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The Ali Rae Haney Blog

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As a prior English teacher, I love telling each of my couple's love story. Each story is unique and in a culmination of love and a little planning, the wedding day brings that love to life in front of family and friends. As a lover of heirlooms and legacies, it's a joy to be alongside each of my couples as they create memories that will last forever for their children and grandchildren!

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Last week we discussed goal planning for your business so that you can make 2023 the best year yet! 🎉

If you have already planned some of your goals and quarterly rocks, then GREAT! I am so excited for you! If not, that’s okay too. Take a look at some of my goals and see if you can find some inspiration for the upcoming year!

Business Goals for 2023

Office Organization

December 27, 2022

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Office Organization

Your business is your baby. And what else do you want to see your baby do, other than grow and/or prosper? The key to growing your business and making it successful is to continuously set goals to pursue.

Goal Planning in Your Business

December 20, 2022

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Lightroom is a beast to learn how to use. Now, it’s not PhotoShop level, but pretty much any Adobe software is pretty intricate with a ton of capabilities. While this particular blog post does not go into all the minute details of how to edit photos, it will go over how to organize them. When […]

How to Use Lightroom Collections

File/LR Organization

October 13, 2020

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In the spirit of being 100% transparent about the learning processes I go through, I am going to be openly and candidly honest with everyone about how my first official launch went. I believe that’s the best way to learn–when we are all honest with one another and embrace the lessons, both good and bad. […]

Launch Lessons

August 21, 2020

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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 […]

The Photography Framework: Explained


August 10, 2020

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I remember the first time a client told me I was too expensive for their wedding photography and asked me if I would reconsider my pricing. Initially, the pang of fear that I wasn’t going to be accepted or I wasn’t going to earn more money plagued my mind. And I caved. Yep, you read […]

How I Deal with Haggling Clients

August 1, 2020

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Workflow seems like one of those broad terms that feels like it can go on the back burner without any real consequences…trust and believe, IT’S NOT!

“Where Do I Start?” Series: Workflow


July 27, 2020

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Legal & Financial

When I first began my business, my number one fear? The IRS beating down my door because I was breaking some law I didn’t know existed. Or skipping a step in the legal process that could somehow leave me legally responsible for something I didn’t know I was responsible for. So basically…I was terrified I […]

“Where Do I Start?” Series: Legal & Financial

July 13, 2020