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Snapchat as a Business Tool

If you’re a social media savvy small business owner, you probably heard about the big change to Instagram coming soon. Yep, they’re finally changing our feeds from chronological order over to ones organized by that whole mysterious algorithm thing that frustrates Facebook Page admins to no end. You know the one, right? The one that makes […]

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5 Things to Consider Before Going Full Time

I can’t believe I’m writing this, but this year will actually mark FOUR years since I left my full time job. I was lucky enough to be able to leave my desk job a little over a year after shooting my first wedding, and as scary as it was to take that leap, I think […]

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Working out & Business

I kind of think it’s hilarious that I’m even writing this post. Me, of all people! I was basically allergic to exercise for my entire life up until a couple years ago. I’m really not athletic at all, and I never lifted so much as a 3 pound dumbbell before a couple years ago. I […]

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3 Tips for Streamlining the Packaging Process

One of the things I have always worked hard on behind the scenes has been taking care of my clients by sending them fun surprises throughout their experience with me. I love getting and sending mail and think having a tangible piece of the “experience” to provide is so important, especially in these super digital […]

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FBO: Staying Productive During Off Season

It’s technically “off season” but that doesn’t mean as photographers and wedding vendors that we’re actually off…a lot of people probably think that since we aren’t photographing every weekend right now, we just aren’t really doing any work. But, the reality of being a small business owner is that you have to work at it […]

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The Photography Lover’s Gift Guide

Whether or not you have a friend or family member who’s a professional photographer, we all most likely know someone who’s really into taking photos! This little gift guide is to help you shop for that person. All of these things are either things I own or have picked out as what I think would […]