Kelly Ann Photography: Kelly Settle awarded master of photography degree at Imaging USA 2024

We are so proud to announce that Kelly Settle, owner of Kelly Ann Commercial Photography, was awarded the degree of Master of Photography at the Imaging USA 2024 Conference in Louisville, KY, on Monday, January 29, 2024. Kelly was recognized for superior photographic skills demonstrated by image excellence in portraits, illustrative, commercial and reportage as […]

Visual Excellence: The Impact of Updated Professional Photography on Your Business

In the fast-paced world of business, where first impressions matter more than ever, the visual representation of your brand is a critical aspect of success. Professional photography plays a pivotal role in shaping how your business is perceived. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the profound impact that updated professional photography can have on […]

Custom Stock Photography. “Take control of your visual content”


We create extraordinary imagery of your people, your processes and products.  Giving you a library of tailored stock imagery that makes your unique business stand out from the competition.     Do you see the same generic images over and over again on social media or on websites within your industry?  Is your competition using the […]

Artificial Intelligence – Smart with no Heart

Its been all over my social media feed.  In the photographic industry AI will bring a huge change.  As if moving from film to digital in the early 2000’s wasn’t difficult enough for photographers to adapt to, now we have AI to contend with.    AI is the simulation of human intelligence processes by machines, […]

Building skills with Headshot education 2023

Imaging USA is a photography conference and tradeshow offering more than 80 speakers, over 100 exhibitors, and opportunities to network with 10,000 photographers. Hard to imagine that much creativity all in one place, right? Kelly began 2023 with this conference as a way to catch up with photographer friends, network with peer professionals, shop and […]

Awards and features with Professional Photographers of America (PPA)

The world’s largest trade association for professional photographers. Kelly is constantly looking to grow in her commercial photography skills. She tackles new challenges, takes classes, and learns from her mentors. Membership in PPA and attendance at PPA’s Imaging USA Conference have allowed her to connect with other photographers.   PPA offers photographers the challenge of […]

House Trends and Architectural Photography

House Trends is a locally-based publication that covers the greater Cincinnati, Columbus, and Dayton areas. If you live in those areas, you’ve likely had one delivered to your door. On their website, House Trends mentions that they invite readers inside beautiful homes “with striking photography and engaging editorial content”. What you may not realize is […]

Professional Photography Partners

We’re not alone in this business. And neither are you. Our goal is to partner with you to visualize and then create the images you need: the images that convey who you are and what you do in a way that actively draws potential clients in while sharing what makes your company, your people, your products, […]

Simple tips for taking better photos

Looking for tips for taking better photos? This series contains pro tips for improving your images. These are just a few of the many things that can make a photograph better. But the most important thing you can do is to capture important moments the way you see them. CLEAN YOUR LENS Did your grandma […]