I’ve made crazy decisions in my business, but I don’t think I’ve ever made one this crazy.  The past year, so much of my life has been in tension. I want to rise to a new level in my industry, yet I want to grow our family. I want to travel more of the world, […]

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9/03/19

I have been SO excited to share about this day ever since it happened in May! I planned for months the experience I wanted to share with the Elevate Workshop attendees. I wanted them to learn about what it means to run a luxury brand not only by telling them, but by allowing them to […]

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8/27/19

Hey photographers! Today I’m blogging about 5 Tools I Use to keep me on Track all year long! I previously blogged about 3 priceless apps, which is a valuable post too, but this time I want to go a bit broader on tools I use to track and manage my entire life as I go […]

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1/21/19

I recently sent this content out to my e-mail list, but I think it’s such a hot topic I had to share here, too. I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments! Do you believe there’s a real photography deadzone? If so, how has it impacted you?!   I learned about the pricing dead-zone […]

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10/24/18

Three months ago I met Nathan (owner of Photographers Edit) at a Photographer meet-up. It was in the final 15 minutes of my attendance (before I rushed home to be with my kids) that we started chatting about film photography. After pulling up our instagram accounts sharing photos and geeking out about film gear, he […]

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8/08/18

Want to know a secret that changed everything for me? Your client doesn’t actually know what they should buy, and subconsciously, they want you, the experienced professional, to tell them! Seem crazy? It’s true! When your clients come to you for wedding photography, it’s very likely their first time hiring a professional photographer. They really […]

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8/01/18

Today I wanted to share something I recently discovered that has made a significant impact on getting the look of my film scans correct straight from scanning. I get asked a lot about editing film scans in one-on-one mentor sessions, and when I came to this realization for myself, I knew I had to share it […]

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7/11/18

Today, I’m starting a blog series on a topic I’m passionate about: How to Elevate Your Business to a Luxury Level. It’s personal, because if you know me, you know how passionate I am about my family and pursuing work-life balance. When I set out as a business owner, one thing was important to me: […]

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6/18/18

  Hi friends! Today, I’m thrilled to share with you 3 useful tips for setting goals. I LOVE setting goals. But I also know that it can be hard to actually track and manage all those lofty goals that you wrote down the first of the year. Writing down goals is great, but actually accomplishing […]

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1/08/18

When I started my business, I ran everything with excel, word docs, and email. It worked and it was a great start. I’m all about running a lean business (see this post on running a financially healthy business), but when opportunity comes to make investments, choosing intentional ones is key. Today, I’m sharing 3 apps […]

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11/01/17