Author: MarieMasse

I help client documentary photographers fine-tune their workflow + marketing game, so their work is filled with sessions that represent their voice + client values while earning a living. I shoot undirected, off-beat stories that aren’t preserved often enough (like the story of couples before starting a fam or becoming empty-nesters – a dream project of mine), so my clients’ old box of photos is a meaningful, visual diary of their life + legacy to leave behind.

#047 – Seeing Differently with Kelly Wagner

How are you my friend? Welcome back! In the last episode, you heard a whole earful on practicing awareness and why it matters. That convo continues here with a story from Kelly Wagner— who has been photographing all her life! Ok, let that sink for a moment. She shares how through going through The Preservation Project expanded […]

#046 – Awareness is a Gift

You know that old adage: you don’t know what you don’t know? Well, we probably don’t notice it much, except for when we’re looking for an answer to something we’re seeking, right? Then, we notice that we don’t know what we don’t know. But what about the rest of the time? I’m sure there’s many […]

Portrait by Latoya Dixon-Smith | Systems for Photographers

#045 – Creating Rich Systems with Latoya Dixon-Smith

Do you ever feel like you’re doing things on the fly in your business and can’t keep up? You’re maybe sacrificing all your time to give your clients the best experience and you feel like there’s GOT to be a better way? Well, there is and if any of this feels like you, this episode […]

#044 – Story of the Month: Lora’s Dad’s Workshop

Welcome back to another round of the Story of the Month! At its core, this story is about two things: Details and Documenting after loss There’s a lot of pictures with this story from Lora Wallenstein, so visit here to see them as you listen + see the full story. Now, if you’ve ever lost […]

Make Your Loved One’s Story Come Alive In Grief: Lora’s Story

“I’m a photographer. How do I NOT have pictures of my dad? I had plenty of posed photos, but nothing that captured HIM as I know him. It was a sick feeling,” said Lora Wallenstein, participant of The Preservation Project. If you’ve ever experienced loss, you’ve feared the strong feeling of your bond weakening over time. […]

Set Goals / Intentions Monthly and Measure Results in Business and Life

#043 – The Mega Monthly Report on Business + Life

I’m going to teach you how I do my monthly report and why it matters. Hint: If you feel like you’re spinning your wheels in your business + life, this is an easy place to start for perspective, clarity, & direction that’s FREE—no hundreds of dollars to a coach or strategist. Enjoy the story. Alright, […]

playing in snow with tiger

Childhood Memories: a Snow Day Through the Eyes of an Only Child

It was the biggest snow we’d had in 70 years, guys. SEVENTY YEARS. This is the stuff. The substance that childhood memories are made of. I can just hear her now as an adult looking back, “It was the winter of 2019, when I was seven years old…” The fact that she’ll have pictures to […]

What to Measure in Your Creative Business

#042 – The Magic of Metrics

If you’re anything like me, you don’t want to waste your time when it comes to how you show up in your business. When you sit down and get to work, you wanna *know* your time and effort are gonna give you a return. With some actions, you probably you find yourself asking, “Why bother?” but […]

Self-Sabotage in Business

#041 – 7 Symptoms of Business Self-Sabotage

If you’re ever asking, “how do I get more clients?” or “how do I make more money in my business?” episode 041 is for you! Enjoy the story. I get asked the “How do I get clients?” one a lot. I don’t have a magic answer for you, but I’m going to give you 7 […]

How to Plan for Memory-Keeping

Marie’s Results for February + March 2019 Intentions

Hello friend, Last month: I felt a surge of awareness & feeling awake, because I was more involved in TPP as it’s opened back up again. Fast forward: It’s waned a bit now, because I’ve been out of the TPP practice mode the past month. A few new things came up this month:  1. I’m […]

Organize family photos professionally

#040 – Personal and Professional Photo Organizing with Cathi Nelson

Think about the state of your photos for a sec. How’s it going over there? You’ve got some printed, but even more growing lost in DigiNeverland? Thousands of photos unseen on your hard drive? 5 figures worth of photos + video clips stored on your phone & in the cloud? What about the photos full […]

Disney Vacation Photographer - Orlando, Florida

Something Rewarding to “Pack” for Your Next Grand Vacation

DISNEY VACATION. Just the words spark such big emotions of both good and bad things doesn’t it? You just spent a boatload of money, like actually a yacht full, on a Disney vacation. Your brain starts thinking about all the fun the kids are going to have and how you’re going to photograph your way […]

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