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  A Destination Photographer’s Travel Plan The first time I flew on an airplane with my camera equipment I was SO nervous. What if something went wrong? What if my gear were to get damaged? What if flying ruined my film? But the good news is, it’s not as difficult as you’d think as long […]

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 Capturing The Perfect Wedding Detail One of my favorite parts of a wedding day is capturing the wedding day details! And my all-time favorite detail, the wedding rings! It’s more than just the sparkle, it’s about the start of a love story, the start of a marriage! From hearing how you met to how he proposed, […]

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How I Cull My Photos Photographers, I am SO excited to share with you something that has completely changed my business and editing time. Photo Mechanic has given me hours of my life back efficiently culling photos! When I first heard about Photo Mechanic, I was hesitant to try it. It sounded like one extra […]

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How I Backup My Business Photographers, this one is for you! I am married to a Network Engineer who thinks our “intra-web world” is always out to get us. But, he’s right. It’s SO important to have a backup system in place for your business and images! I can’t wait to share with you my […]

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  Finding The Best Working Shoe A Review For The #everydaybosslady When I come home from a wedding day, my feet are always killing me!! Can anyone else relate?! After my post-wedding day routine, I still feel like my feet are swollen! I thought I was wearing comfortable flats for weddings, however, they obviously are […]

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A Photographer’s Guide On What To Wear I was just about to wrap up the wedding day consultation when the groom-to-be looked over at his bride-to-be and gave direct intense eye contact. It was so obvious. There was a question that needed to be answered and he was uncomfortable to be the one to ask […]

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 The Best CRM For My Business If I told you I seriously tried 10 CRM programs before selecting my favorite, would you believe me? Because I’m 100% serious. Those 30 day free trials were my life. I tried Honey Book, 17 Hats, Studio Ninja, Shoot Q, Zoho, Salesforce, Quickbooks, PipeDrive, Trello, and Dubsado. I know […]

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5 of my favorite things Columbus, Ohio Wedding photographers, you know the feeling of being on your feet for a 10+ hour day. It’s amazing how quickly wedding days fly by but so do we! Not only are we on our feet, but also running around and climbing various objects to get creative shots. It […]

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My Favorite Ring Box a wedding day must Photographers, if you are still searching for that perfect ring box for wedding day details, I have what you are looking for. My all-time favorite ring boxes are The Mrs Box (themrsbox.com)! These custom dyed velvet boxes are not only well made but they are SO pretty! […]

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Making Cute Icons For Your Highlights Hi, Friends! I hope you’re having a fantastic day today! The cute little Instagram icons for the highlight stories have been going viral! I wanted to walk you through how to make them, don’t’ worry, they’re so easy to make! I used Canva.com. The first step is to go […]

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What I have learned WARNING: This is going to be a #reallife blog post today! I want to share with you what I have learned since starting my business. I’ve been doing a lot of thinking and praying as to what I have learned. I think it simply boils down to being the best version […]

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Finding the right gear When I was buying my photography gear, I was shopping around for the best price. I mean, if I can save a few dollars I’m all about that! After all, I feel like that’s what most of us do when we go shopping for something, price compare! Anyways, when I took […]

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