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Alaetra and Aaron got married this past weekend at 52 Pines in Burlington, ND against a navy blue and hot pink backdrop, accented with cheery yellow sunflowers. Alaetra and Aaron, have been through a lot in the past few years, and it has only strengthened their relationship. Alaetra was so detailed and organized with planning […]

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Raise Your Rates While Decreasing Your Workload As A Photographer

Next Brave Step Podcast

Are you too busy to get to everything on your to-do list? From shooting, editing, emailing clients, and keeping up with everything to keep your business running, let alone all of your personal life too, it feels like your workload is taking over. Honestly, it sounds like it might be a little too much. Today […]

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Is Blogging Even Relevant In 2022

Next Brave Step Podcast

When you think about marketing your photography business, there are a few things that probably come to mind. You might think of social media, running ads, or maybe even something physical like a flyer or business card. Then there are things like radio, magazines, a website, and styled shoots. All of these forms of marketing can […]

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Are You Setting Your Goals Too Late?

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Do you find you get the majority of your photography bookings in the winter months? Over the years I’ve realized most of my amazing clients are booking their weddings in December and January time which means I need to get everything in order way before then! If you also are finding your photography business to […]

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Why you should schedule your engagement session with your wedding photographer

WEDDING PLANNING

Engagement photos are such a wonderful way to celebrate your engagement, show off that new ring, and announce an upcoming wedding! I absolutely love photographing engagement sessions. They are a way to let your personality as a couple shines through in a way that sometimes doesn’t translate on a wedding day. Engagement sessions are also […]

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I Got Divorced

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A lot has happened this year and I wanted to catch you up, and also talk to you about the podcast rebrand and the meaning behind it. Throughout my life, I’ve always put others first and rolled with the punches but I’m now putting myself and my kids first. From learning how to lay flooring […]

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When Do You Know It’s Time To Hire A Coach?

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Today I’m joined by my business coach Makayla to discuss all things coaching, from how she got started as a coach, to when the best time is to hire a coach and all about the importance of having a coach that has also experienced being coached. I share when I knew it was the right […]

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Embrace The Way You Work

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Do you keep hearing people preaching that you need to get up at 5 am, do a workout, start your morning routine, and then get to work, maybe they suggest having set work hours every day? That the only way to succeed is to show up every single day at the exact same time and be […]

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Next Brave Step Podcast

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I’m so excited to announce the relaunch and rebrand of my podcast! Introducing the Next Brave Step Podcast! The Next Brave Step Podcast is a live-workshop style business and marketing podcast packed with actionable step-by-step tips that are helping thousands redefine success and chase bolder dreams. You can train with the experts on how to […]

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Lessons I learned from My Cut Flower Garden This Year

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This year’s cut flower garden looks so much different than last year. A smaller variety of types of plants but a ton more dahlias! To be honest earlier this spring I was low-key freaking out about where I was going to plant the over 185 dahlias I had being shipped my way. I am so […]

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When to Start Hair and Makeup on your Wedding Day

WEDDING PLANNING

Planning out your timeline for your wedding day can be super tricky; there are so many moving parts, tons of friends and family involved, and you want to make sure all your vendors are on the same page. Set yourself up for success After photographing hundreds of weddings over the years, there is one thing […]

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