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What I’ve Learned   I’m about to let you in on something that’s taken me up until about two years ago to figure out. Part of me is borderline embarrassed that it took this long, but the other part of me is simply thrilled to share it with you so that you can learn from my […]

Apr 23, 2016

The Change that Transformed My Wedding Photography Business Overnight

The Change that Transformed My Wedding Photography Business Overnight

What I’ve Learned   I’m about to let you in on something that’s taken me up until about two years ago to figure out. Part of me is borderline embarrassed that it took this long, but the other part of me is simply thrilled to share it with you so that you can learn from my […]

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Apr 23, 2016

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Recently, I’ve been thinking back to all the my wonderful couples I was able to serve in 2015. Maybe it’s partly because the spring/summer season is almost here (hopefully) and I’m longing for wedding season to begin again, but it’s mostly because I love the people I get to work with + the families I get to meet […]

Feb 25, 2016

Fine Art Heirloom Albums

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  My fellow wedding photographers – I’m thrilled to announce that at the end of August, you can receive a FREE Guide with helpful tips on growing your wedding photographer business! I’ve been working hard behind the scenes to create this Guide for YOU, filled with some advice that has helped me grow my business […]

Aug 12, 2015

Announcement // Free Guide for Wedding Photographers

Announcement // Free Guide for Wedding Photographers

  My fellow wedding photographers – I’m thrilled to announce that at the end of August, you can receive a FREE Guide with helpful tips on growing your wedding photographer business! I’ve been working hard behind the scenes to create this Guide for YOU, filled with some advice that has helped me grow my business […]

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Aug 12, 2015

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You’d better believe that wedding season in Wisconsin is in full swing! Already it’s been filled with rustic, elegant Milwaukee-area weddings, a ceremony overlooking Lake Michigan in Door County, a stunning barn wedding, and most importantly LOTS of smiling, happy, crazy-in-love brides + grooms.   This is my absolute dream job for so many reasons, […]

Jun 22, 2015

You, My Friend, Choose an Entire Experience

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I feel compelled to begin this post (rather than end it) with a note of thanks to my calligrapher Hope Scott and my web developer Dustin Davis. Not only did these two creatives do excellent work for me, but they continually worked + communicated with me to achieve exactly what I had in mind for […]

Mar 5, 2015

New Website + Brand // Behind the Brand

New Website + Brand // Behind the Brand

I feel compelled to begin this post (rather than end it) with a note of thanks to my calligrapher Hope Scott and my web developer Dustin Davis. Not only did these two creatives do excellent work for me, but they continually worked + communicated with me to achieve exactly what I had in mind for […]

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Mar 5, 2015

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How is it that 4 whole years can pass by in a blur of pretty dresses, wedding bouquets, and newlywed smiles? I really don’t know! Believe me, it’s been anything but perfect – I’VE been anything but perfect, but wow has it been amazing. And so begins my 5th year in business, and I am […]

Jan 9, 2015

My Business Turns 5! // Behind the Brand

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“You have the BEST job ever! You get to hang out at weddings every weekend!!”   Almost too many times to count, I’ve heard that I have the best job ever from bridal parties, family members, and wedding guests alike. I want to let you in on a little secret – you are completely right, […]

Nov 7, 2014

“You have the best job ever!” // Behind the Brand

“You have the best job ever!” // Behind the Brand

“You have the BEST job ever! You get to hang out at weddings every weekend!!”   Almost too many times to count, I’ve heard that I have the best job ever from bridal parties, family members, and wedding guests alike. I want to let you in on a little secret – you are completely right, […]

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Nov 7, 2014

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In June, I was able to attend a mind-blowingly wonderful workshop in California, hosted by the talented and sweet Danielle Poff. Besides being a fun learning experience, I got to meet a handful of women passionate about photography and hear their stories. We had the chance to photograph a Spanish Bohemian inspired shoot, which I […]

Jul 23, 2014

Danielle Poff Workshop // Fine Art Film Wedding Photography // Carmel Valley, California

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Many brides (as well as other photographers) frequently ask what equipment I shoot with – and it’s a fair question! Today I’m happy to share a little peek into what I carry around in my ONA bag for a typical wedding:     Digital Gear: Canon 5D Mark III Canon 5D Mark II (backup and […]

Jun 27, 2014

What’s in My Gear Bag // Behind the Brand

What’s in My Gear Bag // Behind the Brand

Many brides (as well as other photographers) frequently ask what equipment I shoot with – and it’s a fair question! Today I’m happy to share a little peek into what I carry around in my ONA bag for a typical wedding:     Digital Gear: Canon 5D Mark III Canon 5D Mark II (backup and […]

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Jun 27, 2014

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When I started out in the photography industry, I had certain assumptions about how I was supposed to work with clients, particularly when it came to interacting during photo sessions. I was expected to pose my clients and tell them how to stand/look/act in order to look amazing and produce perfect results, right? WRONG. As […]

May 8, 2014

Why I “prompt” instead of “pose”

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