A top university educator, Tomayia Colvin is a Houston-based photographer, with 10 years of experience in college level teaching. She’s educated photographers at WPPI, Imaging USA, ShowIt and many other platforms.
Her work has been featured in PPA Magazine, Rangefinder magazine, ShootProof, Black Enterprise, local newspapers, and radio stations across the Houston area.
Tomayia will share with us her approach to marketing. It breaks the daunting topic into morsels that are easy to digest, making it incredibly simple for photographers to craft effective marketing techniques.Dr. Tomayia has been photographing high school seniors and weddings for five years and has been a classroom teacher for more than 11 years. In addition to being an instructor at Creative Live, she's been an educator for WPPI, Imaging USA, United hosted by Showit, and a host of others.
Dr. Colvin is the author of two best-selling children’s books, Mya’s Big Adventures: Career Day and The Adventure of Jaxon Maxwell: Jaxon Saves Christmas. She is also the founder of Tomayia Colvin Education, an online photography community created to empower photographers of color, the LGBTQ+ community, and be a safe haven of inclusion and diversity.
She’s the mom of two dynamic little people and is often busy shuffling kids from track practice. She lives for the car rider line, Dr. Pepper, making blue jeans, Converse, and t-shirts the new business casual.