1201 Porter Way

Welcome to THE STUDIO — & PRINT LAB!!! On February 1, 2020 we finally shared the secret we had been keeping and prepping for several months in the making!!! We left our Little Blue Studio and moved into a 2 Office + Bathroom 900 Square Foot Studio and Print Lab! I’ll do another post, soon, […]

February 16, 2020

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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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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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