"You Are Too Expensive." How To Deal With This Statement As A Photographer or Creative Entrepreneur

Ahhh to be a creative... for the sake of this post I'm going to keep this post in the view of a photographer!  Here's the deal:  it doesn't matter HOW much you cost, the reality is that there will always be people who think your prices are too high for your services. 

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Beautiful Washington State Winter Engagement Session | Pioneer Park Olympia | Katie and Matt

Since the end of wedding season (this past late fall for me!), I have not been taking many pictures.  I've had some styled shoots, personal work, and studio sessions but it's been SLOW!  When I say slow, I mean intentionally slow by choice.  I needed a little...

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Four Tips for Photographing a Family Wedding and How I Did Two in One Summer | Emma Rose Company

Since photographing both my sister and my brother's wedding this past summer, I have been emailed so many times asking me how I approach photographing family weddings.  Did I charge?  Did I enjoy the day?  The list goes on.  I'm excited about this post today...

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Why I've Decided to Scale Back on Weddings This Year | Emma Rose Company

Since becoming a wedding photographer I've learned a LOT about myself and the business.  When I first got started I was completely immersed in this whole idea of what a successful photographer looked like.  They were on planes heading to epic locations and had portfolios that I drooled over...

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A Review of 2017 | Emma Rose Company | Squarespace Website Designer and Wedding Photographer

Another year is upon us so as we dive into the grind of 2018, I want to reflect on 2017 and all that it was for this little business and life of mine!  In all honesty, 2017 was a bit too busy but it was oh so good.  2017 came with some serious growth and opportunity... 

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