We had the good fortune of connecting with Natalie Diaz and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Natalie, how do you think about risk?
Risk is a very complex and intense decision you make that could potentially destroy or positively impact your life. You cannot expect to be successful without the never ending cycle of taking risks. I have personally taken continuous financial risks by investing in top of the line equipment to offer the best quality to all of my clients and partners. Ultimately when I decide to take a risk, I don’t think of what could potentially happen if I fail, I think of the results and opportunities I could receive if I am successful.

What should our readers know about your business?
Slayla Images has the capability of offering a variety of professional services such as:

•Digital Alterations (Removal of unwanted persons, words, and/ or objects) etc.

•Graphic Designs

•Skin Retouch

•Photo Retouch (Color correction, refining, etc.)

•Website Design + Graphic Designs + Inventory photos + Website photos (All included package)

•Dry Clean + Ghost Mannequin Photography

•Website design

•Live / Special Event Photography

Slayla images is the sister company to my women’s luxury apparel company, SLAYLA LLC.

Originally I started my fashion company after the passing of my daughter (LAYLA) in 2020. Prior to the launch of my website I hired a photographer to take professional inventory photos of a handful of designs. When I received the final results , they did not meet my high expectations. Not only was I dissatisfied, I also realized I would have to continue to hire someone to take photos every week and revolve around their schedule with the risk of the photos not meeting my expectations. The “business owner” side of me does not like to rely on other people for the outcome of my success so that day I decided to purchase my own equipment and manage all of my own photography needs. As my work improved, I started to receive inquiries which triggered my decision to start my photography company SLAYLA IMAGES.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I would personally like to give a shout-out to my spouse, Donte Sanders. He is the one who actually pushed the idea of starting this business because he recognized my talent in photography and graphic design. I also want to publicly dedicate all of my success and recognition to my daughter Layla Madison Diaz-Sanders for being the reason I am where I am today with both my companies.

Website: Slaylaimages.co

Instagram: Slaylaimages

Facebook: Slaylaimages

Image Credits
Designer Apparel Companies @slaylaco @slayla @Le_Reussi Model: @trymecia @ayak maywien Makeup Artist: @Beatzby.michelle

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