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First Rule: Portraits are a collaboration . PERIOD. Once you understand that concept, you will become a people-magnet. More clients will want to work with you and tell all their friends about you! What do when a client puts an “ugly” filter on your photo.  First of all take a step back, take a deep […]

What To Do When A Client (or Vendor) Puts A Filter Your Photo!

Photographer’s CRM – Customer Relationship Management CRM is a fancy acronym for saying how you manage your clients and leads. When I was starting out all of my clients and leads would get put in a simple spreadsheet.  I would track their place in my booking and work process simply by placing an “X” in […]

Why Dubsado Is The Best CRM For Photographers

My New Wedding Photography Brand The best thing I did for my business (and myself) in 2018 was hiring Amanda Csasken with Brand Epiphany to be my branding coach! I was at a point in my business where I wanted to to reach a higher-end clientele that shared my sense of adventure. I felt a […]

Wedding Photographer Branding With Brand Epiphany

Let’s talk 2019 goals! Drop yours in the comments below and let us know you set them!   This year I used passion planner and love it but I am just not a reflective person I guess so I don’t think I used it to it’s full potential. The last few years I have always […]

2019 Goals from 2018 Reflection

This was my first styled shoot I coordinated! I charged $25 per ticket for photographers that wanted to attend. I wanted to make it super cheap but valuable since this was my first one and I knew I would learn a lot! I planned it around styling details since that was an area I wanted […]

5 Tips For Planning Your First Styled Shoot

If you feel intimidated by flash, let me tell you that you are not alone. The reality is, it is a lot of trial and error. Working with flash is making a lot of educated guesses about how much light you need for a subject that is x feet away from you. As far as […]

5 Quick Tips for Better Flash Images

Flatlays are the current hot trend in the industry. They look so professional on social media posts. They provide a beautiful way to document paper goods. You may be asking, what is a flatlay anyway? Or if you are like me you call them “layflats” ha. A flatlay is just an image where you have […]

6 Tips for Styling Wedding Flatlays

2017 was an amazing year for sure! It was the year I feel like I found my purpose. I have always loved photography and entrepreneurship but didn’t know what to do with that. I found myself getting the most excited for engagement sessions so I decided to try out wedding photography. All I knew about […]

2017 Reflection from my first year Photographing Weddings

I attended my first photography conference at the beginning of the month, Showit United 2017! I am so glad my friend Denis Karis   let me know about it! It was a big investment for me so I kept putting it off, but then they announced Jasmine Star would be there and a discount so I […]

Show it United 2017

Thanksgiving has always been about the food growing up and I don’t like a lot of the dishes honestly (I always have the stomach flu Thanksgiving Day anyways oddly enough)! This year I got to spend Thanksgiving with my dear husband and children for most of the day, then with his family that evening since all […]

Black Friday 2017-Kaci Lou Photography