Posts in Photography
Gear For Wedding Days

Today I thought I'd share a "What's In My Bag" type post with you guys! When I was first getting started I didn't know what all I would need to photograph a wedding. I researched soft boxes, flashes, tripods, lenses, and a ton of different camera bodies. Ultimately I settled on Nikon and got my very first camera: the D3200. I love that thing, LOVED it. But as I was doing my research I knew that if I wanted to grow with any type of photography career, especially weddings, that I'd need to buy a full frame body and invest in prime lenses. 

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The New & Improved JAP Website!

It’s LIVE!! My new website has been live for a few days and I’ve gotten such great feedback on it! Thank you!! It’s been a long time coming and after over a month of back and forth design ideas, I’m finally really happy with this one. I didn’t hire a designer or a branding specialist to help me simply because I love the challenge of learning these pieces myself. Is it perfect? No. But it’s certainly a design that I can keep for a long time and maybe make a few small changes here and there if need be. But I’m loving it right now and I’m so proud of myself!

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The Nifty Fifty

When I first started in photography I didn't really have a clue what type of lenses I wanted to use. I had been use to using black and white film for class and my professors never stressed the difference your lens could make. After I started following a few wedding photographers I couldn't understand how they're couples seemed to really pop off of the backgrounds. I knew about depth of field but my images never looked like that. I stumbled upon the answer one day and have never looked back!

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Curating Your Facebook Business Page

Happy Monday friends, I hope you had a wonderful weekend! Today I'm sharing a few steps I'm taking to make sure my Facebook reach is still relevant in 2018. A few weeks ago Mark Zuckerberg informed the world that there would be yet another algorithm change to our news feeds. This change will filter our feeds to see more posts from friends and less from businesses, ads, and politics. I'll be honest, it's a great idea. However, because I am getting back into small business, I was a little concerned.

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Photography Skills To Learn and Improve In 2018

Last week I shared that I am going to be continuing my journey or growing my wedding photography business! Over the next year I want to challenge myself to learn and improve on a few things that I know will be beneficial when I go back to photographing weddings. While I have a lot of knowledge about photographing weddings, it's never too late to learn something else, no matter how advanced you are.

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