How Dubsado Improved My Business

Photographers and small business owners: listen up!

In the first year of my business I felt totally disorganized because my contracts, invoices, book keeping, and client information was all over the place. At the time I was using programs that were free, but actually made me feel MORE frustrated and LESS professional. It was taking up too much time, I couldn’t keep up with all the information in different places, and I knew I needed to try something new. That’s when I began free trial after free trial of three different management systems that other photographers were recommending. Then I moved onto my FOURTH trial with a program called Dubsado. That’s when I found my business soulmate…

If you’re like me and you need everything to be completely organized, consistent, easily accessible, professional looking on the back end and the client’s end, then you’re going to love this platform. Dubsado changed my business by managing every detail I need to stay organized for myself and for my clients. The cost is not overpriced like some of the other programs I’ve tried and it’s worth every penny. It’s simple (I like simple), it’s clean and pretty to look at (that’s always a plus), and it does the job in the most efficient way possible. Dubsado allowed me to spend less time worrying about the organization and professional side of my business, less time entering information and creating random confusing documents, and more time to live life as I wanted to live it. (I’m not even being dramatic.) I have spent MORE time communicating with and getting to know my clients, more time working on the projects I need to be working on, giving my clients a better experience, and a lot more time doing what I love and what I’m good at. Dubsado has been a game-changer for me these past two years and I know it can do the same for you!

Here are some of my favorite ways Dubsado helps manage my business:

  1. Create A Client Portal: The first thing I do when I’m ready to book a client, is create a New Project, which is creating a client portal. I add their contact information, their session or wedding details, and they officially added to my calendar. Once I have their client portal ready, I can send emails, add tasks and notes, attach their invoice, contract, questionnaires, etc. Literally, all the things you need to keep organized. Then you can send that client portal to your client so that they can access that information at any time!
  2. Create An Invoice: Dubsado makes it so easy to make a new invoice! You can simply enter the information needed or even click a package (example- 2019 wedding package), then you can email it straight to the client and they are then able to pay digitally. Super easy, super fast. This has been the best way for me to accept payments! You can create payment plans, automative reminders, all of that good stuff to make it easier for your client!
  3. Creating Contract and Forms: This is the best thing ever. You can create your own contract that allows you and your client to sign digitally at the bottom. Once you’re updated it, you can email it to them and it’s all done within just a couple minutes! Again, super easy and super quick! I even mad questionnaires for my different types of clients that I can attach later on in their client portal. It’s the best!
  4. Accounting: I’m no good at accounting, but it’s a good thing Dubsado is! 🙂 I can track all my income, expenses, any transactions, taxes, and more. When it comes time for tax season, this program makes it super easy for me to print out all my reports!
  5. Calendar: Dubsado’s calendar is linked to my Gmail so that everything shows up at once. When I enter my jobs, it goes straight to my calendar and that way I can’t double book and everything is listed. You can even add tasks to certain days so you don’t miss anything! Client’s payments also show up on the calendar and makes it easy for me to see what’s coming up or if someone missed a payment.

There is so much more you can do with Dubsado to make your work life easier! If you’re ready to make your business more professional, organized, and simplified… this is exactly what you’re looking for. This is the perfect way to improve your business and give your clients the experience they want and deserve! This is the best way to get your time back and start doing more of what you love. The feedback I have received from clients over the past two years of using Dubsado has made a huge impact on my business and my confidence. If I don’t have you convinced, just jump into the trial and try it for yourself!

If you know you want to improve the quality of your service, connect with your clients in a simpler and more professional way, and get your sweet, sweet time back… I encourage you to jump right in! This is the best decision you could make for your business- I’m getting excited for you just thinking about it!

Visit this link and use code “remythompson” to sign up and receive 20% off a month or a year of Dubsado! https://www.dubsado.com/?c=remythompson

RTP Workshop | Shades of Pink Re-cap

As most of you know, on June 18th I hosted my first ever photography workshop! I had been planning the concept of this day since last summer and vendors booked by the Fall. I worked for months and months on the planning process, finding more vendors and sponsors, creating the perfect presentation, nailing down a timeline, prepping goodie bags, and so much more. This process was a challenge for me, but it was worth every second of my time!

