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If you are nervous about raising your prices but know in your heart it’s the right time, this is for you, friend! I want to share a few tips for raising your wedding photography price so you can get to that next level of being a luxury wedding photographer! One of our photography coaching clients […]

5 Tips for Raising your Wedding Photography Prices

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Alright friends, I want to get real with y’all and talk about something tough today. In an Instagram “highlight only” world, I feel like it’s easy to see other wedding photographers’ success and think that the things that have happened to you could never happen to them! Well, let me tell ya. We all make […]

How to Stay Motivated As a Wedding Photographer Despite a Big Failure

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Surviving slow months as a wedding photographer takes a little bit of thoughtfulness and planning ahead! But honestly, after a super busy season, we welcome those slow months with open arms. If you are struggling to think of ways to get through these months, hopefully, our 5 tips on how to survive slow months as […]

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Are you overwhelmed with all the things as a new photographer?! I feel you, friend! From new bookings and client reminders to marketing tasks and your finances, it sometimes can feel like your to-do list is chaos on paper. 🤦🏼‍♀️It’s time to organize your photography business, Marie Kondo style! But trust me when I tell […]

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Wanna know what we love MORE than Honeybook (the #1 tool we use in our photography business to do things like send proposals, questionnaires, and automated workflows)? Friends, LIKE YOU, joining in on the Honeybook for photographers party & leveling UP your photography business with such an amazing tool! *This post contains affiliate links, which […]

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So you’re ready to turn your hobby into a business!? YAY! Let’s bring on the photography business tips! Or maybe you just want to make sure all your bases are covered in your current photography business contract! One of the first things we recommend to our photographer friends before they take on any paying clients […]

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If you are just starting out, you probably know you should have some sort of photography business workflow. You may not know what that will look like and that’s okay. I’m here to help you, friend! I’m sharing 5 things you need in your photography business workflow, including the best systems to use like Honeybook […]

5 Things You Need in Your Photography Business Workflow

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Want to know how to actually have successful bride consultations and book more wedding photography clients? If you are anything like l was, your consultations are a bit stressful. In 2012, I remember actually sweating any time a bride wanted to chat over the phone. I’m even a “phone person!” I love chatting on the […]

How to Book More Wedding Photography Clients With Successful Bride Consultations

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Pricing your wedding photography business might actually be one of the hardest parts of starting your business. And I totally get it! It feels so personal when it comes to your wedding photography business, doesn’t it? It’s your work, your art and you have to decide what “it” is worth. But it feels more like […]

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Alright, friend! You know we don’t like secrets around here (because besties don’t keep secrets from each other, right?!) so I’m excited to share our 3 biggest marketing secrets with y’all. A couple of them we learned from D’Arcy Benincosa, our secret marketing ninja! Last week I shared all about the biggest investment I made […]

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I’ve been in business for almost a decade now. As expected, I’ve made a lot of decisions, both good and bad over the years. But today, I’m so excited to share the absolute best business decision I’ve made this year, hiring a photography business coach! Last year, the best business decision I made was finding a […]

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The women at our Cotton photography workshop 2019 in Round Top completely blew us away! Seriously, my heart is beyond full right now guys. We spent 48+ hours with some of the best women we’ve ever met at our workshop for photographers! These are women who are talented beyond measure, women who are listening to […]

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