What the heck is b-roll and how to make it authentic to you? Yup, you hear about b-roll and have no idea of why it’s so important. B-roll are the takeaway shots that create a story and help your audience connect with your message, lifestyle, values. They are the images that speak for themselves without words. The easy solution is to just buy stock footage. BUT, not only does descent stock (not the creepy stock that looks like a bad […]
Camera Ready Photo and Video Tips to look amazing on video and in headshots so you can be a swipe right brand and attract your ideal audience.
In today’s crowded entrepreneurial market, it’s critical for you to be a Personality Brand to stand out and be magnetic to your most profitable clients.
People connect with real people. In a digital world that starts with your headshots and videos.
I cracked the code on getting in front of the camera and my business exploded! Now I’m going to help you get more business aligned with the real you.
There’s a ton of free photo and video tips content here on the blog but if you are serious about being known as personality brand…
Camera Ready: If you want to know how to get fuller lips without injectibles or heavy makeup, this live video is for you. I was cleaning up my bathroom and thought this would be a great time to share how I get fuller lips for days when I know that I’ll be shooting a video, taking a headshot, or simply want to feel a little sexier. It’s pretty simple… no injectibles.. advanced beauty procedures… or any other hocus pocus, just a […]
Have an inside look into the world of beauty PR and Parisian style with Marie-Laure Fournier. Understanding this European outlook to beauty, branding, and business is not always easy, especially because we have to adjust our cultural mentality. To help us bridge the gap between European glamour and American business savvy, I have Beauty consultant and Entrepreneur Marie-Laure Fournier on this week’s episode of the 7 Days to Amazing Podcast with Sharon Haver. Understand the “better than natural, chic and […]
So many fashion-savvy people believe that they must be prepared, and have to properly set up for a stylish photo or video. It does not have to be hard to fit this into your busy schedule everyday. In this fast-past world of fashion, opportunities appear everywhere even when you are on the go! Whether I’m filming, going to a business meeting, or just out and about, I seize any interesting opportunity that I find super convenient; like when my shirt […]
It’s National Selfie Day! I thought I’d take the opportunity to share some simple tips to take a better selfie. Honestly, the first time that I heard the word “selfie” I thought it was a joke. But since 2012, the word “selfie” grew in popularity more than 17,000% with 93 million selfies taken every day, and over 304 million posts on Instagram alone that use the #selfie hashtag. The folks at YouCam app report that 36% of people use filters […]
Watch today’s video for my behind-the-scenes vlogging tips on how I make quick videos on my computer for Youtube and social media– and why I like recorded videos over livestream. Lately, one of my top frequently asked questions is how I make the Quick Tips videos that I use as content here on FocusOnStyle for video blogging, youtube, and social media videos rather than solely written blog content. I’ve been asked if I record my one-take videos in clumps, one […]
Quick tips to feel and look natural on video and make the camera or smartphone your friend. Connecting with your audience either in a live video or recorded to essential to your personal brand. Like it or not, being on camera is part of our lives now, especially if own your own business, are an entrepreneur, coach or consultant. Videos are used on not only your web site but on social media so instead of freaking out learn how to […]
WebCams, videos, livestreams are a big part of our business communication these days. In a digital world you don’t want to be stuck looking like your stuck in an analog world. There’s a few tell tale signs that you really are snoozing at the wheel when it comes to how you present yourself online… Watch today’s quick to find out how to look relevant and modern on webcam.
I have to admit that I’m not the best at blowdrying my hair or using a curling iron. Frankly, I don’t have to be! My easy beauty hack for using Velcro rollers to add volume to fine hair is so simple, that I don’t have worry about complicated blowouts.
BEAUTY IS HOW YOU SEE YOURSELF- You don’t have to wiggle like Marilyn, or have a camera focused on your face to beguile, but you do have to radiate inner beauty to hold the spotlight. Discover self-admiration. Feel praiseworthy about yourself. Glow.