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Laura’s 1st Senior Film!!!

On a rainy morning in Illinois, Laura & I teamed up with her stunning model, Maya, to create Laura’s very first (MAGICAL!!!!) Senior Film! From turning on the video function, to her settings, directing the model, capturing footage & finally editing it that evening – Laura OWNEDDDD video!!! My favorite clip is the glasses being…

Continuing Education

Continuing education is HUGE for any career… but for those of us who are self-employed, continuing-ed is V-I-T-A-L. Not only do I own The Reflections Studio – specializing in Senior & Wedding Portraits & Films – but I’m also a Realtor, licensed in the State of Florida. I am currently enrolled in one photography continuing-ed…

If there’s one thing I’ve learned…

If there’s one thing I’ve learned in my 11+ years in this biz & my many pricing restructures for fellow photogs, it’s this: You have to UNDERSTAND WHY you should price a particular way for it to work! If YOU don’t understand it, your client won’t buy it. If you aren’t confident in your pricing, your client’s…

The Vegas Timeline: the lowdown, the deets

You asked for it & here it is!April 13th – Check into AirbnbApril 14th – Afternoon Shootout in the Desert: Valley of FireApril 14th – Evening Classtime: Payment Plans – the good, the bad, the ugly & most importantly, the RIGHT way to do them so you double or even triple your sales!April 15th – Morning…

Vegas Shootouts & Pricing Education!

Business & inspiration! Come be inspired & breath new life into your biz with an incredible shoot in the Valley of Fire followed by the Neon Sign Museum – both in Vegas. In addition, get your learn on with my Payment Plan Class (yassss: the key to my $5200 sales average), Pricing Restructure Class and…

48 HOURS

That Change Your Business…Hour 1: Meet & great. Setting up your monopod. THE component that provides stabilized footage (a HUGE must-have).Hour 2: Setting up your camera. Frame Rate, Resolution, White Balance, ISO, Aperture & Shutter Speed.Hour 3 & 4: The fundamentals of video. The HOW, The WHY, The WHEN. Hour 5: LUNCH on the Warf Hour 6: Practicing…

Workbook Giveaway TODAY!

With only a FEW SEATS LEFT to the 2019 Senior Films Workshop (coming up in about a month), I decided to celebrate by giving away a FREE SENIOR FILMS WORKBOOK! So, what’s in the workbook? The A to Z of video… Seriously, THE. GOOD. STUFF. From setting up your camera to shooting footage and directing your client!…

It’s That Time of Year!

I released my 2020 program Monday night… & by Tuesday morning 1/3 of my dates were BOOKED! Want to see my program details? Keep reading – I’m about to give you the link! The secret to my program is that I photograph AND video their entire Senior Year (and it isn’t as hard or time consuming as it…

My current video gear AND wishlist LOL…

Check out the Monopod HERE! This monopod goes with me EVERYWHERE: on every shoot for every portion of video. It acts as a stabilizer to reduce/eliminate camera shake & this is the ONLY one I recommend because it is so versatile. Canon 7D Mark ii HERE I use THIS camera body for VIDEO but I…

Commercials Suck!

Yes, yes they do… For the most part, commercials simply interrupt our favorite shows. BUT I JUST RELEASED A COMMERCIAL FOR MY STUDIO!!! Okay, wait a minute! WHYYYY?! Old school commercials worked for a reason. You had a captive audience & something to share with them. You may very well have that right in your…