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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

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Blogging for Photographers: Why you should have a Blog!

I know we have entered this relationship (you reading what I’m preaching) with you feeling denial.  You really want to keep on believing that you are fine without a blog…that your business will grow organically…or by word of mouth.  But you are here, so you must have heard other photographers say that you need a […]

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Editing, Workflow & Outsourcing

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What are Lightroom Templates for?

Lightroom Templates make your workflow quicker!  You really can do so many things IN LIGHTROOM that you never thought possible!  And at JL Photography I have over 150 templates you can download for FREE! I build templates for Lightroom and you can download them all for free!  Did you know that you could do things like […]

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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 […]

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3 New Year’s Resolutions for the Pro Photographer

I am a believer in BALANCE!  I do not believe I can do everything.  So I am constantly asking myself in my life…”What is the most important thing to work on today?”.  I put one foot in front of the other and I try not to worry about all the things I could be doing. […]

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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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