It’s Official, This Girl is a Boss!

Portrait of Mikayla by Gernelle Nelson

All of my personal projects (my blog, Youtube channel and style archive) have been on hold for the last couple of weeks but for a good reason. After lots of prep, I’ve finally started…

Gernelle Nelson LLC is open for business!


Cue the celebration music and bust a move my friends! You’re now reading the blog of DFW’s newest women & wedding photographer! So much has happened since I last wrote. I’ve gotten my state tax permit, hired an accountant, opened a business bank account and begun to update my portfolio with portraits of women in my home studio. Oh yea, my husband and I converted our second bedroom into a home studio, surprise! I’ve never felt so energized about my work before. I’ve been collaborating with ladies and working on my website in all of my spare time. I plan to start advertising proactively next month, which I’ll consider my grand opening!

Faith requires action and courage, not just belief. I now know what it means to believe in myself in this area of my life and to step out on faith. I’m working on creating a secondary Youtube channel that focuses on my journey as an entrepreneur but that is still in the planning stages right now. I still need to create my studio policies and lock down my contracts but I have no doubt that I’ll have that secured soon. Just waiting for my business debit card to land in my mailbox! Before I go, here are a few new images that I created in my home studio thus far. Please let me know what you think of my work!

Have courage,

portrait of Jacque Amadi taken by Gernelle Nelson

Portrait of Mikayla by Gernelle Nelson

Portrait of model Jo Jones taken by Gernelle Nelson. Makeup by Tiffany Dawn.

9 thoughts on “It’s Official, This Girl is a Boss!

  1. Congratulations! It’s so inspiring to see people stepping out and following their dreams. Love these images! It’s so great that you now have a dedicated home studio.

    xo, Mae | Mae Amor

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