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Effectively Working with Clients as a Wedding Photographer

When working with clients, it is so important that you give them an amazing experience throughout the process. This is how you get referrals and great reviews among clients and vendors that will gain your business more traction in the future.  I am going to share strategies for effectively working with your clients as a […]

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A New Orleans based wedding photographer and educator. We are excited you are here and cannot wait to connect with you!.
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Wedding Photography Gear Guide

I am VERY familiar with the gear that you need to execute the job well and get the images that you need to get on the wedding day… and you might be surprised to know it’s not all the things you think! Gear is very personal, so I am sharing what works for me and […]

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7 Essential Skills You Need to be a Successful Wedding Photographer

When you’re in the wedding photography industry, you are more than just a photographer – you are also a business owner, project and relationship manager, book-keeper, and advertiser (plus much more, as we all know)! We wear many hats, and it takes a lot of moving parts to make our businesses run smoothly. So what […]

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7 Steps to Share Pricing with Clients

Have you ever wondered when’s the right time to share your pricing with clients? Should you put it on your website, or email it to them immediately after they inquire? Or should you wait until you’re further in the inquiry process?  Wonder no more. I’m breaking down the steps to share pricing with clients today! […]

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pros and cons of being a wedding photographer

Before I started as a wedding photographer, I wondered what it was really like. When I finally got into the industry, I realized there were pros and cons of being a wedding photographer… just like any other job! Today, I’m giving you the complete and honest truth about what it’s like to be a wedding […]

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7 Ways to Save Money in Your Wedding Photography Business

You’re starting your business, or maybe you’re even a few years in. You’re realizing that everything is expensive… and things can add up, quickly! You’re looking for ways to save money, but still produce quality images. As a business owner of 15 years, I’ve learned plenty of ways to save money in your photography business […]

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MONEY MISTAKES Photographers Make

How do you know you’re making financial business mistakes? Unfortunately, sometimes you only recognize it in hindset. You might look back and realize money hasn’t gone quite as planned in your business… but by then, it’s too late. Thankfully, it’s possible to change your course of action and get on a better track moving forward! […]

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How to Get Second Photographer Jobs | Catherine Guidry

If you read the post about how to photograph a wedding ceremony, you know how important it is to get second photographer jobs BEFORE you are the primary photographer.  When I started my business 15 years ago, I actually didn’t do this – and honestly, I wish I would have. If you can, you want […]

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The Mistakes Make Magic podcast is a podcast designed to give wedding photographers and creative entrepreneurs entertainment and lessons learned. 

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It's not easy balancing all the things, especially as a wedding photographer. When you're a passion-driven person, it's hard. I can relate to this which is why I'm dedicated to helping photographers strike that perfect balance between work and personal life.

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