Category Archives: business

I know it seems a little irresponsible to “fall in love” with something you potentially can’t afford. “Say Yes to the Dress” preaches it all the time: Don’t try on a dress that’s over your budget! But behind the dress and the man or woman of your dreams (and maybe your venue, too!), photography isn’t Continue Reading

When I initially started writing this post, I wrote a few paragraphs about JFP’s story…about how I became a photographer and how JFP came to be. But then I realized that I’ve shared that story before, and that a sweet, abbreviated version is on my website. So to celebrate JFP’s fifth birthday (Woo hoo! FIVE Continue Reading

Since beginning my business in 2009, I’ve learned that networking is a key component in JFP’s success. Because I don’t pay for advertising or marketing, or only a very small amount if an opportunity arises, I need to do the advertising and marketing myself, and find others who can help me along the way. So Continue Reading

Confession: I left the house with baby pee and spit-up on my clothes this past week. I didn’t really care too much, because that’s sort of my life right now… Back in September when I was in the thick of busy season, I shared a post about my life as a stay-at-home, small-business-owner mom, photographer Continue Reading

I’ve got both kiddos down for a nap (well, Jack is really just trying to soothe himself in the baby lounger next to me, but I at least have TWO free hands!) so I’d like to take this opportunity to write about something that’s been bothering me lately. It’s currently busy booking season for me. Continue Reading

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