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How to setup your Dubsado account in less than 3 hours

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As the busy season approaches, we are all looking for ways to save time in our family photography businesses.  While a CRM is a great way to streamline your business, this is not a project you should attempt during the busy season.  So today let’s discuss how to setup your Dubsado account with the least […]

July 13, 2021

Gear Acquisition Syndrome – Team Nikon Photographer

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Do you follow me on Instagram?  I would say the majority of my IG followers are fellow photographers, with a few friends and clients thrown in.  Yesterday I posted a few of my favorite images I shot with my new Nikkor 20mm 1.8 s lens and this morphed into an overall conversation about gear.  I […]

July 21, 2020

Question for Colie – Which photographer tools do you find most useful?


My job is awesome because I get to film and photograph my clients as they have the biggest and smallest moments as a family.  Giving birth, celebrating their first year of Parenthood, and all the beauty and chaos in an ordinary day are just a few of the events I am hired to document.  But […]

September 24, 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

Question for Colie : How did you make it past the 3 year mark with Nikon?

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There is a running joke about me and the equipment I use, I am loyal to no one company.  I started Sony, then went Canon, and finally ended up Nikon (the last 3+ years and running now).  That is my DSLR/SLT resume but have also had a Fuji x100T/F as a sidekick taking the majority of […]

February 2, 2018

Question for Colie – What do you do in sessions with older kids?

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Family Photojournalism Sessions with Older Children So what do you do in a session where the “kids” aren’t so little?  That’s a legit question, right?  Just because your children are older doesn’t mean the rules of the game change.  I still want to come over and just photograph whatever you would normally do.  If you like […]

February 27, 2017

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