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Do you find yourself wondering how to get started with brand photoshoot planning? You feel held back by the millions of options. What are you even supposed to be doing? How do you find someone to help? When I find myself in these situations, I usually remind myself to “Just Start.” Are you wondering, but […]

Get started right now with brand photoshoot planning.

Photography

brand planning session
Bhoomi Arrow

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Let’s talk about customer research and how this can lead to more intentional branding for you. Let’s dive in! Starting Out in Tech Like many San Franciscans, I spent part of my career working in tech. It was plenty of fun, challenging, and sometimes just as weird as the show Silicon Valley portrays. I started […]

Design and customer research for intentional branding.

Bhoomi Arrow

Design Strategy

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A fun and hot desert family portraits session! If you are in the desert you know it’s getting hot out there and 6 pm is not the time to be in pants and a long sleeve. This cute little family braved the 106-degree heat to come to take portraits with me. The desert can be […]

Desert Family Portraits Arizona | Fun in the Heat

Photography

Bhoomi Arrow

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Danielle Polini, a quarterly review and reflection. Spring 2020. Well, we made it through the spring quarter (or something) and it’s summer 2020. Though we are only six months into it, I feel like this year has lasted FOR-EV-ER. There has been so much pain, so much loss, yet so much learned. If I were […]

Well, that was wild! | Spring 2020 in Review

palm springs plant
Bhoomi Arrow

Personal

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How to do remote headshots, you ask? At first, I was hesitant to get in on this trend. I’m a recovering perfectionist, and the lack of control really scared me. But in the end, I had so much fun trying this out. Here are my tips for how to do remote headshots! Are 2020 plans […]

How To Do Remote Headshots and Nail Video Chat Lighting

Photography

Bhoomi Arrow

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These Palm Springs cocktail recipes will help you beat the heat and quarantine. If your mouth was watering after browsing my pineapple pool party, you’ve come to the right place. Grab some rum and let’s get started! I’ll share these two recipes I created using ingredients that are usually stowed away in my fridge in […]

Palm Springs Cocktail Recipes | Shelter in Pool

Bhoomi Arrow

Photography

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So I threw myself a pineapple inspired pool party last weekend here in Palm Springs. The restlessness of quarantine was getting to me, and I needed a little challenge to keep my spirits up. I decided it would be fun to throw myself a pineapple pool party, what a Palm Springs thing to do. The […]

Palm Springs Pineapple Pool Party | Shelter in Pool

Photography

Bhoomi Arrow

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This San Francisco Mission headshots session was one of my favorites! There was so much to enjoy – succulents, beautiful walls, and Kate, one of my favorite fearless women. Kate was planning to speak at a conference and came to me looking for a few solid headshots. We ended up expanding it beyond her professional […]

San Francisco Mission Headshots

Bhoomi Arrow

Branding, Photography

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So here we are, more than two months into the shelter in place, and I’m running out of steam on quarantine. My mask is breaking, I can’t keep track of what I’m allowed to do, and I feel like I’m losing my mind. (Oh no, self-care isn’t working?) I’ve done all the self-care activities: exercise, […]

What to do when self-care isn’t working.

Personal

Bhoomi Arrow

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San Francisco Branding Photoshoot on Treasure Island | Allison & Shawn This San Francisco fitness photoshoot happened because of my love for The Assembly, a fitness and wellness center for women. I joined as an official act of self-care after an injury that left me feeling like I wasn’t myself anymore. This is how I […]

A fitness photoshoot with the San Francisco skyline

Bhoomi Arrow

Branding, Photography