Embracing Art Outside of Your Niche

I think most people assume that just because my style is so niche that I don’t branch outside of it at all. That couldn’t be further from the truth! In fact, the majority of my friends (IRL) create art that is very different from my own personal…


Maintaining Productivity and Growth in my Creative Business

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links Being a creative entrepreneur is a BLAST but it also comes with its own set of challenges. One of those challenges being the fact that I set my own schedule and determine my own success (yikes, that’s a…


Let's Talk Branded Photography

Let's Talk Branded Photography

Whether you’re a personal brand or you sell a physical product, photography is a crucial part of the branding process. Unfortunately, a lot of people don’t understand what branding photography is and the importance of it. Because of this, SO many…


The New + Improved Jessica S. Irvin

This month marks 2 years of the journey creating my own brand. While Jessica S. Irvin started as just an Instagram for colorful photos, it has grown into so much more than that. When I started my Instagram account, I knew I wanted to take colorful…


13 Takeaways From the Thrive Creative Conference

Last weekend I attended the Thrive Creative Conference in Austin, Texas. It was a wonderful time of networking, learning, and encouragement. You’ll see in some of my photos that the venue and decorations were absolutely stunning.…


Inspiration vs. Infringement

“Imitation is the biggest form of flattery.” Unfortunately, this is what some people say when they hear your work has been stolen or imitated online. However, I couldn’t disagree more. When your work is blatantly copied or used without credit, it…