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Do you want to build a profitable business that allows you the lifestyle you’ve always dreamed of? If the answer is yes, you’re going to want to keep scrolling. Friends, we spent far too many years learning things the hard way, so you don’t have to! We’re on a mission to empower and equip entrepreneurs […]

If having a mountain wedding has always been your dream, there’s isn’t a more romantic way to exchange vows than at The Vineyards at Betty’s Creek. Between the beautiful vineyard below, the expansive mountain backdrop, the sweeping sunset views, and the gorgeous woods… it’s just breathtaking. The Vineyards at Betty’s Creek, nestled in the heart […]

Did you know that you have a more flattering angles and less flattering angles? There’s actually a reason why you may generally prefer photographs of yourself from a specific angle. Here’s the science behind it! No human face is symmetrical. Not one! If you were to take a photograph of yourself completely relaxed with no […]

Let’s chat about how to attract clients who can’t wait to book you. At Almond Leaf Studios, we work with the clients people dream of …  couples who are the perfect fit for us and our brand. But it wasn’t always that way.  If you’ve ever found yourself wondering, “well this is not what I imagined […]

Kasey & John’s love story & vineyard wedding is straight out of a movie… “John and I met in 2012 during our time as undergraduates at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. My best friend and MOH was (and still is!) dating his best friend, and I was told I HAD to meet […]

Kaitlin & Joe’s beautiful outdoor wedding starts as a story of two busy graduate students / resident doctors moving from Florida to South Carolina… all while being engaged …and planning a new life during a pandemic. While Kaitlin & Joe paused at one point to think about pushing their wedding date out due to the […]

I loved so much about this Biltmore wedding, but the bride’s elegant taste with impeccable attention to detail combined just beautifully with her love of fashion. Everything was just exquisite. Scroll through these images of this idyllic Biltmore wedding and I think you’ll agree. The Biltmore Estate is an 8,000 acre grand estate and America’s […]

Instagram is going to be your bread and butter for showing off your skills as a Wedding Photographer. If you really want to stand out on Instagram though, you are going to have to follow along with us throughout this post to learn how! 1. Write About Something You Love or Hate As an enneagram […]

As a Wedding Professional there are a lot of things that you need to know s well as understand to make your business thrive and become successful. With that said, as a beginner, there are so many things you NEED that it can be difficult to figure out what to do first. In today’s post, […]

As a wedding photographer of over 15 years come by, there are a few things that I wish I had known about the wedding industry when I was first starting out as a wedding professional. Most of us get into this industry, because we have a love for serving couples on such an important day. […]