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So you want to start a photography business? YEAH! That’s awesome, and you should pursue it!! But, before you get all gung ho about shooting gorgeous couples and details or traveling the country to shoot landscapes, there are some things you should know! The biggest pain point for most people that want to start a […]

Education

March 5, 2018

10 Steps to Take Before You Start a Photography Business (or any business)

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Happy Wednesday!! Today I’m sharing some more of my favorite photo session locations! This time, it’s my favorite college locations! We have some beautiful college campuses in the upstate! My favorite college campuses to shoot at are Anderson University and Furman University. These campuses boast beautiful, and diverse locations for shooting! They also work great […]

Bride Resources, Education

February 7, 2018

My Favorite Photo Session Locations | Part 3 | College Locations

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If you’re having trouble picking out a photo session location, I’m here to help! Earlier this week I shared some of my favorite nature locations for photo sessions. Today, I’m sharing my favorite mountain locations! I love it when my couples pick locations that are special or sentimental to them, because I often get to […]

Bride Resources, Education

December 8, 2017

My Favorite Photo Session Locations | Part 2 | Mountain Locations

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Finding the perfect location for your photo session can be a daunting task! Should you pick a place that’s sentimental to you? Should you choose somewhere with a mountain backdrop or a cityscape? There are so many choices! I love shooting at new locations, so when my couples suggest somewhere that is special to them […]

Bride Resources, Education

December 4, 2017

My Favorite Photo Session Locations | Part 1 | Nature Locations

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Wedding photography is so much fun! If you’re a wedding photographer, you know what I mean! Hanging out with a group of girls half of the day, photographing pretty details and dresses, and celebrating love and happiness all day long! Not to mention the bride & groom portraits where you get to witness pure joy […]

Education

November 27, 2017

10 Tips for Shooting Ceremony Photos | Kingsbridge Education

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Last week I was with one of my couples, and they asked me, “have you ever had your camera break during a shoot?” Thankfully, I was able to answer no! But I am always prepared just in case! I have had cards freeze on me and lenses act strange, but I’ve never had my camera […]

Education

October 30, 2017

6 Ways to Be Prepared for Gear Malfunctions

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Last week I shared why it’s so important to have a second shooter at your wedding! In fact, I think it’s SO important, that I’m now offering it with all of my wedding packages! I would be doing my clients a disservice if I didn’t give them the best experience possible and give complete coverage […]

Bride Resources, Education

October 27, 2017

Second Shooter Benefits | Part 2

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Hey photographers! Do you ever find yourself panicking when it’s time to shoot the bridal party portraits? You’ve got a dozen or more people with their eyes on you expecting you to be amazing. This is the moment where you can wow them and possibly pick up more bookings, or you can disappoint or even […]

Education

October 23, 2017

Shooting Bridal Party Portraits | Kingsbridge Education

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“I didn’t get my pictures back for months!” “She took forever!” “I was hoping there would be more photos.” Sadly, I hear these comments from people about their photographers all the time! They say bad publicity is better than no publicity, but when it comes to photography, that is never true! Sometimes we overthink how […]

Education

October 16, 2017

Simple Way to Wow Clients Every Time

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I’ll never forget the first wedding I photographed as the lead photographer. I charged a whopping $100 for full day coverage. My job at the time paid me $8 an hour, so making $100 in one day sounded good to me! The wedding was a blast and I loved my clients and their families. Then […]

Education

October 9, 2017

3 Advantages to Editing in Lightroom | Kingsbridge Education