KARINA LYBURN | Personal Branding Photographer


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  1. Build your brand with these 6 key elements

    The first quarter of a new year is a great time to think about how you can refine your brand. Our brands and businesses are constantly evolving, with each new client we work with, each new idea we try, and each new personal or professional goal we seek to achieve.

  2. 2020 - how to review and reflect on this year, ready for 2021!

    And so we prepare to say “so long and farewell” to 2020… As this year draws to a close, and we wind down towards a well-earned rest over the Christmas period, I’m making time for my annual review - a chance to reflect on the year just gone, to gain…

  3. My 6 favourite books of 2020

    “Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors; and the most patient of teachers.”– Charles W. Eliot Every year I aim to read more than the previous year. I thought a global pandemic and less time behind the camera would

  4. 4 steps to taking better social media photos for your business

    Social media allows us to connect with our communities and ideal clients in a more accessible and informal way than ever before, but it requires time, thought, and a serious amount of content! Using images in your posts is not only a sure-fire way to increase engagement but is also…

  5. 7 things to do with your hands on a photo-shoot

    When it comes to personal branding photo-shoots, one question I’m frequently asked is, “what should I do with my hands?” Why is it that most of the time we can move through life without worrying about what our arms and hands look like, but stick us in front of a…

  6. Becoming visible - move past fear and share your story

    “The ocean does not apologise for its depth and the mountains do not seek forgiveness for the space they take and so, neither shall I.” - Becca Lee WHEN YOU… Share photos of yourself onlineCreate video content or jump on the livestream trainStart to be vocal on social mediaPut your…

  7. PR: what it is and how it can help you build your brand, by Lou Stewart of Your Kind Co.

    PR – WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT ANYWAY? There are lots of myths surrounding what some call the dark art of PR, from whether it costs a fortune, to ‘it’s only something for big brands’ and my favourite - that we are all ladies who lunch – Ab Fab style! Well…

  8. 3 ideas for social media photos you can take today!

    Summer holidays are just around the corner, and while they might not be quite what we had planned at the start of the year, let’s make the most of them! Now is a great time to start thinking about social media content and the photos you can take on your…

  9. 5 must-have props for your personal branding photo-shoot

    Whether you’re planning an epic personal branding photo-shoot with the photographer of your dreams, or you’re just wanting to up your bespoke social media stock photo game, there are a few foolproof props you shouldn’t be without. 1. Your laptop or tablet Likely to be the engine room of your…

  10. Brand archetypes: what are they and how can they help you?

    Think of your favourite stories. Be they books, films or television series’, which were the stories you loved and really engaged with? Now think of the characters within those stories. The chances are those characters fit into fairly broad categories; the mysterious and seductive femme fatale, the spandex-clad hero back…

  11. Top tips for using video - IGTV and video conferencing

    These unprecedented times are forcing many of us business owners out of our comfort zones and catapulting us well and truly into our learning zones! Video, whether for marketing purposes or team communication, has been on the rise for a while, but right now it’s more important than ever. But

  12. 5 top tips to help you stay grounded

    The world feels pretty overwhelming right now and with so much uncertainty it can be hard to think straight. But maintaining a sense of ‘normality’ can be really helpful in terms of your mindset, your resilience and your productivity. When we connect with normality, things feel a little bit easier…

  13. 2019 - how to reflect on and be inspired by this year ready for 2020!

    And so 2019 almost draws to a close… As we switch on our out of office replies, and switch off our laptops for a well-earned break, I’m taking some time to reflect on the year just gone, to have more clarity around my achievements, my successes, my ‘things-I-could-have-done-better’ and much,…

  14. My 5 favourite books of 2019

    “Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.” – Lemony Snicket One of my goals for 2019 was to read more, and I’m pleased to say I’ve actually achieved it! More travelling with work this year has meant more time to catch up with reading as the

  15. 10 Things I’m Loving Right Now: June 2019

    It’s been a while since I shared some of the things that are currently inspiring me. Whether it’s people, books, music, TED talks, it’s all here! I hope some of them inspire you too. 1. A couple of weeks ago I went to see Mary Portas in conversation as part

  16. Looking back on 2018 - how and why I’m reviewing my year

    Happy Winter Solstice! 2018 has been an incredible year of growth and personal development.  But sometimes we get so caught up in the next goal, the next big job, that next milestone, that we can feel like we’re not really progressing.  Sometimes it’s only when you stop and look back

  17. 10 Things I’m Loving Right Now

    Recently on Instagram I’ve started a monthly ‘5 things I’m loving right now’ post, but I thought over here on my blog I’d do an extended ‘10 things I’m loving right now’, you lucky lot! Think of this is the director’s cut! So, here are 10 things that might be…

  18. Barnum Humbug: life and business lessons from The Greatest Showman

    © 20th Century Fox Last week I treated myself to a little self-care time by going to see ‘The Greatest Showman’ at the cinema.  What a wonderful piece of film - I’m STILL buzzing from it. Inspired by the rise and fall and rise again of the controversial circus impresario

  19. Inspired by Steve Judge’s amazing story

    Image Source: www.triathloninspires.com When it comes to writing blog posts, someone once told me to, “write about what inspires you.”  Well I was certainly inspired after meeting Steve Judge at a networking event a few days ago. Told that he may never walk again after a near-fatal car accident in…

  20. Styling tips for your personal branding photo-shoot!

    So, you’re all booked in for an amazing personal branding shoot but then the wardrobe crisis strikes! Sound familiar? Yep, I’ve totally been there!  “What do I wear? Does that even suit me? Does that even fit me?!” When it comes to styling, the most important thing is to be…

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