"Stories have to be told or they die, and when they die, we can't remember who we are or why we're here.” 
Sue Monk Kidd

Stories that matter

Emily Smith is an entrepreneur of over 10 years who is all about “Empowering Women to embrace Beauty, Fashion, and Success.” We partnered during a recent brand trip in Las Vegas to create some images. Partnering with other female entrepreneurs’ for Brand Sessions is my JAM!!!! It is inspiring to be with other women stepping out […]

Simply Emily Smith in Vegas


Tamekia Swint founder of Styles 4 Kidz is a friend I admire who inspires me so much! She nominated me for a feature in Shoutout LA for an Entrepreneur shout out. From ShoutoutLA, “Hi Roxanne, we’d love to hear about how you approach risk and risk-takingRisk IS life. If we do not risk we live […]

Approaching RISK- Shoutout LA feature


It was such a blast to photograph these ladies of the Wardlow Group again as they make some changes. I love branding session IN YOUR COMMUNITY where you live and work and that is absolutely perfect for realtors. Stephanie Kramer is one of the realtors and shared, “We guide people during the most stressful, emotional and […]

Wardlow Group Real Estate


Tiera Bolt is a talented hair stylist and business owner and she is launching a new passion project! She is also dear friend and in our years of doing Styled Sessions and Your Entrepreneur Hype Squad meet ups (next one coming April 12th save the date!) I have learned so much from and with her. […]

“Talk Country to Me” with Tiera


10 years?!?! It has been 10 years since I formally founded Hawa Images and Hawa LLC and I am reflecting a lot these days. I took the shakiest steps towards starting my business journey. A camera in one hand and a baby on my hip chasing two littles with no real clue what it meant […]

Why Photography? A messy founders story.


I am very comfortable behind the camera so I challenge myself to get in front of the lens often because I will never ask my clients to be vulnerable in a way I am not willing to do. I make sure to get in front of the camera several times a year. Self-portraiture has taught […]

Why Self Portraits?


Every woman deserved to feel and be reminded of her created beauty and to have other women hyping her up! One way I love to do this is through a Creative Portrait Session. I work hard to not only make it about the gallery; although I love WOW’ing my clients with their gallery, I want […]

Joy Portraits


I loved joining the WJHS Cheer Squad for a Media day like session to celebrate a great season! The Westmont Junior High School Cheer Team cheers at both the girls and boys basketball seasons. Liz Meneses is one of the leaders and coaches of the Westmont Junior High shared some of the highlights of this […]

WJHS Cheer Media Session


THIS IS OUR VERY VERY LAST STYLED SESSIONS EVENT in Illinois with Your Entrepreneur Hype Squad. We have been all weepy in our texts back and forth because what YOU ALL have created with us has been such a gift! It’s been the BEST 1.5 years of content creation & collab’ing with amazing women! Trust […]

Last Styled Sessions in Illinois! March 15th