The beautiful thing about traveling to all of the these crazy conferences is that when we get there, we feel like we’re at a family reunion. Over the last 3-4 years we’ve grown strong friendships with such dear friends and peers in the industry. We count down the days until each time we get to see each other and we pick up where we left off immediately. These people get us. They get our insecurities, our fears, our struggles, our dreams. They understand our crazy schedules and don’t judge us for them. They see when we’re overwhelmed and they know how to make it better. They pray with us before we walk on stage and they’re vulnerable about where they are in life.
Friends are a gift. It’s sad that some of ours are placed all over the country but it makes weeks like this so special. Michael and I are so thankful for these friends that make us feel alive, who encourage us and who inspire us to keep fighting the good fight. :) Enjoy some iPhone shots of our FANCY NIGHT!!! And just WAIT until you see J&M at the bottom! What a fun night at the UNITED CONFERENCE!!!! So honored to be a part of this community as a fellow photographer AND a speaker!!!
For those that asked about my hair… yes, I did it myself. And no, it’s not a pretty process. Take a look at that first pic! yikes!!
And THIS is what you have to look forward to! Justin Marantz is AMAZING!!!! Just wait until you see these incredible portraits! (Ps. Matt Kennedy took this one!)
32 Years. Over three decades. Can you image the impact? My dad accepted the call to our tiny little part of Virginia when I was just 18mos old.
Off season is here!! For wedding photographers, this is hopefully a time to rest and rejuvenate before busy season kicks back in. This is also a great time to focus on some back-end business tasks you might have had on your plate for a while now.
2021 was a year to remember! I decided to close out YouTube for the year, by reflecting back on life lessons 2021 taught me – what worked, what didn’t and what I hope to remember as I move into 2022.
You guys know talking about the tech side of a photography business is not my expertise… but thankfully it IS Tyler’s!!! I asked him to take over this YouTube video because I want to help you figure out which Mac is going to be the best one for you (even though I shouldn’t be the one to help you with that!!)!
It’s been years since I’ve done a round-up of some of my favorite images from the year! I struggle to narrow these down and so I decided to showcase some of the images with the best candid emotions!
Welcome back to another Behind the Image! In this series I take you behind the scenes of a real wedding day and then analyze one image! Today we’re analyzing an image from a wedding we shot back in May that should NOT have worked…but it did!!