Today, we’re talking about the one marketing activity that’s grown my business a lot in the last four years. It’s something that not a lot of photographers are doing. In fact, I polled a group of local photographers here and asked who has an email list that they’re actively using, and 75% said they don’t […]

Business of Birth Photography, Marketing

February 15, 2018

If I started all over again, I’d do this (and I’ll show you how!) | Birth Photography Education

Today I’m going to talk to you about birth photography contracts.   I’m starting with the basics here. It’s really important to make sure your clients are on the same page as you by listing things out on paper.   So, let’s talk about *WHY* you need a birth photography contract. If you’re a portrait […]

Business of Birth Photography

February 8, 2018

What to include in your birth photography contract

Let me tell you a story. A Chinese farmer and his wife were walking through the market. They found someone selling the most beautiful bamboo they’d ever seen. They walked over and asked, “How long did this take to grow?” The crop owner replied, “Only 5 weeks!” Seeing the amazing potential in front of them, […]


January 3, 2018

1 thing you need to succeed as a birth photographer.

This is everything. This is what your clients think of when they think “birth photography.” I love to call this moment, the “I did it” moment. It’s the split second when mom is like “holy crap I just did that!” Sometimes moms are elated, sometimes they cry hysterically and sometimes they just lay back and […]

Birth Photography Tips

October 6, 2017

3 steps to capture the “I did it” moment in birth photography

Let’s review the first 2 ways to find clients willing to pay your prices (re-read part 1, here): Ask yourself “Am I worth the money?” And analyze your brand. Give them something valuable, for free!    Next, 3) To find clients willing to pay your prices, quit looking at the competition Y’all, it’s a waste […]

Marketing, Pricing

September 29, 2017

{Part 2} How to find clients who will pay your birth photography prices (part 2)

The question every photographer kinda sorta dreads… “how much do you charge?” At times, it feels overwhelming to consistently find clients who are willing to pay your prices. After running a photography business for 6 years, specializing in birth photography, here are 5 ways I’ve found mamas that are willing to pay my birth photography prices. […]

Marketing, Pricing

September 19, 2017

How to find clients who will pay your birth photography prices (part 1)

Follow the beauty in birth