women's history month
March is Women’s History Month, and March 8 is the United Nations’ International Women’s Day, which this year is recognizing women in leadership.

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Photography is literally "light writing". Without light, photography would not exist. Without light, Life would not exist. At Photo Start, we help kids find their light and make it shine, creating a brighter future for themselves.

7 dangerous effects of sleep deprivation
Has the past year impacted your sleep? Do you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep for more than an hour or two at a time? Or do you wake up after four or five hours and can't go back to dreamland? You are not alone.

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Giselle sends telegrams to her friends around the world.

international day of persons with disabilities
On December 3rd, the United Nations observed the International Day of Persons with Disabilities to promote the rights and well-being of the estimated 1 billion people living with disabilities worldwide.

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Join our Family for #GivingTuesday, coming up on December 1. You can help us grow, starting now with the Celebrate Family Challenge: Post a fun family photo every day with #PhotoStartFun. Let's Grow!

green beauty: natural nails
What woman doesn’t love a great mani/pedi? Whether do-it-yourself or salon-applied, a pretty polish makes you feel, well, pretty and polished! But did you know that nail polishes and removers are among the most toxic cosmetics in the U.S.?

green beauty: sunscreen safety
After hearing distressing reports on the news and internet about dangerous chemicals in sunscreen, I decided to do a little sunscreen research myself. Here’s what I learned:

#1 way to ensure social media success
When it comes to social media marketing, posting everything, everywhere, every day won’t guarantee success, but it will definitely wear out you and your team.

about me
It took me a while to find my light. I earned a BFA in Photography from a small-town college in West Virginia – a long time ago and a galaxy far away from San Francisco where I live now. Not wanting to be a starving artist, I pursued other opportunities to “make a living”.