Outside the Frame: What to Expect When Working with Me

I’m a model and photographer. If you didn’t already know that, you probably don’t know me, or you’re one of my lifestyle clients (lol). Whether I’m creating for fun, to refine my skills, or to test some new techniques, I am regularly collaborating with other creatives. If you want some tips on reaching out to other creatives, check out my previous blog post!

Shameless self-plug: follow me on Facebook and Instagram!
Photography – FB: facebook.com/emcrombez | IG: @emcrombez
Modeling – FB: facebook.com/crombezgirl | IG: @crombezgirl

Also, shout out to Andrea Ball for the awesome BTS shot that’s featured at the top of this post!

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Working with Other Creatives: Collaboration Etiquette Guide

“If you’re going to do something, do it right.” – basically every adult role model ever.

Now, I’ve been photographing and modeling for 4 years and in that time I’ve worked with more people than I can remember. I’ve had the pleasure of working with some of the best makeup artists, the coolest hairstylists, and the most creative models & photographers.┬áSome of them reached out to me, I reached out to some of them, but all of us have received countless messages asking about a collaborative project. We’ve gotten the good and the bad, and hopefully you can pick up some tips from our experiences! Read to the end for some general tips.

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COVID-19 Sucks. So What?

It’s 2:32pm on a Saturday afternoon and I’m laying in a hammock in our yard. This sunshine is spectacular.


This morning, I woke up to plenty of sunshine, birds chirping, and a gentle breeze blowing through the house. Someone opened the windows before I woke up so we could have fresh air in the house. Continue reading “COVID-19 Sucks. So What?”

Instagram Accounts: Why More Than One?

So you’re a creative chameleon. You have an art page and a personal page. You’re interested in different creative endeavors. Whatever the reason, you’re looking to create another account on Instagram. Should you?

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A Model-ographer’s Tips for Photographers

People seemed to receive the last blog post pretty well, so this time: we’re talking to photographers. Photography is little harder (okay, maybe a lot harder) to learn and grow in, but that shouldn’t keep you from trying. I started as a model and learned most of what I do in photography from experimenting, observing work I liked, and asking questions when I found someone who was doing something I thought was cool. Continue reading “A Model-ographer’s Tips for Photographers”

A Model-ographer’s Tips for Models

It’s been a great 4ish years of both modeling and photography. Though I started as a model, I’ve been incredibly active in both worlds. Every now and then, someone will ask me what advice I would offer to someone who wants to get started with modeling. If you like what I do on either side of the camera, then hopefully these tips can help you out. Continue reading “A Model-ographer’s Tips for Models”