Category: Business

How To Prepare Yourself for Wedding Season: Mind, Body, and Business! | Top Black Wedding Photographers

June 12, 2023 / For Photographers

If you expect to take excellent care of your clients, then be the person who also decides to take excellent care of your health as well. You can't expect to give your clients your 100% if you won...


I’m a Boudoir photographer… and I love it!

October 10, 2022 / Personal

My blog went from being updated weekly to being neglected. What have I been up to? The last few years have been filled with so many changes in my life. My new home is the Chicagoland area... yup, I'm...


Hustle In Heels 2.0

July 5, 2019 / For Photographers

Hustle In Heels 2.0 Long time no blog huh? Sorry boo! I swear I will get right back on my blogging game ASAP! TODAY I want to update you with some pretty exciting news! Are you ready? *Cue th...


Is Blogging Dead?

March 30, 2019 / For Photographers

Is Blogging Dead? I am currently sitting on an Amtrak train heading from Grand Rapids to Chicago and I started thinking about a question I've been asked over and over again in numerous differ...


I Believe In You, The Real Question Is, Do you?

March 23, 2019 / For Photographers

I Believe In You, The Real Question Is, Do you?It's Time To Start Believing In You!  I sent this EXACT email to my email list the other day and I figured I would share it here with you! I...


You Are A Badass

February 19, 2019 / Personal

I love to read! Growing up I would read any and everything I could get my hamds on and my amazing mother saw my passion for reading and would buy me books all of the time! I remember sitting on o...


Big News Friends!

February 5, 2019 / For Photographers

I have a guide coming out talking all about getting your clients to relax in front of the camera!! I often get asked how I get my clients to relax in front of the camera. I would be lying if I...


You’re only limiting yourself!

January 16, 2019 / Uncategorized

Advice to my younger self: "Own your vulnerability and your shit boo.... and let karma handle the rest." I've been afraid to network and create friendships in the wedding photography indus...


Feature Alert: Shootproof “The Best 19 Instagram Feeds for Your Photography Business”

December 28, 2018 / Featured

Feature Alert: Shootproof "The Best 19 Instagram Feeds for Your Photography Business" Y'all clear the whole dang room! Legit, ya girl can retire now! Okay not really, however, I am super excited t...


3 Things To do Today To Improve Your Images Before Your Next Session |

November 2, 2018 / Business

Three Things To do today To Improve Your Images Before Your Next Session!   Okay, friends, I have a few people reaching out asking me when I am going to post more photography tips! First ...


Before + After Photography | Midwest Wedding Photographer

October 19, 2018 / Business

Before + After Photography Hey friends! I have had a few people asking me about sharing before and after images. Sayyy wahhhh! So I am going to share a few photos SOOC (straight out of camera) and...


Ashley Izquierdo Tampa, Florida + NYC Destination Wedding Photographer

September 12, 2018 / Business

Meet Ashley Izquierdo A Tampa, Florida + NYC Wedding Photographer Y'all meet my boo thang Ashely Izquierdo! I met her in a facebook group/community called The Rising Tide Society! And let me tell y...


Watching My Energy

August 7, 2018 / Personal

Watching My Energy I was born to stand out! I know this my mom knows this hell everyone I went to high school sure as hell knows this as well! I've always been awkward introverted and slightly on...


My Mom Boss Morning Routine

July 22, 2018 / Business

  Even though I used Mom Boss in the title, I want to make it clear that this morning routine can work for dad bosses, girl bosses, boss bosses alike! Pre Morning Routine Do you like to ...


How To Get People To Connect To Your Personal Brand

July 17, 2018 / For Photographers

  Hey friends, today we're talking all about How To Get People To Connect To Your Personal Brand. Cue The Anxiety Y'all! Can I be real with you? I do not like posting about myself on soc...


Top 7 Photographer Business Tools + Resources

July 8, 2018 / Business

  Today friends we're talking business! I'm spilling the beans on my top 7 photographer business tools and resources! Why? Well, the other day someone asked me what I tools and resources I use to hel...


An Open Rant To My Past Self | Standing Out In A Wedding Photography Industry That Is: ” Oversaturated “

June 23, 2018 / Personal

    Okay, friends time for some real sh*t! And I mean, REAL! I'm bringing out the big mama in me for today's blog post! Oversaturated! I'm tired of hearing about it! And I need to...


FEATURED: Made In Amirika Podcast!

June 22, 2018 / Business

I'm on Made In Amirika Podcast Y'all!! Hey friends! Today I am writing about something a tad bit different! I recently was interviewed on a podcast and let me tell you it was CRAZY! Never in a milli...


Fear, Rejection + A Wedding Photographer…

June 13, 2018 / Personal

Fear, Rejection + A Wedding Photographer... (...and how to overcome it!)      Hey boo! It's time for another personal post! The type of blog post where I get all sappy, happy,...


Online Client Photo Galleries For Photographers |

June 11, 2018 / For Photographers

Hey, besites!   Wait? Can I call you a best yet? Is it too early? I'm not sure, but I am starting to feel as though we have become best friends recently and for the sake of today's post...


Confessions Of A Single Mom and Entrepreneur (Mompreneur)

June 5, 2018 / Personal

Confessions Of A Single Mom and Entrepreneur (Mompreneur) (why yes, I did watch "13 Reasons Why")     Hello, friends on the interweb!   Today I am feeling compelled ...


Meet Harmony Our Extremely Fabulous Intern | Ludington Michigan Wedding + Family Photographer

May 31, 2018 / For Photographers

  Hey everyone! I'm Harmony, and today I am taking over Kendra's blog! I am so happy to speak with all of you and give a little back story about me and how Kendra and I started working ...


Let’s Chat About Self Care For Creatives and Entrepreneurs

May 31, 2018 / Business

Hey friends, Today we're talking about taking a break! Oh, how we need to make time for our bodies and mind!   I recently took a 2-week absence from all things social media and man I ...


6 Things To Know Before Booking Your Wedding Photographer

January 30, 2018 / Tips For Your Big Day

6 Things To Know Before Booking Your Wedding Photographer Guide Hey, lovely brides and grooms to be! When it comes to looking for the perfect wedding photographer, it can be stressful! So, we cre...


Dubsado For The Win! – 5 Reasons Why Dubsado Is The Best CRM For Photographers

March 16, 2017 / For Photographers

Running a business is hard. There so much to remember and manage so keeping track of it all can be not only frustrating but overwhelming. I am grateful to find a program that helps me with my busines...