Yreka California

Closing down the books!

Say What?

Say What?

So..... Surprise! I'm closing down my schedule. 


Are you freaking out? Did you want a session? REST AT EASE... Every little thing... is gonna be alright.  Did you just start singing in your head? I did. Don't mind me: I digress.

You want a session? Don't worry. You can still have one. 

2016 was my first year of going full time with photography. I've learned a lot on the business side and have really been working to develop a photography business to last. Taking workshops, undergoing some mentoring, soaking up sparkly goodness from profitable business savvy photographers...

The average photographer that doesn't work to develop a strong business foundation will be out of business in just a few short years. I've been a "photographer" for 6 almost 7 years now but this year I really studied the business side in a way I've never done before. I've studied, researched, crafted, spent hours and hours behind the scenes working and learning on the best way to improve my business. 


2017 is going to be awesome. I am excited to be doing things a little differently. We are moving to an exclusive scheduling system.

Exclusive Photographer Booking

Essentially here is how it is going to work:
>My schedule will open up 3 times in 2017<

At this point the plan is to open up

  • Spring: February 1st for bookings through the end of April.
  • Summer: May 1st for bookings through the end of July. and the big one...
  • Fall: August 1st for bookings through the end of October

There will be limited spaces available. The deal is this:  I'll send out an email that says something along the lines of: "Spaces are available - here are your options"  (Hopefully crafted a little more fun.. but that's the basic idea) And you will be quick to respond with your date and time choices. Because you will have been watching for the whole week prior on social media, in your email, etc - that my schedule was about to open... and you'll have been waiting on the edge of your seat!  Right? Right!
Then invoices will go out to pay for your session fee... and then you're on the books. and my schedule will be once again closed until the next opening date! 


I will be sure to keep all of you hopefuls aware and reminded about when my schedule is opening up so you can set an alarm, get your friends on my email list, remember to watch your email, or however you get there.  
But here is the kicker... You have to be ON my email list to get this invitation to book! 

 

SO the moment you've all been waiting for: Click here to sign up for my email list so you can be ready when the time comes! Dont worry. I will not be spamming you. You'll get info once in awhile when things are happening. At some point soon - an email series will go out with lots of details about how working with me goes (Booking process, preparation ideas, print prices, product details and what to expect... etc). Other than that you'll only get emails from me when specials come up, booking is opening soon, or anything else exciting that I dig up. My goal is value only though! So don't you worry. 

Keep in mind, getting on this email list is the only way to get a session with me once 2017 hits!
(I do still have a few spots for 2016 if you need to hop in before the end of the year.)

  • If I ever release mini session events - it'll be through the email list.
  • If I ever offer Holiday Specials, it'll be through the email list.
  • If I ever plan an event,
  • have a sale,
  • or book sessions...

it will be through this email list

 

And just so you know - in case you're planner-self isn't ready for the commitment... don't worry! Being on the list does not mean you're locked into a session. You'll just be ready for the process and know what to expect.

Oh - and guess what? Right now I'm offering a free downloadable guide when you sign up for the list - it's called:      "Make Getting 'Camera Ready' Easy" 

Head over and get on the list now! 
 

 

 

Sibling Photos - Keep Remembering Now!

Doesn't it seem like pictures of your kids reminds you of how cute and adorable they were when they were little? Sometimes as a mom, do you look at the photos that capture the past and go, "What was I so stressed about?" "Look how cute and little they were?!" "They were so much more simple to entertain" or something similar? Maybe you find yourself laughing because that little face they made all time, or the attitude they sported for that year (and used to make you grit your teeth or sigh heavily) hasn't happened in a few years and (even if it made you roll your eyes) it kinda makes you smile now? 

Sometimes, (ooor, usually) capturing them now, is more about being able to remember the "now", later.  Having their little faces up on the wall that you walk past every day - can remind you how fast this season will fly by. The most recent photos on your walls and shelves can be 6 months old or older... And you already look at them and see how fast they've grown and how much has changed - when just a few months ago it made me think - look how big they are! Time flies! Thanks to images on my walls, I am being reminded daily to soak it up.

I chose these two to go on and on about this subject - because - well one - I needed to blog about them! haha - two - While I look at these two and am amazed at how big they are... (Quinn is the same age as my oldest, and they were best little buds for their early years as I watched her while mom and dad worked, during that learning to talk and play with friends season of life... That time holds a special spot in my heart!) I know that soon... Mom and Dad will be looking back at these remembering good things about this season, laughing about Declan's little mischievous grin, and surprised at how little they were.  Hold on, Slow Down! 
 

Aren't they cute?