As a wedding photographer, you likely know that being the “go-to” for your particular niche in your particular location is a coveted spot on the wedding photographer hierarchy. But just because you’re local to an area doesn’t mean you’re restricted to that area. You can make a name for yourself in other markets. I’m going […]

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Wondering why planners aren’t referring you? Do you want to build connections with planners and venues so that you can get referrals?? There’s an art to really building up a referral relationship with these folks, so I’m going to share the biggest reasons wedding planners aren’t referring you —and how to get started so you can […]

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A lot of the time, we correlate “more income” with “more clients;” however, that’s not the only way – or even the best way – to go about increasing your bottom line! There are so many things you can do to incentivize and prioritize the clients you already have. After all, those who have already […]

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As photographers, we run our OWN businesses… and the most important part of a business is its clients! Without our clients, our businesses wouldn’t exist – and the best way to attract more inquiries is to show living proof of previous quality experiences. In today’s episode of Mistakes Make Magic, I’ll be talking you through […]

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If you don’t already know, I LOVE to photograph weddings! Weddings are my focus as a photographer, and I have geared my business towards attracting and sustaining long-term relationships with clients who are looking for just that – a wedding photographer. Well, it wasn’t always that way. When I was just beginning my photography career, I […]

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Do you ever feel like you’re just not good enough? Like you’re just not worthy of implementing that daunting task on your to-do list? Do you maybe even feel that way RIGHT now?? I’m here to tell you, that’s OKAY! You’re not alone. We all feel like imposters sometimes. But what’s NOT okay is to […]

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Are you unsure of what to wear to shoot your first wedding? Are you interested in hearing some tips that will elevate your shooting experience at your next event? Then this episode is for you! At the beginning of my wedding photography career, I made plenty of wardrobe mistakes… now, 10+ years later, I’ve collected […]

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On this week’s episode of MMM, I’m speaking with talented wedding planner and business guru Valerie Gernhauser of Sapphire Events all about what it takes to own, run and operate a wedding photography business. We are truly diving in deep! If you’ve ever wondered about the journey of a wedding photographer who’s at that 10+ […]

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Which Nikon lens should I buy? Which lens will benefit my wedding photography the most? What piece of equipment will give me the most bang for my buck? If you’ve recently asked yourself any of these questions, then this episode of Mistakes Make Magic is for you! The only thing harder than coming to a […]

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Finding the right camera is hard enough… but what about finding the PERFECT LENS?  There’s an endless catalog of photography gear out there and information overload is definitely real!! I’ve been experimenting with gear for over 10 years and have learned through trial and error what works for the wedding photography business and what doesn’t. […]

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