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Feature Friday – Elephant Juice Photography

Feature Friday – Elephant Juice Photography

Tell us a little about yourself! Hey, I'm Laura! I've been married to my high school sweetheart for almost 18 years. I'm a boy mama to Barrett (12), and Abram (7). I'm mostly an introvert, and love folk music, all things boho and floral, earth tones, and Summer...

How to Rock Your Mini Sessions

How to Rock Your Mini Sessions

This is a guest blog post from Courtney Venable of Courtney Venable Photography, regarding mini sessions strategies.  Courtney Venable is the owner of Courtney Venable Photography located in Indianapolis, Indiana. She specializes in child and family photography, and...

Feature Friday : PhotosbyLJK

Feature Friday : PhotosbyLJK

Tell us a little about yourself! I am the owner of PhotosbyLJK, located in Frisco, Texas. I am a personal Branding + Family of Color Photographer. I specialize in crafting a Pink Starburst Experience for my clients. I am also the founder and president of Know YOUR...

Lessons learned from a photography industry leader

Lessons learned from a photography industry leader

We recently chatted with commercial and portrait photographer Tiffany Burke about her journey in the photography industry. She offered advice on building a social media business presence and shared how she became a better photographer and a better businesswoman....

Stress Relief Strategies for Photographers

Stress Relief Strategies for Photographers

Every job has stressors that we must learn to cope with. For many professional photographers, photography starts as a hobby and a way to relieve stress. When people decide to make that hobby a business, that’s where the stress can set in quickly. From difficult...

Using hashtags to increase engagement

Using hashtags to increase engagement

If hashtags are something that you typically shy away from on Instagram, you are missing out on a chance to have your work seen by an entirely new audience. Using hashtags gives users a way to search you out based on their interests, giving you a chance to connect...

Release Notes: May 27, 2020

Release Notes: May 27, 2020

It's been a few weeks, but we're back with the 6th issue of Release Notes! The purpose of this series is to try to give a little more insight into what the software development team accomplishes. On a biweekly basis, we share what new features, enhancements, and fixes...