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10 Tips For Creating A LGBTQ+ Inclusive Website

10 Tips For Creating A LGBTQ+ Inclusive Website

This is a guest blog on building an inclusive photography website from Sam and Bryt from Samantha Mitchell Photography. Sam and Bryt are a married photography team based out of Indianapolis, Indiana. They enjoy documenting adventurous couples who love hiking,...

6 Unique Photoshoot Locations for Photographers

6 Unique Photoshoot Locations for Photographers

Are you a photographer who likes to shoot in the same spots all the time? Or maybe you’re on the hunt for some new locations to try out and change things up? Sometimes we get into a rut of shooting the same place - either because we just love it, our clients love it,...

The Best Apps for Photography Businesses

The Best Apps for Photography Businesses

It seems like there’s an app for everything these days. It can be hard to tell which ones will actually save you time, and which ones will just take up space. So, which are the best apps for photography businesses? Without further ado, here are some of our favorite...

Feature Friday : Crystal Lawburgh Family Photographer

Feature Friday : Crystal Lawburgh Family Photographer

Tell us a little about yourself! I am a self-taught photographer from Southeastern Indiana. My passion for photography started at a young age and has continued to only grow stronger as I have had children of my own and built a business. I was raised on a farm and love...

3 Ways to Grow Your New Photography Business

3 Ways to Grow Your New Photography Business

When you start shooting, you want to fill up your calendar with creative sessions and ideal clients. However, it can be tough to grow your new photography business, and those perfect clients and shoots don’t always come easily. We sat down with Denise from Denise...

Feature Friday : Ashley Reece Family Photographer

Feature Friday : Ashley Reece Family Photographer

Tell us a little about yourself! Hi!! I’m Ashley. I am a farmer’s wife with three amazing kiddos. I am from Southwest Oklahoma. I also teach middle school social studies. When I’m not working or working my family photography business I enjoy reading and competing with...