🏽it’s me with another awkward edition of “FINE. I guess I’ll share a picture of me on Instagram” 🤦🏼♀️! Has anyone ever wondered why I choose the name Of Wild Dawn Photography for my biz?
You see, it starts with me being given the most common name in history next to John Smith. .
🏽Crystal Dawn Cook
All common nouns and surprisingly popular? Who knew?
Seriously google it.
There’s at least 3 other “Crystal Dawn or Crystal Cook Photography” businesses in North America.
So I had to look elsewhere! (Not mention, was I confident enough to use my REAL NAME ???)
I wanted a name that conveyed a certain image of what I was intending to photograph...”outdoors, sunsets, wild, candid and free”
Then one day this quote popped up on my screen: “The Dawn is a wild, fair woman, With sunrise in her hair; Look where she stands, with pleading hands, To lure me there”
And that inspired me! That’s exactly what I wanted to my clients to feel when they looked at their images.
To be drawn into a scene, to be lured to a wild location, to have golden hair at golden hour. (Oh and THE Wild Dawn was taken so OF made the cut) .
As with most things, some days I don’t like the name and want to change it, but other days I think it’s just perfect. .
As far as business names go, it’s no Google, but it will do for now .
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