The workshop day started at 8am with unicorn straws and delicious cold-brew, a massive Sugar Shack donut cake, and getting to know everyone better! All the attendees had been in touch through the Facebook group that I created, so it was awesome to see them all connect face to face! I feel like everyone instantly got along so well and it was such a positive vibe all around! Each person there offered something beautiful and unique to the group and I loved getting to know them all! I am so thankful that each one of those photographers believed in me, investing in my education, and decided to take the next level in their businesses by joining my first workshop experience!

Danise of Busy Bee Productivity Coaching was invited to speak in the morning to really start allowing everyone to open up and dig deep. She talked about goal setting, building a tribe, the WHY behind our businesses, and limiting thoughts/beliefs that hold us back. I couldn’t have asked for a better speaker, motivator, and encouraging role model for all the attendees. She is a total boss and is changing the lives of women who are ready to live out their purpose!

The day went on with educational lessons, one-on-one time, good food, headshots, lots of laughs, and a beautiful portfolio-building styled shoot! After we sweated our butts off in 100-degree weather and had a blast working with the models, we reconvened indoors to cool down. We enjoyed some pizza and finished our last lesson at 9pm… longest and best day ever! It was so sad to say goodbye to everyone after bonding all day, but we decided to stay connected and continue supporting each other with an Instagram and Facebook group. We have been talking in our group chats every day since the workshop! These girls understand and live out the meaning of community, encouragement, and friendship.

I love that I had the opportunity to bring this group together and that they will forever be supportive of each other.  I want to share some fun behind the scenes shots from me and other attendees throughout the day! Next week I’ll be sharing photos on the blog from the styled shoots and I can’t wait for you to see what all the vendors created!

HUGE SHOUTOUT to all the vendors for their hard work and to all the sponsors for donating to the workshop and goodie bags! And a HUGE THANK YOU to my mom and my husband for helping me more than they will ever know. I could not have made this happen without them!

The day after the workshop I had a legitimate hangover. I was exhausted but my heart was so full. I was asked afterward if I thought it was worth it… OF COURSE IT WAS!!! And I would do it all over again. For those of you who have asked and who are wondering, yes- I plan to host another workshop down the road! If you want to keep up with my educational events and emails, subscribe to my email list HERE! I hope to see you at the next one, friends!

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HOW BEAUTIFUL ARE THESE GIRLS!? <3

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^Photos by me and some behind the scenes from my hubby!

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^Photos by Colleen Megan Photography

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Thank you for this hilarious photo, Cher Ann Photography! I really know how to hide…

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^Photos by Melynda Kellee Photography


VENDORS:

PHOTOGRAPHER | @remythompsonphotography

PLANNERS |  @elevatedeventsofva

HAIR + MAKEUP | @hisorherssalon

FLORALS | @blackcreekflowers

CAKE + DESSERTS |  @superiorcreameryandconfections

WARDROBE | @sweeteststitch

RENTALS | @partyperfect804

FURNITURE | @paisleyandjade

WEDDING GOWN | @sealedwithakissbridal @sorbellocouture

STATIONARY + CHALKBOARD ART |  @offthebeatenpress

GUEST SPEAKER | @busybeecoach

SPONSORS:

COFFEE | @brightspotcoffee

TOTE BAGS | @mugitall

ARBONNE | @christina_rockwell_

xo

RTP EDUCATION ANNOUNCEMENT!

WELCOME, PARTY PEOPLE!!!!

Happy March, happy announcement day, happy almost Spring, HAPPY HAPPY HAPPY! The day has finally come! I’ve been waiting to launch this special project since last summer and now I can finally share with you what I’ve been dreaming of!

The secret I’ve been keeping and waiting to announce is…

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FOR BEGINNER-INTERMEDIATE
PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHERS

JUNE 18TH

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AHHHHHH!!!! OH HAPPY DAY, I am so excited to finally share this project with you all! So, tell me, did you guess it? I’m sure a few of you had a pretty good idea of what all this commotion was about. I can’t believe this is happening! The awesome part is that I already announced this to my education mailing list a couple weeks ago and I already have attendees signed up and ready to go!!!! I can’t wait to meet them!

Registration for my very first photography workshop is open to everyone RIGHT NOW! The details are listed below, but I encourage you to visit my website for additional important details including the cost and requirements. Contact me if you have any questions and click the link at the bottom if you’re ready to sign up for the Shades of Pink Workshop! PS- this doesn’t mean you have to like the color pink 😉 I explain the meaning of the title as you keep reading on this page! I can’t wait to hear your feedback and start seeing those names sign-up!

