The Business of Photography

I’ve never shared this story with anyone but my husband. To be honest, it’s embarrassing, and left me feeling like a complete failure. I was so confused, too. I never understood what the reason was behind their decision to fire me. And I still don’t, even 8 years later. But that doesn’t take the sting away.

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  Have you ever found yourself pushing photographs into Dropbox or emailing yourself images just so you can access them on your phone for Instagram posts? Do you get frustrated with having to keep a large scrolling file of saved photographs just for Instagram use, when you could be using that space on your phone […]

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While Lindsay is busy nesting and packing her hospital bag I’m also doing a little bit of planning on my own. Film stock has been chosen, my own bags have been packed, and a brand new Pinterest board for Motherhood Portraits has been created just for her. 

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Our workflow and routine is one that we follow with every single one of our couple’s wedding days in mind. Having such an organized routine has not only helped calm my nerves and lessen the risk of forgetting something important, but it has also helped us stay ahead of our wedding day schedules.

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Today’s quick tutorial will show you exactly how to add questions to Facebook Group requests. Doing this will help you vet those who are trying to access the content you’re sharing, and will help you weed out any bots or people with malicious intent. Facebook recently made this feature available to use a little more than 6 months ago, so I’m sure you’ve seen it in use already. But you might be having some issues figuring out how to do this yourself. Let me show you how!

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If you’ve ever attempted to photograph your own flatlay images for branded photographs to share on your Instagram page, Facebook account, or even your website you’re probably aware that there are many different options for you as far as your background choices go. I blogged about different background options not too long ago. However, with the change of times comes new ideas and fresh ways to photograph your client’s bridal details, invitation suite, and yes – even your Instagram images! 

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If you’re just getting into the industry or want to learn what it’s like to be a full time wedding photographer; or if you’re a wedding photographer who just doesn’t want the demand of editing and booking his/her own weddings; or if you’re a professional photographer looking to subsidize your photography business income – then maybe you want to consider becoming a second shooter.

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Unless you’re an avid LinkedIn user, you probably have never heard of Pulse. In fact, only recently has this been something I’ve learned of myself. You see, I’m constantly trying to learn more about social media optimization in order to boost my ranking with SERP’s (search engine results pages). And during one of my recent […]

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There are days when having a Spotify Playlist is the best way to keep me productive – or even slow me down when I need to feel a bit more calm. Over the past several months I’ve been putting my playlists to the test and I hope you find these links just a joyful as I have found them to be!

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