Welcome to my blog, where I post the story behind some of my most memorable sessions and client experiences as well as topics that I find important. Here you will get a sense of why I love what I do by reading the stories that my photos portray.
So, you’ve decided to take the plunge or are thinking of taking that big step and turning your hobby of photography into a thriving and profitable photography business! Ummm, congratulations friend! Starting a new business and transitioning from hobby to professional is a big step, and can feel confusing and overwhelming at times. I remember […]
As a Photography Business Educator and Coach, I am sharing insights about equipment needed to run a professional photography business that I’ve learned over the past four years of business. There is a plethora of camera brands, bodies, and lenses out there, and choosing the right equipment can feel overwhelming when launching a photography business. […]
Becoming a wedding photographer is no easy task, and one of the hardest parts is having a clear plan to succeed in an industry that is so saturated and overwhelming. Being a wedding photographer is no easy task, especially when you’re in the heart of wedding season and are elbow deep in editing, gallery delivery, […]
1. Choose a theme for your shoot Before you dive too deep into planning this event, you’ll want to get clear on the concept or theme of your shoot. Make sure to keep your ideal client in mind as you go about planning. Will it be a romantic lakeside shoot, or perhaps a woodsy elopement […]
Has anyone else banged their head against the wall trying to figure out all the in’s and out’s of running their creative business? Especially for creative-minded individuals, running a business can be overwhelming. There’s so much more to a photography business than just taking photos. In order to make a living out of this art […]
Starting your career in wedding photography often includes gaining experience and expanding your portfolio through second shooting. This can be a great way to learn and build confidence as you’re getting started, and if done correctly, can lead to a more long-standing relationship with this photographer for any future paid second photographer gigs or referrals. […]