It’s time to take control of your dreams and goals, it’s time to invest in something that can help you move forward and encourage you to keep going. It’s time YOU invest in YOURSELF.

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DETAILS

DATE: Monday, June 18th at 8am-9pm

LOCATION: A cozy, 3-acre, waterfront home in Midlothian, VA

WHO? 12 portrait photographers who must own and have knowledge about a DSLR camera, must be willing to sign an RTP contract and must live outside 50 miles radius from Chesterfield, VA.

INCLUDED IN COST: One full day of educational lessons about in-camera tips and tricks, posing, Lightroom editing, branding, marketing, growing a business, workflow, collaborating, encouragement/real-talk, and so much more! There will be fun indoor and outdoor portfolio-building styled shoots created by incredible local vendors, as well as headshots by Remy, an amazing inspirational guest speaker, snacks, drinks, a light breakfast, lunch, and dinner!

BONUSES: Goodie bags, exciting giveaways, and joining the Q&A RTP Educational Facebook Group to connect with friends, support each other through our journeys, and some quality/one-on-one time with Remy to answer questions!

WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT?
This workshop is customized to your needs of improving your photography skills,  learning more about branding and marketing, growing your business, reaching your goals, and building relationships. It’s time to get out of your comfort zone, create new friendships, take the next step in your business, get productive, be confident, embrace your uniqueness, and start living your dreams. Let’s do some real talk with real people. Let’s create, motivate, encourage, and share our passion with each other!

WHY “SHADES OF PINK”?
If you’ve read my other emails or blogs, you might have noticed my passion for encouraging other photographers to keep going, to embrace the “YOU” behind the business, and to identify what makes their business different from others…
You may have also noticed my love for the color pink! 🙂 I decided to combine my love for both things and create something meaningful out of it. That’s when I thought of different shades of pink… stay with me…

YOU ARE A VERY SPECIFIC SHADE OF PINK.
…Or maybe you don’t like pink so you can replace that with a color that brings you joy! 😉

So here’s what I mean… every time I talk about a shade of pink in the following explanation, replace that with “a photographer” in your mind.

There are a million different shades of pink. There’s hot pink, dark pink, pale pink, and everything in between. Weirdly enough, because I am a pinkaholic, I am only drawn to a very specific shade of pink. I don’t like it too coral looking, I don’t like it too redish, I don’t like it too purpley, I don’t like it neon…I think you get my point! 🙂 Out of all those different shades, that I’m not totally in love with, I still think they’re beautiful in their own way, but they just aren’t a good fit for me. Do you know what I’m trying to say?

The photography industry might feel a bit saturated, but there is one very important thing to remember before we just lose our cool… WE are all different, we are all unique and imperfectly beautiful in our own way. Because of that, we attract different people, we offer different things, we serve our clients differently, we have different styles, we say different things, we run our operations in our way, and we all have something really special to add to the table. We are all a different shade of pink, and we are nothing without the other shades next to us. 

We need to learn from each other to grow, we need to inspire each other to keep moving forward, and we need to encourage one another to be ourselves while living the same dream.  We need to celebrate our differences and keep embracing our own little sparkle!

So think about it… what shade are you? Maybe this workshop is exactly what you need to find out. I want us all to come together, support one another, and discover what makes YOU unique from all the others.

Visit the website for investment and additional details!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!!

YAY! Celebrate and invest in your education with me!
I believe in you, I will always cheer you on, and I can’t wait to meet you!
If you have questions, feel free to send me an email at remybthompson@gmail.com!!
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xo

A Major Clue About My Education Announcement

Hey party people!!
If you joined my Education Mailing List, then you already read about my big clue! Now it’s time to share it with everyone else!!

Over the last 8 months, I have grown to really love my one-on-one mentoring sessions, like almost too much! After my first mentoring lesson last summer, I knew I wanted to do something more for other photographers who are trying to get their business rolling… something BIG… something different. I learned that mentoring isn’t just about the education. It’s about the guidance, the support, and the love I pour into the relationships with my clients. The girls I have already mentored have become more than a “mentee”, but actually a friend! I LOVE these girls and I am so thankful for the support that goes both ways!

There are so many different phases of becoming a photographer, especially when you’re on the way to full-time. I remember when I was first trying to get my business started, but people weren’t taking me seriously, which made me feel discouraged. I decided to kick that thought and start being my own cheerleader. I pushed myself and decided to invest in more education to take me to that next level. 

