Category: Heart-FULL Business + Lifestyle

Posts about business strategy, marketing, working with clients, work/life balance, stepping into teaching your photography, etc.

Intentional Documentary Photography

Iconic Photo Story: Striking Balance Between Creating & Being Present

It was the first time my four-year-old son had been night swimming. As I watched him duck and dive, I remember feeling so proud of his water confidence. I balanced on the edge of the pool to get the shot, trying not to fall in. Once I felt I’d captured the moment enough, I put my camera […]

Setting Intentions, Goals, and tracking them

Marie’s Results for January + February 2019 Intentions

It felt like January was half over before I was in motion after holiday break, but I’m not allowing “feeling behind” in my vocabulary. What’s come up in recent years is a need to feel awake in my life. I’m learning, being AWAKE, requires a great deal of acceptance for where you’re at. Otherwise, you’re always thinking […]

How to Keep Family Memories

January 2019 Intentions + Best Tools for Progress

My body might stop working, but rarely does my mind follow suit. In fact, that’s what sparked the idea for PEACE as my word of the 2019 year. 2018 was record-breaking for anxiety — a word I only ever thought others dealt with, never me. In 2018, I had many nights of insomnia, much worry […]

Family Documentary Photography - Summer

Marie’s 2018 Reflection, Noteworthy Memories, & 2019 Intentions

At the time of writing this, the End of Year reflection emails are pouring in. I always feel a little tug to participate too: Top 9 on IG, write what worked / what didn’t, share our highlight reel in pictures… SOMETHING. Yet, I’m never prepared and every year, I tell myself, “Next year, I’ll do […]

All the Awesome of December in Documentary Family Photography

Here’s a round-up of happenings around the Fearless and Framed Community this month. Note from our Founder: Hello friend! I’ll cut to the chase – this is a busy month for many of us. Have you thought about teaching a beginner level photography class? I’m a huge advocate for them, because: They’re a fruitful revenue […]

Ease Clients into Documentary Photography with Their Front Porch

I’ll never forget the day when we were handed the keys to our home. A tiny piece of metal that held so many milestones and future adventures. Responsibility and adulthood. That key signified contentment and commitment. It was probably one of the greatest acts of the love I had at that point, shared with my partner, […]

All the Awesome of November in Documentary Family Photography

Here’s a round-up of happenings around the Fearless and Framed Community this month. Note from our Founder: Hello friend! I love November. How about you? For me, this month is when dreams turn into action plans – or at least, a single next step is decided. It’s the month for clarity and reflection. It’s when […]

how to organize family memories and stories

Take Your Love for Documenting Life to a Richer Level that Fuels Your Soul (+ Business!)

Seriously, fellow documentarian, is there anything better than opening your memory card to a photo you made that sets your soul on BLAZING fire, you love it SO freakin’ much? You can’t get it into LR or PS to polish it off + share fast enough. Oh, and, getting it in print? You may as well […]

All the Awesome of October in Documentary Family Photography

In the spirit of unity + community here’s a round-up of all the things (that we know of) happening in the Documentary Family Photography Community this month.   Note from our Founder: Hello, my sweet friend! This month we’re focused on all things PRESERVATION PROJECT + FAMILY HISTORY! To show up better in our businesses, […]

All the Awesome of September in Documentary Family Photography

In the spirit of unity + community here’s a round-up of all the things (that we know of) happening in the Documentary Family Photography Community this month.   Note from our Founder: Hello friend! Last month, I told you how I was doodling out biz plans in the background of our laid back + free […]

All the Awesome of August in Documentary Family Photography

In the spirit of unity + community here’s a round-up of all the things (that we know of) happening in the Documentary Family Photography Community this month. Note from our Founder: Hiiii! Happy August! We’re dedicating this month to doodling in the background, as I call it. We’re in the thick of summer (here in […]

Online Criticism as Creative Entrepreneur / Photographer

#018 – Keep the Kind Words

I thought it would be fun to do a short + sweet episode on one little wisdom nugget that’s recently been helpful to me – that you’re gonna love – and go through some old “war stories” of mine. A few weeks ago, I had someone call my stuff “fluff.” My work. This is my […]

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