• 7/8/15 - Business, News, Throwbacks: Love, Me Archives

    Summer Sale: Snag your portraits before they’re gone!

    About a year ago, I made the decision to narrow the focus (pun totally intended) of my photography business. Why? Because I have always loved

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  • 4/14/15 - Business, Rush 101, Savvy Senior

    Rush 101: Perfecting Your Resume

    **2018 UPDATE** In addition to totally FREE résumé + cover letter templates, I now offer completely custom Recruitment Information Packets that are available for purchase! Packets are available in 24

    Joen: Thanks! It was helpful! (Apr 14, 2017 at 06:45 am)
    Rush 101: What to Wear During Sorority Recruitment - Love, Me Photography: […] 101 Series, we’ve covered the following: Recruitment packets, letters of recommendation, and the all-important resume. Don’t get me wrong—I have loved delving into each and every one of these […] (Feb 28, 2017 at 12:36 pm)
    Rush 101: The Recruitment Information Packet - Love, Me Photography: […] cover letter template! You’ll find the next installment of our Rush 101 series right here: How to format a recruitment résumé. Don’t forget to stop by your local Alumnae Panhellenic organization’s website to ensure […] (Feb 09, 2017 at 10:44 am)
    Crystal: Hi there! In addition to including information from your high school (i.e. your class rank, activities and involvements, etc) you will want to include academic and social/philanthropic information from your current university. List your current university, the GPA you'll be ending the year with, and any campus involvements, clubs, or volunteer organizations you have worked with prior to your transfer. I hope this helps, and would love to have you join my Sorority Scoop group for further information! Sign up here: http://lovemephotography.com/the-experience/join-sorority-scoop (Dec 22, 2016 at 10:06 am)
    a: i need help! i'm a transfer student seeking recruitment at my new university. what do i put on my resume? (Dec 21, 2016 at 15:17 pm)
    Rush 101: Sorority Recruitment Tips and Terminology: […] What information should be included on my social resume for sorority recruitment? […] (Aug 14, 2016 at 09:25 am)
    Crystal: Hi Kenzie, I am just now seeing your comment...so glad to hear that the post was helpful for you! I don't think it's a deal-breaker at all. In fact, you could use this as a great talking point during recruitment week. All sororities have a specific philanthropy that they work with, so I think it would be very well received if you mentioned that you are really looking forward to getting involved with serving the community through a sorority! Since you don't have any experience as of now, just leave that section off of your resume. I hope this helps! (Jul 30, 2016 at 13:55 pm)
    Kenzie: This post has helped me so much with knowing what to put on a resume! Sadly in high school I never did community service even though I always wanted to. Is this a deal breaker for most sororities or is it okay because I am very interested in doing it?? Also what should I put on my resume for that or should I just leave that off of it? (Jul 03, 2016 at 01:14 am)
    Resume Printing How-To (or, How to Merge a Word Document and a PDF!): […] one of our custom recruitment information packets in digital form, or you decided to tweak our free resume template to fit your style, or you went totally DIY and designed your own letterhead, OR you want to turn […] (May 20, 2016 at 08:49 am)
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  • 5/31/11 - Business, Throwbacks: Love, Me Archives

    Coming Soon | DFW Commercial Photographer

    Does your child have what it takes to be a Commercial Kid? For a few weeks I’ve been posting on facebook about an exciting new

    Robbi Nichols: I'd love some more info. My oldest is very photogenic. (Jun 07, 2011 at 14:13 pm)
    Angie: I'd love information on what this is all about. (Jun 05, 2011 at 23:16 pm)
    Erin Carlyle: LOVE! (May 31, 2011 at 17:18 pm)
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  • 7/31/10 - Business, Life & Love

    Serious honor in my small little world!

    The day after we moved to Denver, I left on a flight to Chicago to finally meet my biggest photography inspiration (and IDOL) … AUDREY

