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Seven years ago, I photographed my first wedding and started on this journey of running a business. I want to share 7 key take-aways that I think contributed to some of the success I've seen.

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Since this year is super different as far as weddings and events for us photographers, I thought it’d be fun to talk about what gear I am using at micro weddings. I haven’t photographed a wedding with more than 20 people in a long time. I’ve been doing a lot of these smaller events, and […]

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I had a suggestion from a fellow YouTube Subscriber who wanted to know my business game changers from software and gear to experience and growth. I have reflected on the past five years and wanted to share some of my top changes on how I grew my photography business. EXPERIENCE There are three different experiences […]

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Making sure you know how to prepare to photograph a wedding ahead of time will save you time, stress, and worry come the day of the wedding. I have 10 years of experience shooting weddings and have perfected my preparation process. Prepping for a wedding doesn’t just include my gear, it encompasses myself and my […]

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Hi friends! Welcome back! We are in part three of the successful wedding photography consultations series. Part three focuses on how to successfully convert more meetings that you have with your prospective couples when you’re a photographer. In part one and part two, I shared my process of everything leading up to the meeting, the […]

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Welcome back to the wedding photography consultation tips! I am so excited to share part two with you because “during” the consultation is where the fun and magic is by meeting the couple. Before I go on, I want to remind you to download my FREE wedding consultations guide. It includes more tips, questions to […]

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MEET JOY

Ever wish you could feel just as confident about the business side of your business as you do about  taking photos? Well, that's what I'm here for.

I'm all about helping you simplify your marketing, stand out, and get paid to do what you love.

But here's the thing...I don't think you have to give up your sanity, all your nights and weekends, or your family time to make this dream happen.

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