When I first started, my goal was to become a wedding photographer, but that didn’t mean I was going to jump into strictly wedding education. When making the decision of where to start and keep growing in education, I knew I had to start with the basics, I couldn’t rush into all the things. I needed to invest in education that would teach me everything I needed to know about portrait photography first, like posing, lighting, camera settings and techniques, marketing, branding… I mean everything! Then, I knew when I felt confident enough in my skills, I would then be ready to take on the wedding world! Through this process, I met other photographers who were there to encourage me, inspire me, and cheer me on throughout the process. That’s truly one of the best parts and it’s so important to have that support system in our industry. Maybe you’re interested in doing the same thing I did, maybe you’re only interested in wedding photography, or maybe you’re only interested in portrait photography- either way, you’re on the right track by coming to my blog, because something so amazing and so special is coming this JUNE and I have a feeling it’s perfect for YOU!

So to sum up the big clue– This IN-PERSON experience I’m offering is for those who want to grow their business and those who want to create strong friendships with women who will encourage them every step of the way. This is for those who want to make that next step because they believe in themselves! I believe in you too, and I will be there to guide you through it all. I’ve been through it all and I want to lift up a team of women who can embrace their differences while empowering each other! We all share the same passion, but we all offer something different and special… now that’s something to celebrate!

 
If you’re interested in joining the RTP Education List, click HERE to sign up! I’ll be sharing my heart, my photography tips, and upcoming exciting announcements! This list will be the first to find out about details, events, secrets, and the first place registration will open up! 

xo

Walking, Not Running

Yep, it’s true… little Remy is overwhelmed because her dreams are so big they take over her tiny head. Have you seen my head? It’s small… My to-do list keeps growing and growing, which means I need to calm down! Can anyone relate? Let’s all take a deep breath together… yeah, that didn’t help me either. The winter can provide lots of downtimes, but the planning time for the Spring can be so overwhelming.

I’m overwhelmed with new ideas, creative planning, my crazy work schedule, my emotions, and the balance of work life and the real world. When I get like this, I know I need to slow down. I shouldn’t be in a rush to get it all done at once. I need to remember that my timing is God’s timing. He has this path laid out for me, and I need to walk through it, not run! If I start rushing, I know I’m not doing things to their fullest potential. When I start planning something big, exciting, and totally out of my comfort zone, I‘ve learned that I need to take my time with it so that I’m enjoying the process, rather than stressing about last minute things.

I always want to put my best foot forward, I want to be all there, and I want my whole heart to be present in everything that I do. I get it, sometimes it’s hard to live in the moment when you’ve been dreaming about something for so long and it’s finally coming to life! But I know that I need to focus on the present while slowly planning for the future, rather than pushing forward too quickly and carelessly. I want to give it all I have, don’t you?!

So instead of running or maybe even hiding, let’s learn to slow down and do it all on our own time. I’m cheering you on every step of the way! If you are taking leaps instead of steps, start trying to reach those small steps and see if that helps you get out of that overwhelmed mindset. Remember, do things on your own time and give it your all! Sending you snowy kisses!

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xo

Mentoring Meets Real Engagement Session

The first week of 2018 started with an amazing one-on-one mentoring session with Hannah Shinholser Photography. As soon as I met Hannah and got to know more about herself and her business, I knew she was totally invested. I could sense her determination and passion for photography and the people that come with it. I love getting to know my clients before jumping into the lesson plan. This allows us to get comfortable and really dig deep into the heart of the business. Hannah is so good at what she does and her work is stunning! I can already see business growth and another level of confidence shining through her since we met for the mentoring day.

My larger mentoring packages include a mini styled portrait session of choice. Hannah wanted to practice with a couple and asked for a location that represented her business. Luckily, the barn that I chose was one I have used for a previous mentoring shoot and it fit her personality and brand so well. I always want to make sure I am providing details for my clients that are customized to their business needs, not mine!

I love that my mentees have differences from me and my style, but still appreciate learning from me. I also found that adding a little bit of my own style encouraged Hannah to try something new. She soon stepped out of her comfort zone, and enjoyed it! As photographers, we should constantly push ourselves to step outside of our branding box and spice things up every once in a while! Hannah had the opportunity to try a couple of new techniques and she totally ran with it… that’s what these practice photoshoots are for after all! With a mix of our brands coming together, we had so much fun shooting side by side! Hannah is SO beautiful and I’m obsessed with her headshots, which shares her love for horses, her adorable style, and stunning features! See my favorites below!

