When we decide to step out of the traditional work force and become an entrepreneur, we tend to minimize the hard parts and focus on the perks (which is not necessarily a bad thing - I'm all for optimism!).Read More
When I started my business, I had no idea how many online resources were available to help me be successful...Read More
I started my business with nothing but paper file folders filled with client information, an old macbook, aperture for editing, and a dream in my heart. But over the years, I've found systems and programs that have streamlined my workflow and allowed me to work quicker, smarter, and more efficiently. As a result, I'm able to be more organized and ultimately serve my clients better, which is what I'm all about.Read More
One of my favorite things in the entire world is coffee dates with intentional conversations about important, real topics. I'd quite honestly take one legit, personal conversation over a thousand pleasantries, and today I want to chat with you.Read More
How do you introduce something that's so special to you?
That's so close to your heart?
I guess there isn't much to say besides... it's here. :)Read More
Have you noticed all of the changes here lately?
Because they’ve been happening.
Not with fireworks, giveaways, and loud shouts of importance. But with slow, subtle, and silent grace.
Because I think the world needs less shouting and more doing. Less fanfare and more change....
Somehow, it’s mid-February and I’m just now getting around to pulling this blog post together. But late is better than never, and it’s been kind of fun looking through all of my 2014 weddings over the past few days. I’ve been thinking a lot about where I’ve been over the past year, and getting super excited as I’m preparing for the 2015 wedding season to begin soon!Read More
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what I believe.About whether or not I actually believe the things that I say I do. Or whether I just say I believe it because I’ve been told that I should.
So, even though it feels unproductive, I’m spending today thinking about why. Forgetting about everything I’ve been told and everything I’ve thought to be true in the past, and truly asking myself why I do this. Not why I think I should. But why I actually do. What I truly believe.Read More
I believe that each marriage is deep, beautiful, and unique… yet simultaneously universal and timeless.Read More
Delight is a community of young ladies ages 14-20 who are passionate about the creative arts. It's a way to inspire these ladies to grow in their faith, walk in like-minded community, and use their talents for the glory of God. But as I've become more and more involved over the past several years, I've realized that it's so much more.Read More
Fourteen months ago today, I was traveling towards Pine Bluff, Arkansas with just a few cameras, my husband of two weeks, and giddy hope that maybe, just maybe, this crazy dream was becoming a reality. Fourteen months ago today, I photographed my first wedding as a full time photographer. As a I-graduated-college-and-quit-my-job-and-now-this-crazy-dream-is-all-ive-got full time photographer. As a I’ve-been-doing-this-for-two-years-but-i-still-don’t-feel-ready-to-be-a full time photographer.Read More
This post is one that I wish I had of read when I first started my business. During my first year as a photographer, there were a lot of things that occupied my time and energy. I was still learning how to use my camera properly, learning how to see light, messing around with editing software, learning the fundamentals of running a business, and doing a thousand things to get set up and legal. Honestly, the last thing on my mind was file naming for photographers.Read More