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Welcome to the blog

Posted in: The Self-Starter Podcast

November 29, 2023

How to Take Time Off in Your Business

Whether it’s vacation, the holidays, or an unexpected life event, building a business with freedom in mind is crucial. The true measure of success (I believe) is not measured in the dollar signs or the follower counts. But truly, success = freedom. Freedom of time being the most important! Today I’m sharing 5 tips and […]

November 7, 2023

Posted in: Weddings

Jessica & Peter | Wedding at Boone Hall Plantation

Shooting at Boone Hall Plantation has been a DREAM forever, and finally making it happen with Jessica and Peter felt absolutely perfect!! These two are enthusiastic about life and each other. Their day was all about the little details that made everything reflect their unique love story. I’m so excited to share more of their […]

Posted in: The Self-Starter Podcast

November 6, 2023

The Best Advice I’ve Ever Received for Life & Business

I keep a note on my phone with the title “Reminders ✨.” And on there, I have a running list of words to live by. They are either something someone has told me that really stuck. A profound statement I heard on a podcast or show. Or something I’ve come to realize as a result […]

October 31, 2023

Posted in: Weddings

Ellen & Mathias | Fall Wedding at Grand Holland Estate

Fun fact about Ellen and Mathias is that they are the first people that I’ve been able to serve both as their attorney AND their wedding photographer! How cool is that? I met these two at the closing table as they were closing on their first home. Then, a few months later, they popped up […]

Posted in: The Self-Starter Podcast

October 30, 2023

Blogging is Not Dead!

There are so many mixed reviews on blogging. Is it worth the hassle? I’m here to tell you that blogging is not dead, my friends! In fact, it’s the #1 way I’ve been able to boost my website’s SEO and consistently get found on Google by tons of qualified leads. Let’s unpack the mystery of […]

October 24, 2023

Posted in: Weddings

Amy & David | Daniel Chapel at Furman University Wedding

An iconic wedding destination on Furman University’s campus in Greenville, South Carolina, is Daniel Chapel. It was the perfect backdrop for Amy and David’s dream wedding. I got to associate shoot this wedding day for Stephanie and Christi Photography because Amy is Christi’s baby sister! The Daniel Chapel, a venue renowned for its exquisite architecture […]

Posted in: The Self-Starter Podcast

October 23, 2023

How to Pay Yourself in Your Business

Wondering how to pay yourself in your business? When you own your own business, finances can be confusing and frustrating. This week on the pod, I’m peeling back the curtain and letting you in on an inside look into how I budget in my business using Profit Sheet. I also cover how to pay myself […]

October 10, 2023

Posted in: Weddings

Rachel | Bridal Portraits at Gassaway Mansion

Rachel is literally pure sunshine. Her bridal portraits at Gassaway Mansion were pure elegance. Her dress with lace details and flowing train matched the historic charm of the Gassaway Mansion. The bouquet, an arrangement of delicate roses and greenery, added a touch of natural beauty to the session. But best of all was her fluffy […]

Posted in: The Self-Starter Podcast

October 9, 2023

How to Educate Your Clients Well

Turn every client into your ideal client! How? It all starts with educating them! In today’s episode, we discuss how to educate your clients well to set them up for success, make your job easier, and gain their trust. Click below to listen! Listen to this episode now: Listen on your favorite platform: APPLE, SPOTIFY, […]

October 3, 2023

Posted in: Engaged

Claire & Jonny | Downtown Greenville Engagement Photos

Summer nights are quickly slipping through our fingers, and I’m soaking up every last bit of that warm glowy light. There is simply nothing better than summertime engagement sessions, especially if we get to take Downtown Greenville engagement portraits! Claire and Jonny popped into my life just a few weeks ago, and it was an […]

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