Headshot Party with Ellevate Network and Chelsea C Photography!

Could your online image use a reboot? Now is a perfect time! On July 19th, I will be partnering with the Ellevate Network for a Headshot Happy Hour event where I will be offering headshot mini-sessions at a fraction of the usual cost. This will be a fantastic opportunity to boost your online image and network with other female professionals. The event is open to both members and nonmembers and we expect to be sold out before the event. Sign up today!  http://bit.ly/28UeBFw

The Importance of Headshot Photography as Your Brand Evolves

I love when a client reaches out to me to update their headshots with a new look or style. It means they are taking steps to evolve their online brand and visual storytelling. Arezou Zarafshan is a great example of this transformation in action. I first took Arezou's professional headshots almost two years ago to complement the website we were building together for her new consulting business Arezou Zarafshan and Associates. She then reached out to me again a couple weeks ago as she is starting a new phase in her consulting and needs to update her website and social media to correspond. We started with the headshots, which are a good indication of where we will be headed with her new and improved website!

As illustrated with Arezou, a professional headshot is an essential aspect of your online brand, so it is always good to keep it relevant and updated across multiple online channels. For most of my client's this means LinkedIn, Twitter, and Google+, but also Instagram and Facebook can be great places to express your brand. 

Here are a few of the headshots from Arezou's recent session, as well the first headshot (last in the set) revealing the brand update. Hopefully, this will serve as some professional portrait inspiration for your own brand! 

New Mister Freedom Music Video Coming Soon

I recently helped with the Mister Freedom music video for "Waltz" that will be premiering soon. If you haven't heard MF, check their last video here. The video centers around the juxtaposition of intergalactic entities falling in love. Here is a little preview...

 

 

Springing In

First spring photo session with Denver fashion blogger Stolen by Sara. Check out here write up of the outfit here: http://stolenbysara.com/2016/03/21/simple/

 

 

An Italian Summer | First days

A little more than a month ago, my family and I spent a week in an villa outside of the Italian hill town of Montepulciano. This was a trip inspired by my mom's 60th birthday, fulfilling her dream of bringing us all together in an Italian villa. The experience of living in this villa, surrounded by ancient hillsides with ripe Italian grapes and bahh-ing sheep, was nothing short of fantastical.

As I really can't begin to express my awe of Italy, from the medieval hill towns, to the majestic cities, to ruins of the Roman Empire, I hope these photos help to help the story for me. 

This is the first of several post from this experience, starting with this series, from our first days in the villa. Check in to see the next leg of the journey. 

xo Chelsea

The view from our Airbnb in Pisa, Italy. This was our first night sleep after a 24 hour journey The next day we traveled by train and car to Montepulciano. 

The view from our Airbnb in Pisa, Italy. This was our first night sleep after a 24 hour journey The next day we traveled by train and car to Montepulciano. 

Arrived at the villa, this was the view from the pool. I know. 

Arrived at the villa, this was the view from the pool. I know. 

The most stoic of the group, mom was always the first in the mostly freezing pool each day. As we watched from the side, testing the water timidly, she would assure us that the water was certainly warmer than the previous day, even though we all knew it was exactly the same. 

The most stoic of the group, mom was always the first in the mostly freezing pool each day. As we watched from the side, testing the water timidly, she would assure us that the water was certainly warmer than the previous day, even though we all knew it was exactly the same. 

More views from the pool/villa. 

More views from the pool/villa. 

Sheep's milk cheese. I'm a serious fan. 

Sheep's milk cheese. I'm a serious fan. 

Lady K's Costa Rica motorcycle burn and some Montepulciano red. 

MISTER FREEDOM

A little while back I shot photos of Denver's own F.Lawless and Neon Brown who together make up MISTER FREEDOM. They recently released their debut album by the same name, which is oh so fresh. This release is unlike anything I have ever heard come out of Denver, or anywhere else for that matter. At their release show last week, these gents had a full band backing up FL and opened the show with a cover of Black Flag. Need I say more?

I greatly encourage you to head to Soundcloud where their album, also featuring Mark Clifford's vibraphone skills, Deca and Vast Aire's lyrical mastery, and Fast4ward's scratches, is streaming for free for a limited time. 

09/21 Update! The MF boys are currently running an Indiegogo campaign to move their music further. This is an awesome chance to support art and creativity at the source. Please help donate what you can. xx