    Erin C.: SO AMAZING. Congrats to you both...you both are rockstars in my book too! (Aug 17, 2010 at 21:02 pm)
    Carla Busk: Woot woot that's awesome, now everyone knows you rock:) like I have always thought. (Aug 07, 2010 at 01:33 am)
    Marcie: I found your blog from Audrey's. I love your pictures! You have a new blog stalker :D It would be amazing to someday be at the point where I could take a workshop from her! (Aug 05, 2010 at 23:35 pm)
    Yvonne: Beautiful images and I can see why Audrey would love your work. (Aug 03, 2010 at 09:24 am)
    Aunt Loree: I always knew your where good. Congrats, I'm sure you have more success in your future. (Aug 01, 2010 at 15:49 pm)
    Crystal: Haley, yea, we really dont take ourselves this seriously ... lol! :) (Aug 01, 2010 at 09:27 am)
    courtneycourtney: chi town?! (Jul 31, 2010 at 22:29 pm)
    haley b: super congrats to both of you! and glad you can post pictures you don't even like of yourself. love it. you two are both beautiful! (Jul 31, 2010 at 22:07 pm)
    Stephanie: Nice, Crystal!! That's pretty exciting stuff :-) Glad you had a great time with one of your BFF's. Minus, of course, almost getting killed in a taxi :-) (Jul 31, 2010 at 20:32 pm)
    Jamie Kutter: Lol, Lol, Lol!!! Those pictures are bad....I love sharing this love for photography with you! I love you and your sweet little family soooo much! (Jul 31, 2010 at 18:10 pm)
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  • 5/13/10 - Business, News


    I am looking for a business person who would like to share my studio space and look after things while I’ll be traveling back and

    Wendy Moss: Please call me to discuss. Thank you, Wendy Moss (Jun 03, 2012 at 22:51 pm)
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  • 10/24/09 - Business, Life & Love

    playing around at the STUDIO | dfw studio photographer :)

    Fridays are Mommy and Mia Grace day!  Yesterday, it was much needed after all the long hours I’ve been putting in.  We went shopping, had

    Denise Jones: Mia Grace may be a 'reluctant' model, but she's a beautiful one! (Nov 15, 2009 at 12:50 pm)
    Eliza: Love that baby girl!!! So beautiful. That one of her with the pigtails...I'd blow that up BIG!!! (Nov 13, 2009 at 17:55 pm)
    Wendy Shabay: How do you ever choose which pictures to print?? My house would be covered with pictures! Beautiful! (Nov 10, 2009 at 22:39 pm)
    lauren gauthier: these are FANTASTIC, crystal! your work is consistently stunning...as is your daughter!!!!! (Nov 07, 2009 at 08:00 am)
    Ashley Huffman: she is soooooo beautiful...i love the one with knee highs with no feet in them...oh and the peek a boo too... (Nov 05, 2009 at 19:00 pm)
    Kari Kirkham: Crystal, she gets more and more beautiful! (Nov 03, 2009 at 15:01 pm)
    Erin Carlyle: So in love....going to e-mail you right now! (Oct 28, 2009 at 23:48 pm)
    Cindy Boswell: She is SO adorable! What a perfect little model! (Oct 28, 2009 at 19:53 pm)
    Amber: Oh my goodness what a doll! These are great Crystal! (Oct 26, 2009 at 08:54 am)
    Shari DeVoogd: PERFECTION!!!! You are so amazing (and super sweet)! Blessings in your studio! Hugs!!!! (Oct 26, 2009 at 06:55 am)
    Jamie Kutter: your favorite is my favorite! I love these! (Oct 25, 2009 at 19:31 pm)
    Marla: Total cuteness! She has ridiculously gorgeous eyes. I cannot wait to see the new space, it looks like you have some awesome light! (Oct 24, 2009 at 16:04 pm)
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  • 9/23/09 - Business, Throwbacks: Love, Me Archives

    I heart NYC | child photographer and photographer mentor

    So, I’ve been swamped these last few weeks, which means no time for sharing all the fun things happening with Love, Me.  Stay tuned in

    Ashley Huffman: these boys eyes are beautiful ....almost as pretty as my kiddos...jk (Nov 05, 2009 at 19:10 pm)
    Lauren: Man are they ever cute!!!! Gorgeous color as always! (Sep 24, 2009 at 20:55 pm)
    Amber: Oh my goodness, what precious little boys. You did a great job Crystal! (Sep 24, 2009 at 18:53 pm)
    Jamie Kutter: ahh! I love these...especially of them sitting in the window sill! fantastic! (Sep 24, 2009 at 11:12 am)
    Eliza: Have I mentioned how much I love you lately? I love these...so fresh, so clean, so happy. Love. (Sep 23, 2009 at 16:17 pm)
    Nana: Now how cute are these boys. Precious. (Sep 23, 2009 at 14:20 pm)
    Nana: How cute is this??? What handsome boys and oh so CUTE !!! (Sep 23, 2009 at 14:20 pm)
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  • 3/25/09 - Business, Throwbacks: Love, Me Archives

    we’re back … sort of.

