Why Photographers Charge Travel Fees

Why Photographers Charge Travel Fees

As you begin to research wedding photographers, you’ll likely notice that many of them require a travel fee outside of a certain radius. Some photographers have a set rate for their travel fees, whether it be certain states or even throughout the country, whereas...
Behind the Scenes | 2016

Behind the Scenes | 2016

We’re already somehow halfway through the year and I just now realize that I never wrote a behind the scenes post for 2016! Usually I just post a compilation of a bunch of photos taken of me but this time I thought I’d put a little twist on it and show the...

Some of The Worst Business Advice I’ve Received

Over the years, I’ve found myself in numerous online photography groups and forums. One of the more popular topics covers whether or not to send couples surprises after they book their wedding day. I’ve lost count as to how many times I’ve read that it’s a waste of...

The Wedding Album Process

Pixels just can’t compare to ink; there’s just something about being able to touch your photos. Technology is constantly changing, making it quite possible that our current digital media could one day soon become obsolete. Printed photographs however,...

My Biggest Wedding Screw-Up

How many times have you planned to run to the store sans list, swear you’d remember what you need, then when you get back home realize that you totally forgot the one item you went in for? We’re all guilty of trusting our memory a little too much and while...

Blogstomp | The Program Which Gave Me My Time Back

When putting together blog posts, I would open all of the images in Photoshop, resize, and then drag them into a few templates I made. In all honesty, I would dread having to write up blog posts because this method was so time consuming. It was taking me 60-90 minutes...

Responding to Client Emails

As a wedding photographer and recent bride (2 years is recent, right?), I know how important a great experience is! I’ve always made it a priority to answer emails immediately after they popped into my inbox. I thought that if I wasn’t responding asap, I...

Second Guessing and Realizing Value

It was late Thursday night, technically early Friday morning. I dozed in and out, trying to stay awake for the last few minutes of my tv show. THUD. I flew off the couch and saw him lying there, almost motionless, clinging tightly to his knee. I felt so helpless as...

Would you steal from Target?

Over the past two decades, technology has really blown up and changed our entire way of living! It’s become our primary way to research information, keep in touch with friends and family, and has been a great way for photographers to showcase their hard work to...

I forgot to shower. And eat.

I can bet that just about any parent of a newborn read the title of this post and shrugged, unable to remember the last time they were able to do either of those. The only thing is, I don’t have a newborn. I’ve spent most of my business years as a...