What 4000 posts on Instagram have taught me | Behind The Scenes

Hi, I’m Wendy, and this is my 4,000th post on Instagram. 😱 To be fair (and so you don’t judge me too harshly), I converted my personal account into my business account, so I’ve been posting on here in some capacity for 7 years. 7 years! And it’s crazy to think about what’s been chronicled […]

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What you can learn from a little turbulence in your life.

I had an epiphany on a plane right a few weeks ago… We hit some turbulence not long after takeoff, and I started to think about why the bumps freaked me (and most people) out so much. And the answer is because our reptilian brain (which is responsible for the fight or flight response) is […]

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3 Tips for Working on Vacation {Savannah Wedding Photographer}

I’m SO grateful that my job gives me the flexibility to work from paradise when I feel like it. While I am ALL about taking a full-on vacation where the laptop isn’t even packed, sometimes I want to combine both for a little work-cation. That way, I am able to travel more often and when […]

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Step by Step Tutorial: How to create an Instagram landing page on Squarespace | Savannah Wedding Photographer

Fridays on Instagram should be spent crafting fun #fridayintroductions posts, NOT panicking over Linktree suddenly being no longer an approved third-party bio link. But that’s exactly how this morning began, and while the issue magically resolved itself within a few hours, I immediately knew I didn’t want my bio link in third-party hands anymore.

So I reached out to my Virtual Assistant (Adrienna at Ava + The Bee) for a solution, and we decided that a dedicated link landing page on my own website was the way to go! It could function just like Linktree, but with so many more benefits and none of the risk.

And now I want to show you guys how she did it! So I asked Adrienna to put together a step by step Instagram bio link landing page tutorial for you guys, and I’ll turn it over to her now…

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7 Ways to Build a Kick-Booty Referral Network

As promised, we are wrapping up the three-part “Big Scary Questions” series today, and I’m so excited to talk about how to build your referral network!

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5 Ways to Build a Photography Portfolio That Will Attract Your Ideal Clients

When you are first starting out as a photographer, switching gears into a new niche, or even moving cities, you may find yourself at square one without a solid portfolio. And that’s ok! I’ve been shooting for 7 years and I found myself in this position multiple times–when I very first picked up a camera, […]

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5 Proven Ways to Find Photography Clients

Do you have a cup of coffee in hand? Because we are about to dive head first into Part 1 of a three-week series on Big Scary Questions, and the first question is “How the heck do I even find clients?!” (Good morning! Did that wake you up?!)

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You + Me = Lunch Date?

Last week we talked about allowing yourself to take steps backwards in your business in order to strengthen yourself mentally, physically and emotionally for a giant leap forward. But taking time off from your business brings up some scary questions that you might also have if you are moving to a new city or venturing into a new business niche…and y’all, a few years ago I was actually was faced with ALL THREE of those business challenges at once. 

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How Taking A Step (or Two or Three) Backwards Could Be Setting You Up for A Giant Leap Forward

Last Monday, I briefly mentioned a particularly difficult phase of dream-chasing: the tear-streaked, anxiety-filled, doubt-fueled phase of not-enough-sleep.

I know, I really know—it’s a tough phase to be in. And there are probably many of you reading this right now who have thought recently “do I even want my dream badly enough to doing all of this!?”

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I Remember When Friday Was the Best Day of the Week

I remember when Friday was the best day of the week. The anticipation of a full weekend of freedom ahead of you was almost like Christmas Eve, and it felt like Monday was ages away. 

But you know why I used to crave Fridays and dread Mondays? Because…

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