    Rachel and I got back from Sierra Leone, Africa last night, but we left a huge piece of our hearts across the ocean in a

    Lauri: I can't wait to see more! What a life changing experience, I'm so happy for you! (Mar 26, 2009 at 15:14 pm)
    Alicia: words cannot express how much you have blessed me and my family! Thank you for being obedient and serving Christ with your life- I pray that your reward will be great here on earth and in heaven! <3 (Mar 26, 2009 at 14:58 pm)
    Crystal: Holy 18 comments. lol. Thank you all so very much for your love and support. It truly means more than anything. (Mar 26, 2009 at 11:43 am)
    Eliza: Oh.my.gosh...this literally gave me chills and made me want to weep. I <3 you, woman! (Mar 25, 2009 at 22:54 pm)
    Aunt Sheri: Crys so glad your home safe. I cannot wait to hear and see your amazing experience. I love this pic. I know that everyone sees different things when they look at pics, I noticed his beautiful eyelashes. (Mar 25, 2009 at 20:29 pm)
    Monique: I never dreamed this would be happening a year ago when I was talking to you about your photography! He has really given you a talent and you are blessing SO many with it! (Mar 25, 2009 at 20:16 pm)
    Kara May: Oh this image is awesome....what an amazing experience. Hugs to you my dear and can't wait to see more pictures! (Mar 25, 2009 at 20:10 pm)
    Kelli Bleemel: I honestly have no words. He is amazing and so are you! How can you see so much in his eyes even when you can't see them? Amazing! (Mar 25, 2009 at 18:55 pm)
    jenny helms: Crystal, you continue to leave me speechless..... I am amazed and have my friends here in New York looking at your beautiful pictures. :) (Mar 25, 2009 at 18:40 pm)
    Lauren: I already want to cry - so glad you are back and can't wait to see more from your journey. Love you lots! (Mar 25, 2009 at 18:30 pm)
    carrie scruggs: Wow - I can't wait to hear! (Mar 25, 2009 at 17:18 pm)
    stacey: wow. this is beautiful. i can't wait to see more. (Mar 25, 2009 at 16:50 pm)
    NaNa: Ypu are so gifted and I have known that since you were 3 years old. You are so special. Nana (Mar 25, 2009 at 16:44 pm)
    Jamie Kutter: so excited! CAN"T WAITTTTTTTTT!!!!!!!!! (Mar 25, 2009 at 15:57 pm)
    Krista Muskovin: beautiful image, you can feel there is a story there. I can't wait to see more. Welcome home. (Mar 25, 2009 at 15:13 pm)
    Jared Rey: All I can say is WOW. Just amazing light captured in that spot. So Beautiful. Okay I guess I said more than wow. (Mar 25, 2009 at 14:26 pm)
    Monica: Welcome back, Crystal. This is a magical image. I can't wait to see how much you've exploded :) Your life is so big. (Mar 25, 2009 at 14:16 pm)
    Melissa: Amazing. I hope you had an life changing experience and I can't wait to see the rest. (Mar 25, 2009 at 14:15 pm)
    Erin Carlyle: This is a beautiful picture. It says so much! I'm looking forward to more...I'll be your biggest blog stalker! : ) (Mar 25, 2009 at 14:13 pm)
    cristina: Glad you are back safe, Crystal. What a beautiful and moving image, I can't wait to see the rest! (Mar 25, 2009 at 14:11 pm)
    courtney: oh my gosh. i love this picture. brings tears to my eyes...i can't wait to see the rest! you are so gifted, crystal and the fact that you pour your talents our for Him makes even more remarkable. i love you both, friend. (Mar 25, 2009 at 14:06 pm)
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  • 3/15/09 - Business

    Out of Town

    Rachel and I are out of town from March 14th-March 25th.  We will get back with you as soon as we get back.

    Jamie Kutter: Can't wait to hear from you!!! I hope you had an amazing time! (Mar 25, 2009 at 12:05 pm)
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  • 2/9/09 - Business, Life & Love

    Christmas in February!

    Today I drove up to the house while the Fed Ex truck was blocking my driveway! I was so excited I nearly tackled the poor

    kristen: It. Looks. AWESOME!!!! (Feb 13, 2009 at 10:26 am)
    Wendie: Totally darling! OMG- love the word wrap. Great job Crystal! (Feb 12, 2009 at 08:14 am)
    Erin Carlyle: I remember when you created this...looks AWESOME on canvas! LOVE the word wrap! (Feb 10, 2009 at 22:51 pm)
    Eliza Boquin: This is awesome. Loves it, Crystal! (Feb 10, 2009 at 15:02 pm)
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