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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Gallery Delivery Systems

Okay, photog friends. This post has been in my “Drafts” section for MONTHS now and I think it’s time I dive into Gallery Delivery Systems. During my 3.5 years as a wedding photographer I have used pretty much every mainstream gallery delivery system or method there is. Pass, Pass Plus, Pixieset, Google Drive Delivery, Flash […]

April 4, 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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Busy Is Not A Badge Of Honor…

But don’t shame the busy. You may have heard before, “Busy Is Not A Badge Of Honor”…but that same person probably didn’t say, “It’s okay if you like to be busy.” Busy is not a badge of honor, no. But loving your job so much it doesn’t feel like work can be. It’s okay to […]

March 28, 2019

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Why I don’t do public Model Calls

Let me let you in on why I don’t do public model calls. In General, when a non-model volunteers for a model call, it is because the photographer wants to shoot a specific look. They need someone who can appear to fill the roll of their ideal client or shooting scenario. Often times, the photographer […]

February 22, 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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How To Stop Shooting For Free

Photographers often ask how they can get their friends and family to stop expecting free photography and I always recall a past post for them (quoted below). JUST TELL THEM. And be okay with not shooting for a while as a result. By doing a social media blast to all of your friends and family, […]

February 15, 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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Personal Update + Feb Education Goals

Good morning, and HAPPY SUNDAY!!! I just had my first wedding of the year on Thursday and it was the most amazing experience. I am SO EXCITED to keep learning with SJP and continue to serve my brides with the balance of Sincerely Jaclynn Beauty keeping my obsessive nature more…well rounded. ♥ SJB: The Sincerely […]

February 3, 2019

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Site Stats at 100 Blog Posts

A couple of weeks ago I saw that I was approaching my 100th blog post. I started this post as a celebration and it turned into reviewing site stats and setting intentions for moving forward. Still a celebration, but let’s check out my Site Stats at 100 Blog Posts! It’s been quiet the ride and […]

January 24, 2019

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