weddings, branding, and personal life
In the past, I have focused on making sure YOU are a good second…but what about when you are in the position to hire a second shooter?
Second shooting is a great way to experience what a wedding day is like prior to taking the leap and role as a primary photographer. It provides the opportunity to troubleshoot on wedding days and see what the most common pain points are for brides, grooms, and primary photographers.
for myself that I feel I am never going to good enough at whatever it is I am trying. That mindset is so debilitating though.
Styled shoots are a great way to expand your portfolio and target your ideal client, but unfortunately there can be a dark side to styled shoots.
First styled shoot…CHECK! What an incredible experience. Not only did it allow me to express some creativity that isn’t able to be expressed on an average wedding day, but it also helped me to understand the wedding industry even more. In just the six-ish years since Caleb and I have gotten married, the industry has […]
The Photography Framework aims to equip new and newly established photographers with the knowledge and systems necessary to create efficient and profitable businesses and ultimately sustain a long-term business. The Photography Framework has broken down all the moving parts and logistics of a photography business start-up into ten consumable parts, or “frameworks.” Each of those […]
When the idea of Despite the Distance first started toiling around in my head, I didn’t see it as a marketing opportunity. I saw it as an opportunity to practice my photography skills in a ton of different lighting scenarios with a large variety of subjects. Okay, so you’re probably confused…what even is Despite the […]