Following the headshots, we had the most perfect and adorable couple modeling for us this day. The best part is that they had just gotten engaged over Christmas time and we were able to capture their first professional photos ever, along with their actual engagement shoot!! How special and awesome is that!? Plus we ended the evening with a slight sunset glow along the horizon through the trees, and we were so pumped about it! I loved working with this sweet couple, my amazing mentee, and the vendors who helped out! Just you wait until you see this fun-loving, romantic session- cue the heart eyes!!!

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THANK YOU, VENDORS– 

Models: Kathleen & Austin | Venue: Double B Equestrian | Hair/Makeup: His Or Hers Salon & Spa | Lace Dress: For Love and Lemons

If you’re ready to make the next step in your photography business and you’re interested in one-on-one mentoring with Remy, visit the website for more information! 

If you want to be the first to find out more about RTP Educational Events, exciting announcements, and early access for sign-ups, get all the notifications here

xo

 

 

 

My Year of Taking Chances

Last year I told myself, “I’m going to make 2017 my year”. Now, let’s review what happened since last January…

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JANUARY- Eli and I moved off Hatteras Island and into a cute little duplex in Carrboro, NC to start our life together.

APRIL- I became an official business owner and really started to build my brand.

JUNE- Married to the love of my life!

JULY- Started offering weddings and launched my new website and brand.

AUGUST- Started offering One-on-one Mentoring.

OCTOBER- Started working as The Caroline Doll photographer!

NOVEMBER- Eli and I made the move to Richmond, VA!

DECEMBER- Eli and I are living happily in our first home together! 

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Wow… This really was my year. I pushed myself to take chances, to just go for it, whether it worked out or not! Through the wedding planning craziness, traveling all over the East Coast for sessions, mentoring and shooting weddings, leaving the country twice, moving twice, making big life decisions, working two jobs and other small jobs on the side, and trying to grow my photography business… it has been a challenging, yet very joyful year. To think that I did all of those things within a year makes me so humble and thankful! It seems like every year gets better and better with my husband by my side, supporting everything I do.  

I made several business goals last New Years and I accomplished every one of them. I did so much more than I could ever imagine and I sometimes can’t believe I did it all. When you really set your mind to the goals you want to accomplish, you WILL get there! You can’t be afraid of what people might think, or concerned you won’t be good at it, or just hold off until you feel more comfortable. Get out of your comfort zone, have a little faith, believe in yourself, make moves, and be your own cheerleader! TAKE CHANCES.

If you weren’t satisfied with what you accomplished in 2017, then 2018 will be your year!! Start your goal sheet now. Write them down, type them out, make sure they are right in your face every single day. Push yourself to make shit (pardon my french) happen!!!!

Let 2018 be your year of taking chances, new beginnings, big accomplishments, lots of success, and happiness! 

XO Remy

 

Conquer Your Comparison Crazies

Let’s be real here. We all have a natural tendency to compare our successes or our lifestyle to someone else’s. “The comparing monster” has been trending, now more than ever, with social media being shoved in our faces all-day-every-day. What we don’t need in our lives is to feel discouraged, competitive, and sad for no actual reason. We also don’t need other people telling us to “just stop comparing” and move on… I think we need more people to educate us on how to stop comparing, how to let go and let God, and how to move forward rather than letting it slow you down.

In the past year that I have been really building and concentrating on my business, I have also experienced a few similar conversations. I’ve talked with small business owners and found that a lot of their emotions get caught up in comparing to other similar businesses. I’ve heard from some of the most successful and inspiring women and even they get caught up in the ‘comparing world’ from time to time. I’ve also had conversations with friends who are in totally different places in their lives who admitted to comparing their life or career to my own. When I hear something like that, it doesn’t make me feel good, and it just doesn’t make sense. The last thing I want to hear from a friend is that they feel the need to compare their own lives to mine. Why?

Because her success is not meant to be your own. We are all doing life on our own time and in our own way! Whatever God has in store for me, was not meant for you. Whatever God has in store for you, for her, for them, was not meant for me. No one situation is the right way or the wrong way to live life.  How can you compare yourself, your success, and your life to someone or something that was not meant to be yours to begin with, and was not on your own time?

Whoever and whatever it is that you feel the need to compare to, it’s time to let that go. It’s time you know how to get past those feelings. It’s time to understand why you should be looking at this as an opportunity to grow and challenge yourself to get exactly where you want to be on your own time. 

