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    How To Elevate Your Wedding Photography

    Using Unscripted App for Posing & Prompts Disclaimer: I am a part of a referral program for Unscripted App. I am sharing my honest opinion about this app with you! Read more about my Referral Program / Affiliate Disclosure here! Have you been feeling like you always fall back on the same poses during a…

  • Man and woman leaning on a white car in the desert.

    Tinted Photography: Creative Life & Business as a Photography Duo

    INTRODUCING SIRJANA & BEN FROM TINTED PHOTOGRAPHY Based in New Zealand, Sirjana and Ben are a wife and husband team who plan and photograph epic adventures for their couples around the world. The photograph weddings, elopements, pre-wedding, proposal and honeymoon adventures. For the past three and a half years, they have been travelling the world…

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    Valerie Fernandez: Cultivating Artistic Expression

    INTRODUCING VALERIE FERNANDEZ Based in Vanuatu, Valerie was born to a Vietnamese mother and a French father. After spending a decade living in France, she has now settled back in this gorgeous island in the South Pacific Ocean. She is a mom to her three year old daughter, Moïra, and wife to Oli. She works…

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    Jai Long: The Future of Wedding Photography Workshops

    INTRODUCING JAI LONG Jai is a creative entrepreneur, educator and photographer based in Melbourne, Australia. He has built mulitple six-figure businesses over the years and helps wedding photographers reach their business goals. He runs a wedding photography studio called Free The Bird; he recently put together the very successful Wedding Photography Summit, and annualy offers…

  • Getting Organised as a Wedding Photographer

    An aspect of running a business that proves to be more challenging for some than for others is being organised. As a recovering chaotic person myself, I can truly relate! I have a tendancy of being rather scattered and in need of structure and systems to keep me on track. In this article, I will…

  • Be Mindful of Tokenism in Your Wedding Photography Portfolio

    Disclaimer: In this post, I am specifically addressing the issues in America and Europe. And I do NOT speak on behalf of ALL Black people – I am just sharing MY point-of-view.I am open to a healthy and constructive discourse in the comments. If you haven’t done so already, read my previous post “Diversifying Your…

  • Diversifying Your Wedding Photography Portfolio & Beyond

    Disclaimer: In this post, I am specifically addressing the issues in America and Europe. And I do NOT speak on behalf of ALL Black people – I am just sharing MY point-of-view.I am open to a healthy and constructive discourse in the comments. In my previous post, I talked about the importance of equal representation…

  • The Importance of Equal Representation of Black People in the Wedding Industry

    Disclaimer: In this post, I am specifically addressing the issues in America and Europe. And I do NOT speak on behalf of ALL Black people – I am just sharing MY point-of-view.I am open to a healthy and constructive discourse in the comments. Today, I will be talking about why it is so important to…

  • How to Respond to Wedding Blogs Eagerly Seeking to Feature Black Weddings

    A photographer reached out to me on an Instagram comment after reading my recent post about the lack of diversity on wedding blogs, publications and feature accounts. She wanted to know how to respond when she is approached by a publication to submit a Black wedding to feature on their platform. She is concerned if…

  • Lack of Diversity on Wedding Blogs & Feature Accounts

    Disclaimer: In this post, I am addressing the wedding industry in Europe and America. Moreover, I am sharing my point-of-view and do NOT speak for all Black people. In addition, I recognise that there are a number of Minorities affected by the lack of representation in the wedding industry – at this moment, I am…

  • Time to Stop Shaming, Time to Start Educating

    Disclaimer: In this post, I am addressing the wedding photography industry in Europe and America. Moreover, I am sharing my point-of-view and do NOT speak for all Black people. In addition, I recognise that there are a number of Minorities affected by the lack of representation in the wedding industry – at this moment, I…

  • Dear Wedding Industry, Black People Are NOT a Trend

    Disclaimer: In this post, I am specifically addressing the issues in America and Europe. And I do NOT speak on behalf of ALL Black people – I am just sharing MY point-of-view. I am open to a healthy and constructive discourse in the comments. The lack of diversity and representation in the wedding industry as…

  • Are You Feeling Burnt Out?

    When the wedding season started, you were filled with enthusiasm and excitement. But as the summer progressed, you noticed that you are starting to get overwhelmed juggling all the different hats – capturing the wedding; editing; admin, marketing etc…Somehow, you feel like you were not fully equipped for running the business smoothly – and it…

  • How to Reach Your Personal Goals

    It is so important to take the time to reflect on the past year. Look back at how far you have come and the various experiences that you got to be a part of. What were your highlights? What didn‘t go as you wished? Also, take the timeassess which of your personal goals you were…

  • Make the Best of the Quiet Season

    The quiet season is a wonderful time to unwind and take it a bit easy. At the same time, it is a great opportunity to make strides in your business. Want to bring your business to the next level in 2020/2012? A great way to start is to reflect on the past year and assess…