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I’ve always heard that it’s not a matter of IF your hard drive will fail, but WHEN. And when it comes to external hard drives, I’ve been pretty darn lucky- in the last seven years of wedding photography, I’ve never had one crash. That is, until last Tuesday. My hard drive slipped off my desk […]

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Preventing a System Failure

March 17, 2017

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This is one of my favorite topics to teach on. I’ve had the privilege of giving my signature talk, The Gentle No, at UNITED Conference, The Event with Justin & Mary, Creative At Heart Conference, and more. It is, simply put, something that sets my heart on fire! And I realize that may sounds strange, that I’m passionate […]

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The Gentle No

March 10, 2017

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Ok, if you’re a wedding photographer, you’re likely already familiar with this term: “Uncle Bob” is the generic term given to a person at a wedding whose enthusiasm over taking photographs often makes it difficult for the professional photographer to do their job without interference. They’re the person who shoots over your shoulder during family formals, […]

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How to handle an Uncle Bob (with grace!)

March 3, 2017

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It sure is SOME kind of privilege and joy to get to capture the most special day of a couple’s life together, isn’t it? And the cool-kid thing to do would be to pretend it was never a stressor for me. That it never freaked me out to have to turn around and deliver the […]

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Consistency: Give Your Couple Exactly What They Booked You For

February 1, 2017

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