I want to let you in on a few tips that help me through the struggle of comparing and what allows me to move on in a positive direction.

  1. Get to the point. Let’s say you come across someone’s instagram and you keep scrolling and scrolling until you just feel bad about yourself. Now get to the root of that feeling and figure out why you’re reacting that way. This forces you point what it is that’s making you compare. Now, what needs to change? Do you need to make a change in yourself and the way you think? Do you need to make a change in your business? Get straight the point, don’t dwell on whatever it is you’re comparing to.
  2. Take it as a challenge. After you’ve figured out exactly what’s making you feel the need to compare, take it as a challenge to keep moving forward, to make your next big move, and to work harder to get what you want. Make this an opportunity to get yourself into gear, change your mindset, and work towards those goals!
  3. Let go and let God. Remember, have a little faith. Maybe you just have faith in yourself, or maybe you have faith in yourself and God. Whichever works for you, don’t forget to trust the power of having faith. You have to remember that you have your own path to follow, not anyone else’s. Try to understand that whatever someone else is accomplishing, was not meant for you. Maybe your time will come, or maybe your path will take an unexpected turn. Whatever happens, is exactly what’s meant to happen for your benefit. So cheer that person on, don’t compare or compete, just let go and move on!
  4. Put it down and get creative. This tip is my favorite way to distract myself and then totally forget I was even feeling the comparison crazies. Stop the scrolling, put down your phone, and get creative! So maybe to you, this means you’re going to put your phone away and go hiking to clear your mind in a peaceful environment! Or maybe this means you need to get creative in your business and start a new project to work towards! I love coming up with new projects to keep me motivated and get my creative juices flowing! This will take your mind off of the comparisons and make you realize there’s no need to feel that way when you are doing things your own way!
  5. Time to reflect. Whether you enjoy meditating, praying, quiet time, taking a walk, or whatever you enjoy, do this to put your mind at ease and reflect on how far you’ve come. Think about everything you have accomplished by now compared to last year or maybe a few year ago. Reflect, be thankful, and be at peace with your own success and your own lifestyle. We are all blessed. If you make the time to do this, you will remember that comparing does nothing but make us feel discouraged, and there is no need to make ourselves feel that way. This is your life, and it’s time you own it!

Be proud of who you are, have faith in where you’re going, and remember you are loved. I’m rooting for you every step of the way, friends! 

XO Remy

Fall Mentoring Session with Mallory

My mentoring packages have become one of my favorite services that I offer. My heart is constantly pulled in the direction to help others and their businesses. I meet such incredible women through this process. I start every mentoring session by asking about themselves, their businesses, and their goals. I love that this allows me to get to know the client better from a personal aspect and then hear more about the business side of it. 

Mallory booked with me a while ago, and we were so excited to finally meet for her 5-hour mentoring package! This includes 3 hours of customized lessons, lunch, headshots, and a styled shoot to learn hands-on, trying new posing techniques, and then use the photos for the portfolio! Mallory showed me that she was hard-working, driven, and has the kindest, sweetest heart!! I loved getting to know her and I can’t wait to take her senior pictures at VCU in the Spring! I am always blown away by the dedication that goes into finishing college while running a photography business. She is seriously kicking some butt, and I can’t wait to see her business grow even more by applying what she learned when we met.

The day of our session, it was literally blowing 40mph gusts of wind. It wasn’t super cold earlier in the day, but then it dropped to the upper 30’s by the time we started shooting outdoors. I guess it’s better to learn in the worst of conditions, right? 🙂 But then the sunshine started peaking through and we ended up with beautiful golden backlighting!  Mallory did amazing and dealt with the weather like a champ. The models were basically frozen, but they looked flawless and I was so thankful for their patience!

First, I will be sharing some of Mallory’s windy and beautiful headshots! Then I will begin sharing my own images and favorites from the Fall and Holiday looks… We ended the shoot with a little Christmas fun! 🙂

THANK YOU to my awesome vendor crew who helped tremendously! I loved everything about the makeup, the hair (even though the wind really wanted to screw with it), and the flower crowns! See vendors listed below:

Flower crowns: Rose Avenue Floral
Hair/Makeup: His Or Hers Salon & Spa  —  @taylor_dail_wilburn & @___sammaantthaa___
Models: Jill & Sofie
Venue: Double B Equestrian


 

Introducing Mallory of Mal Jack Photography! 🙂

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XO Remy