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! Continue reading “It’s Official, This Girl is a Boss!”

Composition Exercise


For any artsy types out there, here’s an exercise for you. As a way to improve my skills, I’m rebuilding my fundamental skills and knowledge.

To start, I did a composition/scale exercise with five random elements in Photoshop. Here are the results I got after 20 minutes. You may have to zoom out to see each full page.

I used a grid as my guide. I will probably do this kind of exercise once a month or so with other elements and upload a PSD file for those who want to do the exercise as well.

It was actually pretty fun and opened my mind to a different way of creating layouts.

Have courage,