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Category Archives: For Photographers

Six things nobody tells you when you start out

Sometimes, I wish I could go back to the 2011 version of myself and give myself a mentoring session. Like, “here are all the difficulties you’re going to encounter, but don’t lose heart! Just give it some time, and before you know it, you’ll be so much farther along than you’d ever dreamed.” I was […]

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Things I’m loving lately: Pixifi

The first time I’d heard of studio management software, I was barely in my first year of business. The thought of adding another monthly expense was unbearable to me, and besides, I was doing “just fine” with my current process of receiving contracts and checks in the mail. Who needed to complicate things further by […]

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Lessons Learned: how to photograph your next vacation

We’ve all done it: you go on an incredible getaway, you want to capture EVERY LITTLE DETAIL of every single thing you see and every person you meet along the way. And then you get home and find yourself uploading 1,000+ images to your computer, and you’re so overwhelmed that you never even get around […]

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Calling all interns!

My method when it comes to additional shooters on a wedding day has changed a lot over the past few years. It used to be that I wouldn’t even consider showing up to a wedding without a second shooter, but then my attitude swung more to the side of non-shooting assistants, rather than a designated […]

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