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Empowering women to see their beauty

Show up in your marketplace boldly and with confidence

Strategic personal brand and event photography for female entrepreneurs and corporate organizations in Columbus, Ohio + surrounding areas.

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You've created a successful business, but something is starting to feel off. Maybe your sales are plateauing, you're feeling disconnected from your brand, or you simply know you're capable of achieving more.

Here's what I know: the challenges you currently face in your business aren't a lack of skill or talent. In fact, you're nailing it. And the clients you’ve worked with know you’re the trusted source in your industry. But the missing link for scaling your business and booking new clients consistently?

Personal brand photos that connect, engage, and inspire both you and your clients.

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Determined Entrepreneurs

Zealous Go-Getters


Ambitious Self-Starters


Bold Trailblazers


Create Meaningful Work. Share Your Unique Story. Build Your Legacy.

Story-Led and Strategy-Forward Brand Images

When it comes to reaching your goals and building the business of your dreams, simply capturing a few headshots won’t provide you with the best results.

While simple, traditional brand photos can be effective in the short term, there are more pieces of the puzzle we need to consider if you want to boldly show up in your market, connect with your ideal clients, and run a wildly successful business.

It’s why my process is always inspired by my clients’ unique stories and fueled by strategy.

My mission is to leave you with beautiful photos that also…

Instill confidence in you and your clients

Create a cohesive and consistent online presence

Authentically capture your brand story

Are as strategic as they are stunning

Empower you to take charge of your future

Columbus, ohio Personal Brand Photographer

About me:
Rae Holloway-Collins

Since 2015, Purple Star Photography has become known as the uplifting and supportive force behind the camera for entrepreneurs and corporations who want to take their brand to the next level — but need some expert guidance along the way.

With a degree in photography, over a decade's worth of professional experience, and thousands of headshots under my belt, you can rest assured I'll lean on my expertise to craft captivating images that will supercharge every corner of your business.

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How We Can Work Together:

Personal Branding

Whether you’re just launching your new business or in the process of rebranding, my personal branding photoshoots will set you up with all the content you need to conquer your market. I also offer subscriptions so you never have to worry about having consistent content.


As a full-service photo studio, I offer professional backdrops and environmental portraits for corporate organizations. My mobile studio allows me to take beautiful portraits onsite anywhere. I play to the strengths of your team members, unique locations, and your business’s mission statement to capture headshots that stand out from the competitors in your market.


No matter the event you're celebrating — company dinner, private gala, networking event, or anything in between — I'll be there to document the details. Having photographed 1,000+ events, you can count on me to capture your significant day, highlight your achievements, and accomplish your goals.

Real Entrepreneurs, Real Results

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Rita Fuller-Yates

“Great experience! Rae was so professional and made me feel at ease during the photo shoot. She communicated ahead of the shoot to properly plan wardrobe, props, and planned shots. And the shots turned out great!”


“Rae gave great direction and made me feel very comfortable during our session. I am definitely looking forward to working with her on future branding endeavors as my business continues to grow.”


“Rae's professionalism and creativity were very much appreciated. She created an environment that allowed me to relax and be myself. My photos came out wonderful, and I've been using all of them to help promote my Real Estate business!”

Are we the perfect match?

I’ll be honest: my services aren’t one-size-fits-all. But if you are ready to…

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You can close all your tabs and end your relentless research because you’ve come to the right place.

Gain clarity on your brand message

Show up in your market with a confident and bold presence

Scale your business and expand your reach

Work with more of the clients you love

Get closer to achieving your dream business (and life)