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I decided to tell myself a new story: I am an internationally recognized photographer who helps other people believe in their dreams...even if others laugh at them. Know what? I believed it so much, it became true.

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Different industries have varying peak seasons (I’d hate to be a CPA in April!), but one thing is certain: this is the time when you want to pull your hair out. Or start pouring wine at 2pm. As a photographer, summer and fall are–hands down–the craziest months for me and though I do my best […]

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A few days ago, I had a serious conversation with a friend. She started a business, was met with a pop of momentum, then it a plateaued. We chatted over acai bowls and I asked her if she’d taken time to create a profile of her ideal client. I’m a huge proponent of creating a […]

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As much as the wedding day is for the bride and groom, a heavier emphasis on portraits is placed on the bride. Perhaps it’s culture, tradition, or simply because girls are usually more comfortable in front of the camera, but it’s a good idea to focus on getting comfortable posing a bride and ensuring you […]

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This morning I had the pleasure of getting interviewed by Showit CEO, Todd Watson, at my studio. We spoke about the exciting changes in his company and invited to me to share a lesson on Effective Blogging Tips, Writing Tips, and Fresh Blog Ideas. This hour-long lesson focused on my experience as a blogger and […]

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Hi Friends! Just a friendly reminder to join me tomorrow at 10am PST if you’d like to learn more about Effective Blogging Tips. I’ll be broadcasting live from my studio in Orange County and I look forward to chatting more about things I’ve learned from 10 years of blogging and how it changed my business. […]

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Blogging is a crazy thing. In the same sentence business owners acknowledge its power and fierce marketing opportunities, they also bemoan a litany of difficulties when it comes to, well, actually blogging. I’ve always wanted to help, but didn’t really know how…until now. I put together a five-question questionnaire to help me understand why people […]

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During the peak of wedding season, I run the risk of getting burnt out. As any creative can attest, working with such frequency and being required to thinkcreateproduce…thinkcreateproduce can take a toll when it comes to approaching a new photo shoot/canvas/writing project/etc. So what can a creative do to feel inspired during the busiest moments? […]

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When I started my business, I set out to become a photographer, but in the process I built a brand. I didn’t realize it at the time, but it’s what happened. The more I paid attention to the experiences I created for clients, the more people spoke about my services. And people talking? That’s the […]

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As the beginning of July approaches, most wedding photographers are in full swing for summer weddings. During this time, it’s a great opportunity to leverage your shoots and get them featured because this is my favorite equation: amazing clients + beautiful details + wedding = a great opportunity. I’m a huge proponent of sharing the […]

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Dear Jasmine, I find myself having two and sometimes three consultation meetings before a potential client signs with me. Is this normal or am I doing something wrong? Sincerely, Konsultation King Dear KK, I prefer to think of situations in a way that’s less than wrong/right and more in a way of how to make […]

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Desperate for change, I created a Productivity Planner to help streamline my workflow and I kissed stress goodbye. 

[With cherry flavored chapstick.]  

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FREE PRODUCTIVITY PLANNER

Life is about to get a whole lot easier.  

Desperate for change, I created a Productivity Planner to help streamline my workflow and I kissed stress goodbye. 

[With cherry flavored chapstick.]  

FREE INSTAGRAM GUIDE

Oh, friend, it's time to start growing your business on Instagram.
  
Sign up to receive a free Instagram marketing guide, helpful tips, and free stock photos you can use for your business.  

It’s basically an Instanote sent to your inbox to help push you toward your social goals and help grow your following.

FREE STOCK PHOTOS

You're busy, pulled in lots of directions, and trying to run a business. 

In addition to all this, you know you should be posting on social media, so how do you balance it all? 

I'm dedicated to your success, so download five free stock photos to use online...I hope this empowers you to attract dream customers along the way!

I wouldn’t say we were business nerds but my husband just sent me a Slack message asking me to call him.

If you need me, just follow the trail of empty La Croix cans around my house.

"Margaritas make me sound smarter, dance better, sound amazing, and look like Shakira...