Portrait Session: PitchATX / by Tess Cagle

Thanks to my constant involvement with BossBabesATX, I get to meet a TON of kickass female entrepreneurs. And sometimes, they actually pay me to have the honor of take branding photos of them. 

I think this just might be one of my favorite types of portrait shoots—the kind that I know is going to help a woman who owns a local business BE SEEN. I'm a photographer, so I definitely know what it feels like to think you're getting overlooked. With my branding photos, I celebrate an entrepreneur's fiery confidence and go-getter attitude. I make it clear to these clients (at least, I hope I do) that they and their work is VALUED in this city and within their communities. 

Without further ado, meet Talan—founder of PitchATX, a company that partners with individuals who struggle with making speeches to help them from "presentation ask to mic drop." Presentations are pretty unavoidable in the real world, so I think it's bomb that Talan uses her eight years of speech competing experience (she's nationally ranked, woo woo!) and a Master's in political communication to help others become better communicators. 

Check out a few selects from our session together last week.