My First Post of 2018 - Ivory + Gold Photography

My first post of 2018.

 

For the past few months, I haven't been really active, but at the same time active on my social media. I've been active in the sense that I follow and support all my friends as much as I can, whether it be updates on their life, sharing their incredible art or even supporting their business. I've been inactive in the sense that I've been neglecting my social media and my website. No, not because I'm lazy - but because I've been working on some big changes and a slight "refresh" of my brand that I thought it made sense to stop posting on IG, stop blogging and even updating my website so that I can prepare everything behind the scenes.

There has been a post I've seen a couple times on FB that has been on my mind which is - "don't wait til 2018 to make your goals! If you have goals - get to them right away, otherwise they're just excuses!" I can see the reasoning behind that, but I am one of those people that tell myself I will start drinking more water starting next Monday. I admit I am one of those people that need extra push of selecting a "start date" instead of right away - because to me, it feels like I'm getting a fresh start. Sometimes - when we set goals, we may not achieve them 100%; We may get distracted, beat ourselves up for it - but that symbolic day of waiting until Monday (start of the work week), or first of the month, or even the new year - is just my way of telling myself, hey it's ok you failed previously, take that time to recharge and start fresh again when you're ready. That brief pause in time really helps me build up the hype and motivation within myself to set out on my goals whether it be a new one or an old one.

2017 proved to be a successful one as my photography has really gained a lot of momentum. 2018, I have even bigger things planned. I hope we all continue to support one another and I wish everyone a fantastic year!

Get ready for my (subtle) social media mini makeover - because there are some shoots that I have been so fortunate to have been a part of. I'e been working behind the scenes with new changes to my website, even all of my future blog posts and IG posts that I will be rolling out starting today.

To kick off my first post - here's a teaser video clip from one of our styled shoots we did this past fall with an amazing team. Video was shot and edited by Elisa Le and Stan Garcia.

Blog post to come shortly with the my images from this shoot. Be sure to follow me for updates!

 

CREDITS:

 

Photographer:  @_ivoryandgold_

Model:  @claudiabakehouse

Dresses:  @parkandfifthco

Hair and Custom Headpieces:  @claraleungdesigns

Makeup:  @adajunmakeup

Jewellery:  @houseofmax

Florals:  @sodangguut

Videographers:  @elleesah and @backyard__visuals

Music: 'Taken' by Young Summer