Posts with tag: "Buddy"


Hi!  I'm Jen.  Teacher to teen girls.  Dorm mom to teen girls.  Photographer to teen girls.  And Mom to my own teen girl.

My mission is to help moms everywhere learn how to connect with and empower their own teen daughters.

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Photography Fun: Tip of the Day
Photography Fun: Tip of the Day

As we boarded the plane to head back home, the three of us sat comparing our notes from the Photography Conference we had just enjoyed.  Between us we had seen dozens of speakers, listened to captivating lessons on everything from lighting to composition, from senior portraits to maternity sessions, from backgrounds to business, and spent countless hours meandering through all the booths at the Expo.  We shared techniques we had learned, questions we had gotten answered, and plans we were making.  That photography conference changed everything about my photography business, and I would never have gone if not for the friends who went with me.Whether you are dreaming of running your own business someday, or just shooting for the joy of it, today's tip is simple- don't go it alone.  Grab a friend and make the moments more memorable.My photography friends are invaluable.  They literally see things differently than I do, so they help me to open my mind to new perspectives.  They ask me questions, which get me thinking about why I shoot the way I do, or light the way I do, or run my business the way I do.  They offer suggestions, they offer helpful critiques, and they offer encouragement.  But girlfriends are important in other areas of life, too.  My girlfriends help me stay accountable to my health goals.  When I need to make ...