What do you want?

There are so many business classes out there that tell you to write down a mission statement. I’ve even been to workshops where they pause a room of 500+ people to have them all think of one and write it down for 20 minutes…Well. In my five years of experience in Entrepreneurship, I have learned […]

January 27, 2020

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She made me better!

Okay, Photographer’s. Let’s have a talk. This week, I had a recent bride message me about making a tweak to their final edits after seeing the previews. She was so kind and LOVED the photos, but had a request. I was nervous because it was unusual, but she made me better. We’re taught to cringe […]

January 24, 2020

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Site Stats at 200 Blog Posts

Back on January 24th, 2019, I published a blog post titled “Site Stats at 100 Blog Posts”. I was celebrating the websites 100th blog post when I got pulled into the stats the website had achieved up to that point. When publishing the post, I was most excited to compare numbers when I hit 200 […]

January 13, 2020

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Seven Days of Photojournalism

Alright. Here’s the scoop on the 24/7 7 Day Challenge I completed yesterday. Seven Days of Photojournalism. Every morning I meditate for about 20-50 minutes. Part of that meditation is me asking for inspired action. When I feel inspired to do something during my meditation, I take it very seriously. One day during my meditation, […]

January 7, 2020

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How to Get Good Photos | Wedding Guest Edition

I’m so excited to share with you a wedding photographer’s advice on How to Get Good Photos as a Wedding Guest! How to Get Good Photos Wedding Guest Edition. I see you. Sitting at Table 9 with your husband and cute kids. You either LOVE family photos or you haven’t been dressed up for one […]

October 23, 2019

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Candle Light Only

I’m starting a series of “challenges”. They’re all ones I think up myself. Scenarios I think might be interesting and challenging. For this one, I wondered how I would do using our garden candle lights. I know what I can do with a soft box, speed lights, and natural light…but what if all I used […]

May 3, 2019

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Artist Search

Clynn and I are on an Artist Search! We are looking for an oil paint artist to paint over the image below. Every now and again, I process an image that marks a pivotal moment for SJP. I don’t plan it, necessarily. These images just happen sometimes! Some day, I’ll do a blog post of […]

March 29, 2019

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Olympia Portrait Photographer

Wow! I have to say this is my first time calling myself a Portrait Photographer. I’ve photographed in studio before but nothing like classic studio portraiture. Yesterday, I made my way over to SJP Preferred vendor + one of my besties salon in Olympia to have my hair touched up! I’m back to the rose […]

February 20, 2019

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Kylee Ann Marketing Course

I’ve decided to do a blog post on every education investment I have made in past years and will make this year. One of my first education investments was the Kylee Ann Marketing Course. Here is a review I wrote for her shop: “I took the entire marketing course and client experience was definitely my […]

February 18, 2019

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What is Gicleè?

The SJP 35% off annual Valentine’s Day Print Sale is LIVE for the very first time! I’m sure by now, many of you have clicked into your galleries and have experienced a little bit of sticker shock on these prints. You see, they are more pricey than just about anything you can purchase publicly as […]

February 11, 2019

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