to share in the magic of a moment, but this is one of those times. I was chatting with Kristina from Girl Gone Grits Food Styling by way of email—we were talking about possible collaborations and how we could work together. I had an idea for something glittery, fun, […]

The Glittery Secrets Of A Strawberry Photoshoot

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As a creative entrepreneur for nearly seven years, I get to do what I love every day. My work’s evolution has been great, and I’ve learnt so much about myself and how to spend my time. I’ve also had great teachers. They helped me find my voice and communicate effectively and meaningfully with clients. No […]

Why I Love Being A Creative Entrepreneur

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How to find the sauce EPISODE SUMMARY Meika Ejiasi is a food, portrait, and lifestyle photographer. She is also a black woman in the food photography industry—and she knows what it’s like to feel marginalized in that space. In this episode of the Savory Shot podcast, she talks with Mica about, how to find the […]

005: Break The Rules To Find The Sauce In Your Work

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The experience of working with me is like a lively, colorful, and inspiring ride on a roller coaster. I value three things: fun, innovation, and integrity, which means that I am constantly pushing myself to do my best work and keep my clients inspired and excited about what we create together. When you hire me […]

What Happens When You Hire Me as Your Food Photographer?

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Photographing ice cream is not only a fun job, but it’s one that’s helped me make connections with real people and their products. Henal Patel of Real Artisan Ice Cream reached out to me for a shoot recently. I was so excited to work with someone who is so passionate about their work. These ice […]

Recent Work: Photographing Ice Cream Is The Coolest Job Ever

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EPISODE SUMMARY In this episode, Dani Colombatto talks about how to live a more colorful life by bringing color to your surroundings whenever and wherever you can. She discusses the importance of being your own champion and trusting your intuition. We talk about cultivating your own personal style rather than simply following trends. This episode […]

004: Trusting Your Instincts And Owning Your Brilliance

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Do we really need to hire a food stylist for this shoot? It’s a common question, especially from first-time clients. They’re afraid that hiring a stylist will be too expensive, and they also wonder if it’s necessary in the first place. After all, that’s what the photographer is for, right? But here’s the thing: you […]

The Most Asked Question I Get from First-Time Clients, Answered

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I don’t post my personal political opinions often, but in this post I’m making an exception. My heart hurts for myself, and for all women in America today. I worry about what will happen to us in the future. June 24th, 2022, will go down in history as a day of infamy for American women. […]

My Heart Hurts For American Women

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EPISODE SUMMARY Bookkeeping is not as hard as you think. The moment you decide to make money from your art, you’re a business owner. You might not think about it that way, but the very fact that you’re trying to make money from the thing that makes you happy means that you are already an […]

003: Bookkeeping Is Not As Hard As You Think

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