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When I first decided that I wanted to turn my passion for photography into a full-time occupation, I had no idea where to start! After tons of research and a whole lot of trial and error, I made my dream come true, turning all my plans into a reality! Over a decade of making mistakes, […]

How to Start a Photography Business

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I think we all know that having too many photos at the end of a shoot is MUCH better than not having enough. After all, with what we do as wedding photographers there’s no going back to “redo” right? It’s imperative that we capture each moment in a quality way, and sometimes that takes a […]

Guide to Quick Culling!

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If you know me, you know how IN LOVE I am with the Nikon D3S. I’ve photographed with it consistently since 2013! In fact, I’ve purchased this exact same camera FOUR TIMES because of how much I love to shoot with it! You may be wondering, “If you’re so into the Nikon D3S, why did […]

Nikon D3S vs Z6ii

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Do you have a go-to lens? A favorite that you always find yourself reaching for? I know I sure do, and it’s definitely the 24-70mm f/2.8, both the original Nikkor version and the newer S Lens! Let me tell you why! My favorite thing about this lens is that it’s incredibly versatile. I can shoot […]

What’s My Favorite Lens?

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We’ve all been there; walking into a shoot or meeting with a client, feeling full of nerves and uncertainty. Sometimes it’s difficult to truly take ownership of your skills and abilities and to know your worth as a photographer, but it’s SO important to work toward building that confidence in yourself and in your work! […]

Tips for Building Confidence as a Photographer

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In an era of digital imagery, the means in which my clients received their images is so important! I have searched high and low for a system that is beautiful, customizable, able to provide both downloads and products, and user-friendly! There are so many systems to choose from: Flickr, Behance, Google Photos, 500px, Unsplash, Exposure… […]

How to Deliver Your Digital Files

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Pinterest s a great tool to utilize for free marketing and generating traffic to your website. Not only is it a great place to post original content, but it’s also a really good way to find inspiration and repost the content of others! A very useful program to use along with Pinterest is Tailwind. Tailwind […]

How to Use Pinterest & Tailwind to Market your Photo Business

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Word of mouth is one of the most powerful forms of marketing! Sharing that first-hand experience with a good review provides potential future customers with a reliable and trustworthy guarantee of quality. Not to mention, if a client is so excited about their experience with you that they write a good review in the first […]

4 Ways to Get Stellar Photography/Business Reviews

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Today’s guest is a husband and wife team known for their deeply emotional photography style! This style has led them around the world photographing couples. Today, they are managing other photography brands (with a total of 20-30 photographers at a given time), podcasting, and helping other photographers run their businesses. And when they’re not working […]

089: Developing an Educational Brand with Erin Youngren

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Have you ever considered working with your significant other? Then this conversation is one you may be interested in tuning into. After over a decade of being together as a couple, Brad and I are sitting down to chat about the pros and cons and working together (whether in a full-time or part-time capacity)! We […]

Pros & Cons of Working with Your Significant Other

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