Local Eclectic & Brideside | Bridesmaid Styled Session

Local Eclectic & Brideside | Bridesmaid Styled Session

Super excited to share this bridesmaid styled session with Local Eclectic's gorgeous jewels and Bridesides beautiful gowns! I've been working with Local Eclectic for a few months now and was unbelievably down with this shoot idea (and dreaming about it for months until it came to fruition), but this was the first time that I meant the incredibly kind and talented women from Brideside! If you're looking to find the most shiny and drop-dead gorgeous jewelry…

What is a Photography Editing Workflow and Why Do I Need One?

What is a Photography Editing Workflow and Why Do I Need One?

Systems, workflows and ways to be more efficient with your time - if you’re anywhere in the online entrepreneur world (which you must be if you found this blog post) then I’m sure you’ve heard some of the hullabaloo about keeping yourself in check as a small business owner. There’s client management systems to keep your happy customers happy, outlines for how to post on social media and coffee dates with potential clients, but have you ever thought of how to best utilize your time in your portrait photography workflow…

1 Easy Tip to Improve Your Portrait Photography Client Experience

1 Easy Tip to Improve Your Portrait Photography Client Experience

One of the coolest parts about owning your own business is that you can completely design your client experience to be exactly how you dream. Coffee dates, phone calls, and little gifts in the mail all add up to make one massively impressive experience for your portrait clients - but sometimes you can hit a brick wall of what other act of kindness you can provide. Here’s an idea for one super simple way to improve your photography client experience that will provide so much added value with almost no additional work on your side…

4 Tips to Creating Consistency in Your Portrait Sessions & Why Your Clients Care About It

4 Tips to Creating Consistency in Your Portrait Sessions & Why Your Clients Care About It

You probably already know that consistency in your portrait sessions matters to your clients, but you may be wondering why that is and how the hell to make it happen. Here’s some helpful info on why consistency can help your business be successful and stand out and 4 tips to making it work in your photography…

Are You Making These 3 Portrait Editing Mistakes?

Are You Making These 3 Portrait Editing Mistakes?

You ever have the gut wrenching feeling when you realize it’s suddenly 8pm and you haven’t gotten all those portrait sessions edited that need to be delivered tomorrow? No worries, babe - we’ve all been there. As photographers who run our businesses from a place of passion, it can feel like a ton of bricks has hit you when you disappoint your clients, so let’s talk about some ways to avoid the overwhelm and get your portrait sessions edited on time! Here are the biggest 3 mistakes that photographers make when editing portrait sessions and how you can avoid making them…

The #1 Editing Tool Every Portrait Photographer Needs to Succeed

The #1 Editing Tool Every Portrait Photographer Needs to Succeed

I used to spend all my time hunched over my desk, fingers flying at lightning speed, hoping to reach my gallery delivery deadline and trying not to think about all the hours I spent in front of my computer.

Then, like a well timed joke - I injured my back out of too much stress related to work and couldn’t sit at my desk for more than 30 minutes at a time.

I had to reevaluate my editing workflow in my business and see if there were areas I could cut down my time on because those client galleries still needed to get done but my body couldn’t handle that amount of editing anymore. I started using Lightroom in my everyday workflow and the change was instant…