Guest Contributor | Leslie Vega



Leslie Vega is a seasoned brand designer for photographers and wedding professionals. She founded Leslie Vega Design in 2008 and has been creating breathtaking brands for clients across the globe ever since. From logos to stationery and beautiful web presences, her passion exudes in her work and in her client experience. View her work at




It's Friday!  We have a super freebie for our Forum members today from Prairie Sweet Boutique!  Check it out along with all the items in our Digital Goodie Bag!

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 Marketing Card Template

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Marketing and boosting your business is always in season!  Prairie Sweet Boutique has a great collection of marketing cards for every season and this gold tribal design offers such a modern, chic way to grab your clients' attention!  Whether you send it in an email or newsletter, in the snail mail as a post card or put it on your website/Facebook page, you can't go wrong with this gorgeous design!

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design3-e1401425522541-1024x272 We just couldn't wait to beautiful maternity session from Forum Member,  Morgan Dixon of Purple Willow Photography in Leduc, Alberta (Canada)!

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Inspiration: I love a bohemian look, I love the water & I love clients that let you have creative control!!  For this session we mixed it up with some shots in a small open field & then took it to the lake down the street with her pretty tie die dress.  

Equipment:  Canon Mark II, 50mm 1.4

Concept or Style Collaboration:  Yes - We chatted about certain outfits that would work with the pretty sun & later, in the water.  I try to send clients some “inspiration” photo’s before the session to get them excited about what to wear to their session.

Editing:  Completely done in Lightroom!   Adjusted my exposure & warmed it up.  Adjusted my Tone curve & took down my saturation (-5) to give it a tiny bit of film look.  I also did a Lens correction.

Favorite thing about  this session:  Everything - I loved the light we got that evening!  I love that my client was such a great sport.  I love that I finally got to do a Maternity Session in the water.  I had so many ideas, but she couldn’t swim, so we kept it shallow lol.  

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Thank you Morgan for sharing your gorgeous work with us!  

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