wedding photography for adventurous hearts that love to laugh

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I worked in online marketing and sales for 6 years. I love business! I have had a camera in my hand since I was 8 and went to college for photography as well. Then became a professional photographer in 2014.


I can help you build a brand based on trust and serving your clients. I am a natural encourager and motivator. I believe anything is possible with the right mind set, hard work, and patience.  Our Facebook group is a safe place to share what you are working so we can help you achieve your goals. It is also a great place to learn new ideas to implement into your business.

Workshops

Coming Soon in 2018

Val Vista Lakes- Booking Destination Weddings


Huntington Beach, CA day trip  - Making the most out of your engagement sessions


Live Butterfly and Roses Styled Shoot


Goodwill (indoors) challenge free


Mall (indoors) challenge free


Pool/Underwater Shoot Out $50

What's in My Bag (and Business)

With links included!

Below are affiliate links to products, softwares and services I use to run my wedding photography business. I do recieve credit if you purchase through these links but it doesnt cost you anything to use them so please do (in fact you may get a discount using these!)

Camera, Lenses and Flashes

  • Canon EOS 5d Mark iii
  • Canon Rebel T3i
  • Canon 24-70mm 2.8 ii
  • Canon 50 mm1.8
  • Canon 85mm 1.8
  • Canon 15-55mm 4.0
  • Canon 70-300mm 4.0
  • Canon Flash 600 EXRT ii
  • Sunpak Flash

Camera Accessories

  • Several 64GB Sandisk SD Cards
  • Several 64GB Sandisk CF Cards
  • Macro Lens Filters
  • Canon Bag
  • MagMod Flash Diffuser
  • Lighting Kit (3 umbrellas with stands)
  • Rechargable Batteries 
  • Wireless Flash Trigger
  • Lens wipes, cloth, spray, blower
  • Expodisc

Computer and Software

  • Macbook 1TB 15"
  • LaCie 4tb Hard Drive
  • Adobe CC (lightroom and Photoshop)
  • Photomechanic- Culling photos before exporting to hard drive quickly
  • Blogstomp-Creating collages and blog posts fast and easily
  • Office 365 Online and 1 tb Onedrive
  • Shootflow-Keep track of my client experience
  • JPEGMini-Reduces high resolution files to 1/12th the size while maintaining print quality
  • Quick books self employed for receipt, mileage, and accounting

Website, Marketing, and Products

  • GoDaddy
    • Domains
    • GoCentral Website Builder for my main site
    • WordPress for my Blog
    • Office 365 for email, apps, storage
    • Reseller for business photista website hosting sales 
  • tailwindapp.com for posting to instagram and Pinterest
  • Shootproof- Online Gallery delivery, order products, collect emails, automated emails, send invoices and contracts
  • Kiss.us-album design and delivery (place and order and we both get $50 credit!)

Education and Conferences

  • Creative Live Wedding Photographer Bundle
  • Creative Live Jasmine Star Classes
  • A&J Demos Shooting and Editing Course
  • Katelyn James' Posing Course
  • Melissa Jill's Flash Course
  • Swift Galleries' 21 days to IPS
  • Showit United

Got Questions?

I would love to answer anything for you!

Kaci Lou Photography

kaci@kacilouphotography.com

480-442-8410