I am so excited to be teaming up with The Steel Magnolia Bridal Shop once again! On Tuesday, March 21st, we will be photographing all of her dresses! It’s going to be an amazing project, and I can’t wait to get my creative juices flowing after winter! I am planning to go LIVE on Facebook throughout the day. Stay updated by following my Facebook … Read More The Day of 50 Dresses
I dream big. I see the finish line and want to get there as fast as possible. I want the best of everything right now. To quote one of my favorite commercials- “That’s not how it works. That’s not how any of this works!” I have been reminded lately that the larger picture can only be accomplished by the smaller goals. When I say small, I mean … Read More It’s The Small Things
I want to photograph women. You, with your hair pulled backed in a messy bun and wearing yoga pants! I want to photograph you! You, drinking tea, getting ready for your morning workout. I want to show you how beautiful you are! You, building and running a business. I want to show you how wonderful you are! No matter where you are in life, celebrate it through photography. We … Read More Celebrate Yourself Now
I am very excited for today. So much so that I have been awake since 4:30 this morning. I have been preparing and thinking about what I want for today. Not going to lie. I am a little nervous. There is always that lingering thought of “Am I good enough? Will this work?” any time I venture into something new. No matter where you … Read More Tulle, Fear, & Today’s Photo Shoot
When I was little, I loved chasing birds. I wanted to catch one so badly. Birds were just amazing in my eyes and I wanted to be their friend. Of course, running after them with a box trying to catch them probably wasn’t the best way to do so. I remember my dad smiling and laughing. His little girl thought she could catch a … Read More It All Started With a Duck…
Even though wedding season is over, engagement season has begun! I am staying busy with a few projects and am excited about them to say the least! My first upcoming project is getting my portrait business off the ground. I am planning a shoot for next week and will be taking video of the whole process to really show my clients what they can expect! … Read More Upcoming Projects & Christmas Spirit
Canada, Jamaica, Greece, Italy, France, Ireland, England, Mexico, Australia, South Africa, or maybe Japan. You see, I am pursuing destination wedding photography. This has always been a goal for my business. So, here is the plan… Photograph Kentucky weddings. I’m a Kentucky girl. Born and raised. I love my mountains, my accent, and even the crazy weather. Kentucky weddings will be the bulk of my business, especially over … Read More Where Should I Go?
Hello, all photography enthusiasts! I do hope you are having a wonderful day! Today I want to help you follow your dreams. What is it going to take to become a photographer? Here are a few things: Knowledge Initiative Drive Creativity Over the next few weeks, I will be addressing what it will take to become a photographer. Not the business side… yet. Simply … Read More What Does It Take to Be a Photographer?
As promised, I am going to help you determine what you should be charging. Now before we get into it, there is no standard formula. In the end you need to do what you deem best. Entrepreneurs and freelancers all do business differently, and their pricing formulas reflect this. So, let’s go… Okay, I am coming at this from a photographer’s point of view. … Read More Pricing Your Services
Starting a business is scary. Self-doubt, an unsure future, and lack of experience in managing a business are huge factors that almost kept me from following my dream. If you want to start your own business, hopefully these things will help you get off on the right foot… You have worth. When I first started photography, I was practically giving my sessions away. A … Read More 10 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Business
Here is the post I have been wanting to do for forever! I love my albums and have been wanting to share them with you. So, without further ado… I absolutely LOVE these albums. You can choose between leather and linen, with multiple color options, cover styles, gilding, and more. I always print with thick pages for durability, and it adds a nice weight … Read More Wedding Albums
Wow, so we finally have an apartment… well, almost. We are waiting for a one-bedroom to be finished with upgrades before we can move. Then we will only be living there for a couple of months, and then moving into a two bedroom in the same building. We are almost there! I am so excited. The past few months have been rough, but we are … Read More Moving, Editing, & The Big Fake Wedding