More often than not, black women and girls are negatively targeted for their hair. So many of us grew up with the common understanding of needing to have “good hair”. If you haven’t seen one of the many articles featuring photographer Jermaine Horton, who drove hours away to photograph a young girl who was ousted […]

personal journal

I Am Not My Hair

Seven (7) Tips for Black Friday Budgeting Three holidays (other than my birthday) that I look forward to every year are Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Christmas. Ok. Black Friday is technically not a holiday, but my birthday is definitely one. Thanksgiving for the family. Black Friday, because I get to go shopping for the family, […]


Black Friday Budgeting for Photographers

I’m one of those people that wakes up with all the best intentions to get things done for the day: send emails, follow up, cook dinner (ok, that’s a lie), take a nap, do homework, and really knock out my to-do list. However, I’m also the person who will have 50 tabs open and accomplish […]

personal journal

Wellness Wednesday- Getting Through the Work Day with Adult ADD

Tomayia Colvin, the founder of Tomayia Colvin Education, shares her process as she navigates trying to find her voice and identity as a Black woman photographer.

Diversity and Inclusion, personal journal

The Quest to Find my Identity as a Black Woman Photographer

The Photo Cookout 2019 was hosted in New Orleans by Tomayia Colvin Education. The monumental event was held at the Ace Hotel where over 200 Black photographers gathered to learn, network, and take their business to the next level!

Black Women Photorgrapher, Uncategorized

Black Woman Makes History with Second Photography Conference Celebrating Black Photographers

Wondering how to attend WPPI, the largest photography conference, but you’re on a budget? Here are a few tips to help you get there!


How to Attend WPPI on Budget!

Tax Preparation Tips for Photographers from Tomayia Colvin Education Guest Expert Prudence Rufus


Tax Preparation Tips for Photographers!

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