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Once upon a time I started a photography business and tried to do everything myself. I was around two years into my business and I was barely surviving. My life could be summed up by extremely long work hours, not enough sleep, no exercise and poor eating habits, zero control of my schedule, not feeling […]

8 companies my business can’t live without

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New year, new things! I recently sent an email about the 5 things I did to drastically change my business. The outsourcing portion caught the eye of many people and I received several emails and messages asking if I could share a list of all the things I’ve outsourced. I GOTCHOO my friends. First and […]

Outsource, outsource, outsource

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The Newborn and Maternity issue of Mozi Magazine is available TODAY!! There is SO. MUCH. FRIGGIN. TALENT in there. I am honored to be included in this issue and have an article on using your lenses to tell your story. Hope you enjoy! You can get the issue in print or digital in the Mozi Shop! Cover […]

newborn issue | mozi magazine

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Mozi Magazine has definitely become one of my babies. Along with Brittni and Travis, we have raised, nurtured, and watched this thing grow. Ok, so it’s not a kid, but it is something we have worked very hard for and are very excited about. I am so proud of the magazine, what it stands for, […]

lighting issue | mozi magazine

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Maybe you know, maybe you don’t. I am part owner of Mozi Magazine and, well, it’s AWESOME. Our family issue released today!! You can pick up your digital or print copy over on the Mozi site! Enjoy!! Cover image courtesy of Simplicity Photography.

family issue | mozi magazine

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***CONGRATS TO THE WINNERS…SUSAN DODD AND CHELSY HULET!!!*** Design Aglow gives professional photographers tools to run their business smoothly. Marketing, sales tools, posing guides, education, style guides, templates…you name it, they have it. I am in love with one of their recent products, the Senior Welcome Packet. I have been using the templates to create a huge collection […]

design aglow and gift cards!

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There are just not enough hours in the day. Emailing, shooting, culling, editing, blogging, designing, ordering, packaging, shipping, and that’s just part of it. There just isn’t enough Jean to go around. You’ve probably heard me mention this before, but there was a time in my photography career that I just couldn’t possibly do one. […]

fotofafa and $50 (times ten)

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It’s here! The Child Issue is available today! So much talent and so much eye candy in one little magazine 🙂 Mozi Magazine Mozi Magazine Facebook Cover image courtesy of Skye Hardwick (Work of Heart Photography)

mozi child issue

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*Contest is now closed. The winner of the gift certificate and hat is….AIMEE MAUGHAN!!!!!! Please email me at to redeem you prizes. Thank you to everyone else for entering!*** The giving has been abundant over here lately, and it’s not about to slow down! This week’s giveaway with Lisa’s Mini Mad Hattery has been […]

mini madness anyone?

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*Contest is now closed. The winner of the $150 Gift Certificate is JEAN RIHM!!!  Winner was chosen via…not because she has an awesome first name* Let’s just say it how it is. We love our workshop sponsors and support their products and businesses 100%. That is why we love to shout their praises…and…we have an […]

the shoppe…giveaway!

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