Author Archives: Adrienne

Have you Considered WHY Your Professional Headshot Matters?

When it comes to selling your brand, no one is going to do the job like you. Your profile image is your calling card. It’s the very first impression you make! Using your favorite ‘selfie’ on your business page looks unprofessional. Consider how you feel when researching a company online? If the CEO is using...

Experience Spontaneity with Family Photography Like Never Before

How often do you delay scheduling your ‘annual family photo session’? If you’ve had an unpleasant photography experience in the past, you’re likely to avoid scheduling in the future. And I’ll be the first to tell you, things never go exactly how we plan! But what if there was a different approach which left you...

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Why create an artist community? It’s been on my mind for a while now… creating a safe place to share my art & my journey with the people in my life. As much as I’d like to have weekly discussions with all of the friends, clients, colleagues, & mentors I’ve met throughout my life- there...

Now offering Photography Classes in Overland Park

Photography is an art form that’s captivated minds for centuries. Photography allows us to preserve memories and emotions in a way nothing else can. It’s true, these days anyone can ‘snap a photo’. If you shoot enough frames you’re bound to get something decent. But if you don’t spend time learning how to create an...

3 Reasons Why Stock photography won’t Elevate Your Brand

Stock photography can be a great solution for social media feed; however it’s typically generic and less engaging. When cutting costs by using stock photography, you’ll compromise your marketing efforts with watered down imagery. Here are 3 reasons custom photography is the only option when planning your next marketing campaign. Personalize your Brand Stock photography...

All Opportunities are What you Make Them Positive or not

Since choosing Kansas City as home in 2005, I continue to find reasons why I love this city. Initially I was attracted to the peace I felt here, to the feeling I belonged. Over time this community has convinced me I truly do. Kansas City is a home for artists. This Spring Kansas City hosted...

What’s the Deal with Fab Over 40?

An email said I was selected as a contestant in the Fab Over 40 competition. Cautiously optimistic, my momentary excitement was replaced by a twisting sensation in my gut… I’ve been scammed before. Is this really a contest about being fabulous or is it something else? While this competition CAN be used as offer an...

4 Reasons Why I Decided to Hire a Business Coach

Although I’ve run a successful business for 20 years, it’s never too late to re-invent yourself. Recently I found it was time to hire an outside opinion. While my business has survived a number of complex situations, I’ve found ‘surviving’ is different than ‘thriving’. Running a business to survive for today vs. running a business...

The Hearts of Kansas City

Have you noticed the hearts of Kansas City? Heart sculptures have popped up throughout the city, each uniquely designed by a local artist. It’s embarrassing to admit but originally my daughter knew more about this art project than I did!?! Although I was born and raised in South Georgia, I’m proud to call Kansas City...

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An internationally award winning artist, Adrienne Maples creates dynamic portraits & pieces together powerful narratives through her still photographs. Known for her 'spunk & pizazz', her talent is in her ability to transform mediocrity into something extraordinary.

In her free time, you can find her digging in the dirt, hosting impromptu dance parties with her daughter or practicing her evil laugh.

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