Anyone else guilty of spending waaaay too much time scrolling through Instagram some days? Please say I’m not alone. As much as we all love to spend time on social media, it can feel like a real struggle to master it when it comes to sharing our own work and boosting our businesses, right? If […]

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Social Media for Your Photography Business

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Jillian Goulding photography in a studio doing a branding photo shoot

Let’s face it: there are lots of photographers out there these days. When I was first starting out, that used to make me nervous! Every time I scrolled through my Instagram feed, I saw incredibly talented people sharing beautiful work. It made me wonder if I was doing this thing right. Buuuuut then, it finally […]

5 Ways to Make Your Photography Business Stand Out

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It seems like everywhere we look, people are hustling hard these days. We see t-shirts with “respect the grind” and “hustle hard” on them. We watch people work loooong days over and over again while claiming that’s the only path to success. And even in our personal lives, it feels like most of us are […]

How to Trade Hustle Culture for a Healthy One

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I’ll never forget the first time I compared my work to someone else’s.  Up until that point, I’d just been exploring the world of creativity, snapping pictures as a side hustle.  I very much remember the feeling of standing behind a lens and wondering what the heck I was doing. I barely knew how to […]

Conquering the Comparison Game as a Creative

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Photo showing Jillian holding a camera. Being a mom and a photographer and entering the holiday season can sometimes lead to burnout.. i've been there.

Ever crashed onto your couch at night, exhausted from what feels like countless hours of holiday shoots and fresh out of holiday cheer? Yep. It’s just as you feared: the burnout monster has come to crash your Christmas party. But don’t worry. I’ve been there, so I can coach you through it. Together, we’ll make […]

How to Handle Holiday Season Burnout

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Pregnant mom-to-be standing on the edge of a mountain over looking the ocean on a cloudy day

I’ve seen tons of truly stunning photos over the years – but the images that have stuck with me for the long haul were those rare snaps that take things from “stunning” to storytelling.  Isn’t it amazing that as photographers, we have the ability to tell stories without saying a word? We get to do […]

How to Tell Stories with Your Images

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I remember in my early photographer days just how nerve-wracking photoshoots could be. It’s not like you can just show up and take a few pictures and call it a day! There are so many things to think about to run smoother photo shoots, from gear, location, and lighting to making sure your clients feel […]

5 Tips for Smoother Photo Shoots

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Photo showing Jillian holding a camera. Being a mom and a photographer and entering the holiday season can sometimes lead to burnout.. i've been there.

After 10 years of doing this photography business thang, there are certain questions I get again and again both about the profession and the craft of photography! People wonder about the camera settings, how to master editing, and what my advice might be to start their own photo biz. And truth be told, I LOVE […]

The 10 Most Important Photography Questions: Answered

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One thing I always talk about with my photography students is that a fab photo comes down to so much more than the editing. It’s the mood, the environment, the lighting, the emotions, the camera settings, the subjects’ faces, the style, and the whole vibe of the scene. However, a great edit can take an […]

A Professional Photographer’s 3 Favorite Photo Editing Apps

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 I’m going to share with you the 5 secrets to capturing emotional and authentic images of your clients, no matter what. I’ve spent the last 10 years building my photography business based on these principles, and they’ve landed me shoots with celebrities and influencers who I never could’ve dreamed I’d meet.

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