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Work-life balance, it’s this catchy flashy word that people preach in the business world but what does it actually mean?  Today I’m chatting all about what work-life balance means to me and the tools and resources I use to find this “balance”.   How my business and motherhood stories started The early months of my business […]

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with Chelsy Weisz. (pronounced wise) Each week I'm bringing you the best tips and tricks to help you create a joyful, profitable, purpose filled photography business without neglecting your family and friends. Chelsy is a wife and mom of two who as built a thriving photography business in her tiny hometown in North Dakota.  

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Wedding 

Workshop

The chelsy weisz workshop is 2-day in person workshop where I will teach attendees everything that I have done to build a successful wedding photography business.

Workshop

coming in 2021

This 2-day workshop will teach attendees everything that I have done to build a successful wedding photography business.

The first day of the workshop will focus on the business side of your business, We will be going over branding, pricing, contracts, websites, all the things we do as photographers without a camera in our hand. 

That evening we will shoot an engagement session, so you can learn posing, lighting. 

After the sun goes down we will meet up to go over culling and editing.

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 The next morning we will go over marketing, social media, blogging, client communications, and so much more before we head to the wedding venue to photograph ever detail of a wedding. 

You will walk away from this workshop with 

a wedding portfolio, the tools and knowledge to finally finish up your wedding photography website, a plan for what and how to post on social media, confidence when it comes to posing, and so much more. 


I'll be sharing info of the venue, vendors, and what to expect in the coming weeks.

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I'm chelsy

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a small town
farmwife from western
North Dakota.

I built an elegant wedding photography business in the middle of nowhere with nothing but a camera and a google search bar. When my husband's one heart surgery turned in to a three-year-long battle, it turned everything on its head. I vowed to help other small business owners put systems into place to ensure the business can still run even if you have to step away.

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