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Family, Wedding and Personal Branding photographer and creative digital designer serving fun-loving, ambitious entrepreneurs.

i take photos + design elevated brands + websites

My photography & design style is… Authentic. Real. And Natural.

The only rule I have in working with me is to HAVE FUN! Years from now, I want you to look at the work we create together and have all of those memories come flooding back either in photography or branding work! If I can have anything to do with that smile on your face and a small success of your hard work, that’s the legacy I want to leave.

I have been a designer by trade for over 20 years I run my SIDE HUSTLE turned FULL TIME creative agency business with drive and determination and find joy in learning about small business making a go at their passions and building a business they are excited about!

Behavior science, health and fitness are a huge part of my life and an ever growing chapter in my every day and it is my ultimate goal to put to all to work so that I can inspire fellow entrepreneurs over time to BE INSPIRED to live the GOOD life!


branding + website design

Through design and strategy, I help professional creatives upgrade their branding and websites to accurately portray themselves as the experts and successful business owners they are.

Being successful also means that you’re struggling to maximize your time and energy. Every decision from here on out needs to be worth it. Being able to provide three major services to clients not only means that there is streamlined communications, it also means that projects that normally would take 6-8 months can be done in 2-3 months. Saving time, hassle, energy, and gray hair? Hell yeah.

With over 20 years of experience working with both corporate clients and small business owners, understanding the unique needs of each business is KEY to smashing goals and achieving success.

You are finally successful. It’s time for an upgrade.


portrait + branding photography

My photography & design style is… Authentic. Real. And Natural.

I offer Lifestyle Family Sessions, Connection Sessions, Personal Branding and Corporate Portrait Sessions!

I’ll do nearly anything to make you laugh and make working with me fun! Sessions are relaxed with light posing, capturing connections just as they are in the moment. I like to keep it light and focus on those candid moments that naturally occur between people who love each other or are proud of their businesses and work, genuinely happy people! Win win for me!

Branding Sessions are customized just for you, your brand & your business! They are unique to each individual and go way beyond the traditional head shots & business cards.

I work with creative entrepreneurs who are invested in streamlining their business's purpose, process, & visual identity.


Testimonials from Happy Clients


education + Community

It's time to quit the part-time player full time dreamer routine you've been stuck in. You are the game changer, and I am here to help!

I welcome you to join my now FREE community called Living Well with Janel, I share design and photography tips, tutorials and more to help your journey be a little less uphill. It is a community packed full of amazing entrepreneurs just like you that are here to help you along your way! Education is a huge part of your boss lady adventure. The more you know the more you grow!