Here’s the thing: Pricing is complicated. Valerie Gernhauser of Sapphire Events is joining me for this episode…and this time, I’m the one being interviewed! In this episode, Valerie and I are diving into the specifics of the WHAT and the WHY of Wedding Photography Pricing. What is INCLUDED in the pricing and WHY does it […]

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I can still remember when I started my business, arbitrarily choosing prices based on what another photographer was charging..but just a little less since I was “new.” Sound familiar? Pricing is so much more than an arbitrary number. It’s based on your market, your personal financial situation, your experience level and portfolio as well as […]

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Shooting a wedding can seem like such a huge ordeal! Capturing that special moment as a bride walks down the aisle and all of the significant events leading up to that moment and following that moment can feel like a lot of pressure sometimes. The best way to go about alleviating that pressure and setting […]

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Something that I’ve come to realize over the course of my career as a photographer is that what you wear to an event is very important brand representaition of who you are as a professional and photographer! To some, this may seem like an exaggeration… but when you’re spending 10 or 11 hours shooting a […]

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Using presets is a highly debated topic in the photography industry. Some people like presets because of workflow improvements, but others argue that it’s “cheating” or actually slows down the process because presets don’t look the same on every image. Let’s get into some of the pros and cons of using Lightroom presets and you […]

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Shooting weddings requires a lot of moving around. I used to lug a ton of lighting gear around, but over time I’ve been able to really hone into exactly what I need on a wedding day! Now, the only lighting gear I really use is a speed light! To be more specific, I use a […]

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Setting boundaries is one of the most difficult and challenging parts of running your own business. How do you stick to your boundaries while still providing a great client experience? This is something I’m always working on, but I have found a good balance at this stage of my life and business. By nature, I am […]

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As small business owners, there’s always SOMETHING we need to get done. And don’t get me wrong… I know that all of us will do whatever it takes to grow our business and keep things running smoothly, but sometimes it’s hard!! Sometimes, you can’t keep up with all of those emails. Sometimes, you just have […]

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One of the most important components of building your client base and expanding your photography business is to provide an incredible client experience. The best way to do that is to CONNECT with your clients! If you haven’t already, the first thing I recommend is to read the book How to Win Friends and Influence People by […]

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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, […]

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