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8 Wedding Photographer Planning Tips to ROCK the Day!

 Thank you to my friend Jill Reid of Raindancer Studios for giving her advice for this article! Photographers, are you overwhelmed by the thought of photographing a wedding? Don’t be! All you need is a gallon of organization, a quart of flexibility, a cup of confidence and a teaspoon of joy. I’m here to help equip […]

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A photogHer’s Guide to Freelensing

Love the artistic feel achieved by tilt-shift or Lensbaby lens? Love Macro? Not yet ready to commit to new lenses? You need to try out some freelensing!  It’s a technique where you detach your lens (50mm +) from your camera and flip-it backwards or tilt the lens (we refer to this technique as Bacro over at PhotogHer – […]

Blogging, SEO & Social Media

Pinterest

How to Rank in SEO for Photography Websites | Optimize your Pinterest!

Pinterest seems like a pretty easy thing to navigate, but some photographers are just now finding out the benefits of using it for your photography business and improving your SEO (Search Engine Optimization). Everyone on the web knows that content, any written content, goes better with a great image.  Images sell.  Pinterest knows that people […]

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Editing, Workflow & Outsourcing

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Dear Adobe Santa

Dear Adobe Santa, I know it is early to get my list in, but we need to have a heart to heart.  Yeah, thanks for my big gift of Photoshop CS6 last Christmas.  You outdid yourself…Mama like!  I was an Elements girl and ready for the next level and CS6 BLEW MY MIND!  You rock […]

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Using Split Tones in Lightroom | Free Preset!

I remember the day that my mind was blown with the discovery of the Split Tone Panel in Lightroom.  I was in a Facebook photography group and someone mentioned using Split Tones and that she starts with a little yellow in the highlights and blue in the shadows. I knew that I loved this photographers […]

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Organization & Balance

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5 Ways to Organize your Photography Business and your LIFE!

Sometimes it seems like being organized is a full time job.  By the time you sort all your clients and your files and your folders and your sessions, who has time to take any pictures?  I am no expert, but I do consider myself a lover of organization and a constant learner when it comes […]

8 Wedding Photographer Planning Tips to ROCK the Day -Pinterest - Raindancer Studios - 740x400

8 Wedding Photographer Planning Tips to ROCK the Day!

 Thank you to my friend Jill Reid of Raindancer Studios for giving her advice for this article! Photographers, are you overwhelmed by the thought of photographing a wedding? Don’t be! All you need is a gallon of organization, a quart of flexibility, a cup of confidence and a teaspoon of joy. I’m here to help equip […]

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Finances, Taxes & Contracts

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Add Value to your Precious Time with a Late Policy

You know the ones…you probably have one in your own family.  Yeah.  Someone who actually PLANS to be LATE.  Like that is it is “fashionable”.  And well, it is not in the least bit cool when your clients show up late. But you know what happens.  You are sitting in your car or at your […]

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Excuses, Excuses! Proactive Contract Clause to Avoid Client Cancellations

We’ve all heard the excuses.  Here are some great ones from my Photog friends:  It looks like it’s going to rain. I didn’t have time to get my hair cut.  I didn’t have time to get outfits together. (last minute)….Kids are still sleeping. (a week prior)…His face is swollen we will have to cancel.  I […]

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Be Inspired!

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Zero to Hero | My Amateur to Pro Story

I love stories of how people  pursue their passion of photography and the resulting beauty that they create!  My friend Mike Washington’s story is inspiring…enjoy!  -Jill I have always taken snapshots for a long as I can remember. I had no formal training at all, and I would just point the camera in the direction […]

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My Love of SEO for Photography

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