My Best Business Advice: One Simple Truth

Today’s post is something that I think about a lot. A whole lot. Even though we’ve only been “officially” in business for three years, I have found what I’m about to share with you to be true, through + through. read more

You Can’t Do Everything. 20 Things I Outsource.

Can I get an amen for the title of this blog post? If you are a photographer who owns your own business, it doesn't take long to realize that you just can't do it all. Heck, if you're a HUMAN, you've likely got more on your plate than you can handle yourself. The good news is: we aren't meant to. read more

Puppy Bouquets Go Viral!

What is better than flower bouquets?? How about Rescue Puppies!! Yes, it's true. These bridesmaids turned in their flower bouquets in exchange for some of the cutest puppies you've ever seen. And this bride is the real deal - she works every single day with rescue puppies and has a huge heart for them. But okay, seriously, you need to check out some of these photos. read more

One Month To Give

My wonderful Aunt Ann was battling cancer in 2012 while balancing a full-time job and keeping up with her home. She was my hero and I knew I needed to help her but I wasn’t quite sure how I could. read more

3 Keys to Create an Exciting About Page

When someone comes to our website, we have 9 seconds to make a connection with our online audience. In that time, if all your prospect knows from your About Page is you were born with a camera in your hand, you shot 9,000 images before age 12 and you dream in frames, your About Page needs an over haul. read more

Top 10 Wedding Etiquette Rules For Guests

Since we are about to jump into our busy fall wedding season & know that a lot of you may be attending a wedding soon + may need to brush up on your wedding etiquette – we decided to create our Top 10 Wedding Etiquette Rules for Guests (That You Can’t Live Without). read more

An Open Letter To Vendors

Awhile ago, we shot a gorgeous, high-end wedding where money wasn’t a hindrance. The day started at 8:30am and was long and exhausting. Later in the evening it was time for the reception and the guests sat down to begin their 3 hour plated dinner. We paced the floor trying to take photos of guests while they weren’t eating. read more

7 Tips to Help Nail Your Posing Game

I often look at my photos, and I take inventory. I critique my lighting, my composition and framing, and my post-processing. Then I look at my posing. Too many times, mediocre posing has ruined a fantastic photo. And its because of this, that I took it upon myself to make posing a main focus of improving my craft in 2016. read more

The (ABBREVIATED) Guide To The Exposure Triangle

When we purchased our first camera (before Eric & Jamie Photography was even an idea), our goal was to actually KNOW the machine, and not rely on different camera modes to change settings automatically and make the decisions for us. read more

Standing Out In A Saturated Market

If you’ve been a business owner for longer than five minutes you’ve asked yourself some of the same questions that every business owner has. How do I get my name out there more? How do I get more business? Should I buy that full page ad in that popular magazine? What about Facebook ads? I’m not here to say that those things don’t have a place, they do. read more

Curating Your Brand

It was a couple of weeks ago. I was chatting with my friend Miki about our business, then weddings, then her wedding someday down the road. And then she said it. Something that, at first, almost knocked the wind out of me. I love your work SO much, but I wouldn't hire you for my own wedding. You don't shoot the type of wedding I want to have. read more

When All My Gear Was Stolen..

Hey guys! Josh Newton here - Shoot & Share's artist in residence. A few weeks ago a good friend of ours came into the office and started talking us about his new company - Trōv. It’s on-demand insurance for your stuff that you can turn on and off from your phone anytime. Our minds were blown! With Trōv, you can pay for insurance ONLY when you actually need it. read more