Category: Heart-FULL Business + Lifestyle

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

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 […]

Pricing for Documentary Family Photographers

#017 – Pricing Documentary Family Photography with Ashleigh Raddatz

PRICING. Need I say more? This is the biggest pain point I see in our community. There’s so many questions from “how do I choose my model and price points?” to the mindset blocks, like, “I wouldn’t pay for this!” Ashleigh Raddatz, Co-Founder of Documentary Family Photography Worldwide, and I crossed paths earlier this year. She […]

All the Awesome of July 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 in July 2018. Note from our Founder: Hiiii! It’s always something.  I’ve started to feel like a broken record of excuses as to why I’m not as far as I’d […]

Documentary Family Photography / Preserving Memories

First Clients in a Small Town at the Cherry County Fair

I had a great job with amazing benefits + on track for a prolific career. There was one problem: I wasn’t happy. I wanted to pursue photography full time, but knew it was selfish to do that to my family. Still, my amazing, supportive wife encouraged me to do so and I put in my […]

Freedom, Ease, and Flow with Susan Ferraro

#013 – Freedom, Ease, Fulfillment & PLAY with Susan Ferraro

This episode is for everyone – whether you’re in business or not, whether you’re a photographer or not – because it’s all about energy. I’m not going all health & fitness on you. Nope! I’m talking about what lights you up – your play – and how you can experience more of that. This conversation […]

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