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Black Breastfeeding Awareness Week

Today we bring Black Breastfeeding Awareness week to a close. Thank you so much to Ritarsha Farqan and her amazing collection of black mothers who bonded over their stories of some hardships and benefits they experienced breastfeeding (and currently breastfeeding) their children. While in Japan photography has taken me on many journeys these few years. Some journeys are fun and full of laughter others can […]

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Having a Winning Business Portrait for LinkedIn

Take a look at your LinkedIn profile photo. What message are you hoping to send to your audience? These audience members aren’t just your friends and family, these are potential clients, collaborators, vendors, etc. Pretty important people who will have to interact with you or interact with someone else on YOUR behalf. I don’t know about you, but in this virtual world where we’re most […]

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Our Memorable Moments of 2021

It’s been another year of living with our new norm. Many of us are still continuing to find our footing in a prolonged pandemic however, as we find our new selves and purpose, TOPTIA was able to encounter some very memorable stories along the way. Here are some of the memories, I will continue to carry with me into the new year. TOPTIA’s Memorable 2021 […]

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Tokyo Photographer Earns Certification

Aoyama, Tokyo, March 10, 2021 Tia Haygood of TOPTIA Photography in Aoyama, Tokyo has earned the Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) designation from Professional Photographers of America (PPA). Tia earned this destination after completing an intensive program that measures her artistic and technical competence. Professional Photographers of America currently recognize fewer than 2,500 CPPs. “It was something I wanted to achieve for over 4 years now. […]

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