The 2019 Shoot and Share Contest | Weddings and Family Photographer | Virginia Beach

I’m finding myself speechless this year. Another year has come and gone for entering in the Shoot and Share contest. It is beyond beautiful to witness such amazing and talented souls who come together to show off their work so bravely to the whole world. I first want to thank EVERY single one of myContinue reading “The 2019 Shoot and Share Contest | Weddings and Family Photographer | Virginia Beach”

Community Over Competition | ISO:ALT | Virginia Beach Wedding Photographer

Today I have to share with you one of the most amazing parts of what I do and how I almost gave it all up till I met Misty and Michael. So many times I hear people say how they hate their jobs and can’t wait to retire and live the life they always dreamed.Continue reading “Community Over Competition | ISO:ALT | Virginia Beach Wedding Photographer”

The Results Are In! | Shoot & Share Contest | Virginia Beach Photographer

Out Of 50 Images I Submitted To The Contest… There Was Over 11,351 Photographers Who Entered This World Wide Contest, With A Total Of 413,065 Images Entered In To 25 Categories! I Am So Excited To Share With You Where Our Tashena Shaw Photography & The Beautiful Intuition  Images Fell In This Years Contest! 10 Images Made ItContinue reading “The Results Are In! | Shoot & Share Contest | Virginia Beach Photographer”

You Are The Greatness Among The Greatest! | Shoot & Share Contest 2018 | Virginia Beach Photographer

To You The Photographer Who Feels Defeated & Not Worthy Because Of This Contest… Let me explain something to you that you may not understand just yet. YOU ARE THE GREATNESS AMONG GREATEST! It takes great guts to pick even just one image to enter in to the Shoot and Share contest, never mind ifContinue reading “You Are The Greatness Among The Greatest! | Shoot & Share Contest 2018 | Virginia Beach Photographer”

Using Your Very Own Neighborhood For A Photo Shoot  |  TIPS FOR LOCATION  |  Virginia Beach Photographer

I get asked all the time about my locations and how I pick them. I have clients who worry so much about that ‘perfect’ spot and afraid it just isn’t good enough. Well I am here to show you with the help of my little girl just how using your very own neighborhood can makeContinue reading “Using Your Very Own Neighborhood For A Photo Shoot  |  TIPS FOR LOCATION  |  Virginia Beach Photographer”

Choose To See The Roses… | God’s Grace For Us | Personal | Encouraging | Virginia Beach Photographer

It’s Friday morning and life is crazy! I’m going to be honest here… Life can suck sometimes. Like really suck! There are days I want to scream, and sometimes I do. I’m not always the best Wife, Mom, Daughter, Sister, or Friend. I have my good moments and my bad. I am only human. IContinue reading “Choose To See The Roses… | God’s Grace For Us | Personal | Encouraging | Virginia Beach Photographer”

Copyright Stealing And What It Means To An Artist | Frustrated | Virginia Beach Photographer

I woke up this morning to a message on my Tashena Shaw Photography ‘Like’ page… Showing me links to an Instagram account. Thinking nothing of it I take a look and see my work all over this page. As I go on looking I see this lady is claiming them as her own. Images suchContinue reading “Copyright Stealing And What It Means To An Artist | Frustrated | Virginia Beach Photographer”

Weddingwire Award | Thank You Brides! | Wedding Photographer

I will admit I have been feeling defeated and just all around low when it comes to my photography. And although I know I am doing great. I know I have AMAZING clients and brides. I know that I LOVE what I do with a passion! There are still those moments I feel I don’tContinue reading “Weddingwire Award | Thank You Brides! | Wedding Photographer”

Always Remain True To Yourself… | Forgiving A Bully | Personal

I’m going to vent my thoughts here a little… So please forgive me for this, as I know we all have moments of needing help too. I am sharing this because these past few months I have been dealing with a cyber-bully.  And yes anyone can be bullied, harassed, and hurt…  Age doesn’t play aContinue reading “Always Remain True To Yourself… | Forgiving A Bully | Personal”

Don’t Let The Darkness Overshadow Your Dreams. | Inspiring | Virginia Beach Photographer

I can’t tell you how many times I will wake up feeling defeated and I just want to give up. I will receive back emails and messages from Brides and potential clients who don’t need me. I will read things like, “Your not the right fit. Your to expensive. Your new to this. Your notContinue reading “Don’t Let The Darkness Overshadow Your Dreams. | Inspiring | Virginia Beach Photographer”