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This is a place where we can dig a little bit deeper. If we were sitting on a plane together, chatting over tacos, or sipping sweet tea on my front porch, this is a snapshot of what I’d share with you. 

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HOW TO BE MORE PRODUCTIVE WHEN WORKING FROM HOME

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HOW TO GO FROM INQUIRY TO BOOKED IN YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY BIZ

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When Josie reached out about booking her bridal session with me, I knew we had to do something different. Josie’s a modern, romantic, classic kinda bride. She didn’t want anything super “southern.” (Barns just aren’t her thing.) She wanted something romantic and “old-world” feeling, but with a touch of modern flair. Turns out, this Moss […]

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From the moment Josie filled out my contact form, I just *knew* this Four Fifteen Estates wedding would be a perfect fit. She was her own wedding planner, as a lot of brides are — but because of her impeccable taste and attention to detail, I was already in “wedding photographer heaven” from the get-go. […]

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Taylor and Blake reached out about doing a couples session in Texarkana with me last year, so this session has been a long time coming! However, when they originally reached out, Taylor *wasn’t* pregnant. But by the time the session came, she was! Surprise, right!? Therefore, we incorporated some fun shots of their ultrasound towards […]

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I’m sure you’ve heard time and time again about the benefits of having a CRM (client relationship manager) for your photography business. In fact, that’s probably what’s landed you here. You may be interested in using Honeybook as your CRM, but the kicker is; setting it up and actually using it high-key stresses you out.  […]

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Blogging is one of my favorite ways to grow my business, both locally and virtually! My blog helps me to book more photography clients, as well as mentoring clients, on a daily basis. So today, I’m breaking down my exact process on how to use a blog to book more photography clients!       […]

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Websites. For some, it’s a sore subject. (Just check out my insta, they say… it’s way better!) For others, they absolutely can’t WAIT to show off their site. The bridge between the gap, (in my personal experience,) is having the knowledge and the know-how to choose the right showit website template for your photography business.  […]

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There’s a LOT of photography education out there, taught by photographers — for other photographers on the internet. It’s everywhere. But the sad thing is, not all of it’s great. So that’s why in today’s blog I’m focusing on “what to do before you start offering education for photographers.” Almost every single time I chat […]

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I think it’s safe to say that hundreds, (if not thousands) of photographers fell into a creative rut over the last year. (I mean it’s pretty inevitable if you’re on lockdown… right!?) But fortunately, as creatives… it’s not in our nature to stay in one forever. If you’re in a creative rut, fear not — […]

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As we all probably know by now, Pinterest has become one of the hottest tools for growing your photography business. Unfortunately, most don’t know where to start when it comes to leveraging it. So, today we’re going to dive deep into exactly how to get started with Pinterest. So here’s the deal, you’re probably in […]

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A solid dose of personal life with my husband Clay, our modern farmhouse, our dogs...and basically, all the things. 



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Whether it's an adventurous elopement on the shores of Bali, or an intimate wedding in someone's backyard, here's the celebrations of love.



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I'm sharing all my recent sessions with couples, (literally all over the world,) over here on the blog.



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Here I'm showcasing female entrepreneurs; from models to hairstylists, graphic designers to makeup artists, and influencers to photographers...



FAITH

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I'm peeling back the layers on running a faith-based business, life as a married woman, and navigating this *crazy* world as a Christian.



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Come along with me on all my recent trips; from Bali to New Zealand, and Thailand to the East Coast. All aboard!



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