For Creatives


I love finding systems that will keep my business organized and allow me to focus on serving my clients well! If you’re in the creative industry, you’ve probably heard some buzz about Honeybook. Well, friends, I’m here to confirm that Honeybook truly lives up to all of the hype you hear. I wanted to take […]

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My Favorite Business Tool | Honeybook

In the words of Gary Vaynerchuk, your personal brand is your reputation! With online presence being a significant element of your personal brand, it’s important that your brand presence tells your company’s story and connects with your audience in a positive way…

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Everything you need to know about Brand Photography | Northern Virginia Photographer

I’m excited about today’s post because I finally get to rave all about the Hustle in Heels conference!!! Attending a conference was at the top of my to-do list this year and I am SO thankful that I had the opportunity to attend the Hustle in Heels at Airlie Conference Center in Warrenton, VA. I had been looking forward to it for weeks and it did not disappoint!

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Airlie Conference Center | Hustle in Heels Conference Recap

For the past four years, I’ve been a full-time student and a part-time business owner (by default). UVA’s classes started last week and as a recent (and very nostalgic) grad, I wanted to do a small post that highlighted running a small business in college. If you’re in a season of juggling business and college, I hope it will inspire you to keep pushing through!

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Running a Photography Business in College | Virginia Wedding Photographer

I am the first to admit that I don’t know it all; I literally learn something new about how to run my business every. single. day. However, over the past four years, I’ve built a business that I’m proud of and I’m excited to continue building. Mentorship is something I love because I’m so thankful for the people who walked me through various transitions in my business.

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Introducing…Mentoring Sessions! | For Photographers| Fredericksburg, Virginia

“If you lost everything today, what would you be most thankful for?”

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Friday Inspiration | Thankfulness | Charlottesville Wedding Photographer

I’ll have more behind the scenes images on the blog in a couple of weeks, but for now check out the beautiful wedding styled shoot we photographed on the first day of the workshop.

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Hope Taylor Workshop Recap | Fredericksburg, VA

I made a New Year’s Resolution to read and blog more often. I figured the best way to hold myself accountable for both would be to blog about some of my favorite reads! First up, Lauren Graham’s Talking As Fast As I Can: From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls (and Everything in Between).

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Friday Inspiration | Book Review

I’ve been focused on creating some new surprises for my 2017 brides and finishing out my 2016 wedding season with some super fun couples. Also, guess what?! I got a new macro lens! *Cue my squeals!* I’ve been getting by with macro filters for a little while, but I can’t wait to put this lens to use for some ring shots. Purchasing new gear always feels like a well-earned Christmas present. 

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Updates + The Gathering Event Recap | Fredericksburg, VA

Talk about failure leading to success! This man was a genius and an extraordinary example of an entrepreneur. 

If you’re struggling with creativity and motivation or if you’re just bored on this lovely Friday afternoon, I encourage you to take some time to listen to this talk (click the picture below)! It’s worth every minute! 

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Friday Inspiration