How to Hire a Professional Photographer for My Business

7 Questions to Plan a Successful Photo Shoot Photographs are a must-have in any marketing plan. You’ve built and nurtured your business, so it is important that you partner with a photographer that understands your needs. How do you go about finding and hiring the RIGHT photographer? Unsurprisingly, the number one question that inquiries can think to ask is “how … Read More

Assateague: Three Generations of Memories

A MINI DOCUMENTARY BY KELLY HECK My family camping at Assateague Island National Seashore began over 20 years before I was born. The earliest (dated) pictures I could find are dated 1969. It began with my Aunt Helen (Helen Stout) and her boys, Tommy & Philip. Then my grandmother, Sandy (Sondra Eaton) joined in the annual summer camping trip with … Read More

Taneytown Maryland Businesses Spread Hope

A good friend of mine, Kimberly from Pictures-R-Us, saw a wonderful video idea posted from a business owner located in Hanover, Pennsylvania. She shared the video with me, excited by the possibilities of doing one for our town, Taneytown, Maryland. Kimberly asked if I would take the lead on the effort since I have light experience in video editing – and … Read More

10 Locations in Carroll County, Maryland for Your Next Photo Shoot

Personal Branding Photos and Corporate Portraits & Headshots can basically be hosted ANYWHERE, as long as the location resonates with your brand. What is fun about personal branding or say… a small business or solo entrepreneur… is that you can use your own office, your home office, your kitchen, or even your backyard for photos. But if you feel those … Read More

4 Ways to Look Your Best on Video Call Applications

The Coronavirus doesn’t have to stop your meetings and consultations. We have access to many free video call apps: Google Hangouts, Skype, FaceTime, Duo, Zoom … With just a few simple tricks, you no longer have to shy away from a video call. Because when you look professional, you will feel amazing. And guys, when you feel amazing, you ROCK … Read More

Carroll County Tourism Wins “Best Printed Promotional Material – Barn Quilt Trail” at the 2019 Maryland Tourism Coalition

Check out the new booklet designed by Carroll County Office of Tourism – “Carroll County, Maryland Barn Quilt Trail” – featuring photographs of 35 Barn Quilts, photography by me – Kelly Heck! Bonnie Staub, Manager at the Carroll County Office of Tourism, and her team won “Best Printed Promotional Material – Barn Quilt Trail” at the 2019 Maryland Tourism Coalition … Read More

4 Ways Utilizing Your Photos & Video in Instagram Stories Can Improve Your Profile

Instagram is an incredible platform to showcase photographs that represent you and your business and/or interests. An interactive addition to Instagram is Instagram Stories, paired with Story Highlights. Story Highlights create an easy way to archive and categorize your favorite story posts to last forever as well as add a personal touch to your Instagram profile! Instagram Stories is a … Read More

Personal Brand Photography: 6 Story Ideas to Stage for a Staffing Agency Photoshoot

We all need to market ourselves like experts in this over-saturated world, but it’s easy to get hung-up on what to photograph. I LOVE Personal Branding Photography. And I feel that the best way to market yourself is through photography. I’m not biased at all. 🙂 As a professional photographer, my recommendation is to brainstorm scenarios that would help tell … Read More

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