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My blog is the heart of my site!! Here you'll find personal posts and educational posts for both photographers and editors! You'll also find photo work from my 10 years as a photographer. If you're a bride, check out the "Brides" category! Look around, leave a comment, or ask a question! Explore & enjoy!

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Hi friends! I want to let you know about a FREE training I have available for you. It’s on blogging for SEO. BLOGGING FOR SEO – FREE TRAINING I’m going to walk you through some best practices for blogging to boost your SEO. We’ll talk about: What is SEO & why is it important? How […]

Education

July 3, 2020

Blogging for SEO – Free Training!

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Does this sound familiar to you? You wake up and have every intention of spending time with Jesus, but instead you pick up your phone just to check something. Before you know it, you’ve spent 30 minutes scrolling Instagram. YIKES. Now it’s time for work! Lemme just read a verse or two and say a […]

The Podcast

June 30, 2020

Why Quiet Time is So Important & How to Stop Neglecting It

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I remember when I was 16 and had just started photographing senior photos, someone commented on one of my photos with some constructive criticism. They said that in portraits, the eyes should always be tack sharp, and that I missed it in that shot. At first, I was hurt that someone had something negative to […]

Education, Photographers

June 25, 2020

3 Mistakes No Photographer Should Make

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Have you ever been through something when what God sends you doesn’t make sense? I’m not talking about just when you go through hard situations. You see, there are some hard situations where you can more easily see what God might be doing. And sometimes there are even Scriptures that seem to speak directly to […]

Personal, The Podcast

June 23, 2020

When God’s Plans Don’t Make Sense | VP13

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One of the most important things to do as a business owner, or as a person for that matter, is to define your definition of success. If you don’t have a definition of success, how will you know if you’re being successful? Without your own definition, you’ll end up following someone else’s path for success. […]

Education, Photographers

June 10, 2020

How to Discover Your Definition of Success

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Lessons from Moving Across the Country A lot of things are the same I thought that everything would be completely different when I moved to CA, but really, every day life in CA is pretty much the same as it was in CA. People told me to expect a “culture shock,” but I didn’t really […]

Personal, The Podcast

June 8, 2020

Lessons from Moving Across the Country | VP12

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My Culling Process in Photo Mechanic and Lightroom Today I’m sharing my complete culling process with photo mechanic and Lightroom. I’ll walk you through the process from start to finish. Get Photo Mechanic HERE Photo Mechanic makes it so easy to scroll through and organize images fast And my culling process is really simple. I’m […]

Editors, Education, Lightroom, Photographers, Photography

May 29, 2020

My Culling Process in Photo Mechanic

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Five Photography Programs I Can’t Live Without Photo Mechanic One of my favorite photography programs is Photo Mechanic. I use Photo Mechanic to quickly and easily view, cull, and organize my photos. Check out my blog post on using photo mechanic for faster culling. I talk about my complete culling process. This was a game […]

Education, Photographers

May 27, 2020

5 Photography Programs I Can’t Live Without

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Is Marraige Everything I Dreamed? When I was single, I wanted nothing more than to be married. I always felt like my true calling was to be a wife and a mom, so nothing made sense to me without being married. I just assumed that I would go to college and get married right after.  […]

Personal, The Podcast

May 26, 2020

Is Marriage Everything I Dreamed?

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How to Use Split Toning | Lightroom Tutorial A lot of photographers ask me, “what is split toning anyway?” Well, for the longest time I didn’t know what it was either. But it’s actually super simple!  It’s just a way to edit the colors of the highlights (the bright parts) and the shadows (the dark […]

Education, Lightroom

May 21, 2020

How to Use Split Toning | Lightroom Tutorial

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