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I make awesomely real photos + everyday films for families just like yours, even in a pandemic.

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The Art of the Pitch | A marketing course by the Jetsetting Family

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  Photography is a highly marketable skill, particularly in this day and age with the insane prevalence of digital marketing.  While my bread and butter is photographing families and providing them with awesomely real photos + films, I also offer commercial photography/videography for brands craving the same authentic type of digital media to market their […]

April 3, 2019

Question for Colie – What mirrorless camera should I buy?

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I love talking about equipment and am thrilled to see so many “I think I want to go mirrorless” posts lately. I am currently straddling the Nikon/Fuji worlds, but I have owned, tried, and considered so many other brands I am happy to talk about all of them.  The majority of family photographers I have […]

March 1, 2019

4 signs you might need a CRM in your life

Dubsado

One of the biggest investments you can make as a photographer, besides your equipment and a kick-ass website, is a client relations manager.  There are tons of options and it is really important that you really look at the features each one offers to find the right one for you.  I personally use Dubsado (affiliate link), […]

February 28, 2019

Top 5 Reasons I love Dubsado

Dubsado

On Black Friday 2017 I bought a lifetime subscription to Dubsado.  For the previous year I was using Tave and while it is a super robust system, I was missing some of the design/customization elements of other CRMs.  I did a test run of Dubsado and while I was losing a lot of features in […]

February 25, 2019

Hiring a professional photographer – I am not IN enough photos

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Hiring a professional photographer is one of the most important things a photographer can do. And just to be clear I don’t mean trading with another photographer, I mean hiring someone and paying them actual money in the same way I ask my own clients to. It gives you a true client perspective, which is just a […]

October 5, 2018

A few of my favorite things for photographers – Black Friday/ Cyber Monday 2017

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Some deals from a few of my favorite retailers below.  These are ALL things I use in my own photography business.  Tell me in the comments what you buy or if you have any I should consider before the weekend is over! Triple Scoop Music  Each year they have an EPIC sale on their music. […]

November 26, 2017

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