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I know the title of this post is a little cryptic. Full Circle. I feel that no matter what you do in life your desire to love what you do will bring you back to it over and over again. Sometimes we’re not ready to take control when it does come across our path, and […]

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The best way for a new photographer to get experience is to be a second shooter. I think that one of the best ways for a new photographer wanting to dip their foot into the wedding market is to be a second shooter for an experienced photographer. For the first few years of my wedding […]

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What I learned in past years at Showit United. I am excited, so so excited to be attending the Showit United conference for the third year in a row. I chose to attend this conference because of the sense of community before, during and after the conference. It’s not 1000s of people in a giant […]

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You receive your newest subscription box with a bunch of new goodies, you look at all the pretty packaging and think I can totally take a beautiful detail photo of all my new treats for Instagram (or enter other social media platform you use here). You grab your phone you arrange your products all nice […]

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Today I want to talk about the “Test Shot”. During your wedding day your photographer will do a few test shots when you switch locations or just move to another spot with different light to make sure that the next set of photos are properly exposed. When your photographer is taking your test shot, get […]

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If you’re anything like me the last week before a vacation gives me excitement and anxiety. I want to enjoy my vacation but at the same time I want to make sure that my clients are well taken care of and don’t feel like I’m MIA! So here are a few ways I prepare my […]

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Sunset and sunrise are the golden hours for photographers. They are the times in the day when photographers love to take photo because we get the best light. It’s the most flattering light for our couples, there are so many ways to work with it, and it also allows us to shoot just about anywhere […]

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I absolutely love when couples, vendors, magazines, blogs and venues share my photographs online. I don’t take out traditional advertising very often, I prefer to focus on connecting with the amazing clients through social media and word-of-mouth referrals. This way clients are already familiar with my work and my wedding experience prior to even meeting! To do […]

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I have heard a lot of photographers lately talk about how they’re thinking of getting into video as well so to not lose out on the clients that want both photo and video. It got me thinking as I have also been in a situation where a couple wanted photo and video and it’s not […]

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As business owners, whether you’re in wedding photography or graphic design, we have a certain type of client that we love to work with. This is not saying that we don’t like working with all sorts of different clients, but there are some clients that make our life more difficult, stress us out more and […]