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Marketing and Promotional Wording- Photography Business Education

When it comes to marketing and promotional wording, it can be hard to get your ego in check. You want to seem busy. You want to seem in high demand. You want people to have to have you as their photographer right here and now. But the last thing you want to do is make […]

November 14, 2017

Photography Business

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Choosing Your Date and Venue- Wedding Planning Tips

When it comes to setting your date and choosing a venue, the two go hand in hand. And while you shouldn’t be too picky about when and where you get married, there are definitely things you’ll want to think about before choosing! Be sure to tour the venue. This kind of seems like a no-brainer, […]

November 13, 2017

Wedding Planning

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Anniversary Photos- Personal

Our anniversary photos are done! A huge THANK YOU to Natalie Baker Photography for documenting another year for us! All content in this post is copyright of Alayna Parker Photography and can not be used or reproduced without exclusive permission. All images in this post are copyright of Natalie Baker Photography and can not be […]

November 10, 2017

Personal

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Petal Perceptions- Etsy Wedding Vendor

One of my wonderful September brides got her gorgeous earrings from Petal Perceptions on Etsy! I loved them so much, that I got myself a navy blue pair! (Y’all know how much I love navy blue!!) With a variety of colors and metal bases, there will definitely be something that matches your wedding day style. […]

November 9, 2017

Wedding Vendors

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Pinnacle Golf Club Wedding- Devereux and Rachel

I loved being able to shoot with Natalie Baker Photography back in July!! Even though it was unbelievably hot that day, we had such a great time celebrating this couple! The house was buzzing where Rachel was getting ready and there were so many people there to help her get primped and pampered! After a […]

November 8, 2017

Real Wedding

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Copywriting Basics- Photography Business Education

We’re not all naturally good at writing. But not all of us have the budget to hire a copywriter to fancify the  words on our website. So how you can you take your writing up a notch until you’re ready for more help? Follow these tips! Write for your clients, not for you. Who are […]

November 7, 2017

Photography Business

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Getting Engaged: What to do!- Wedding Planning Tips

Here are some things to buckle down and start planning right away after you’re engaged! Call everyone! You know that little thing you scroll through Instagram and text with? It can also make calls!! This is one of those life events that you want to talk about in person to the ones who matter most. […]

November 6, 2017

Wedding Planning

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Schmidt’s Wedding- Nate and Ellen

I had the most wonderful time on Saturday celebrating with Nate and Ellen! The day started off with donuts while the girls were getting ready, so I should have known how glorious the rest of the day would be! We listened to some classic 80’s throwbacks while Ellen was pampered and prepped. After Ellen slipped […]

October 25, 2017

Real Wedding

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The Key to Customer Satisfaction- Photography Business Education

What’s the secret to customer satisfaction? It’s really no secret at all: Underpromise and overdeliver. You’ve probably heard this phrase a hundred times as a business owner. But what does it look life in real life? Take a look at some of these examples. Let your clients know that when they book your services, they’ll […]

October 24, 2017

Photography Business

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How to Pack for Your Honeymoon- Wedding Planning Tips

Over the last year or so, I’ve really been putting a more concentrated effort into packing light for vacations and weekend getaways. I realized that I never even wear half the clothes I pack! So what’s the key to packing light? Deciding on a color palette. For example, when I was packing for our North […]

October 23, 2017

Wedding Planning

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