We all go through rough patches in our business. Maybe you feel like you’re stuck in a rut. Maybe you’re just starting out and you’re overwhelmed with all the things. Maybe you want to try something new but don’t really know how to get it going. You’re not alone! Let’s schedule a day where we […]

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I think a lot of brides can relate to each other throughout the wedding planning process. Especially towards the end of the planning. You can start to feel anxious like you’re forgetting something major, or you can start to feel anxious that you’re not doing enough! The best advice I can give you is to […]

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So you’ve decided you want to outsource your branding to a professional who knows what they’re doing. Here are two people I highly recommend! B is for Bonnie Designs With Grace and Gold Working hard, or hardly working? Ready to take your photography business to the next level? Email hello@alaynaparker.com for mentoring information! All content […]

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Brace yourselves, your wedding day will get messed up. I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but as much and as perfectly as you plan your day, it won’t go like you want it to. I’m not kidding when I say I’ve never photographed a wedding where the timeline was followed flawlessly. So […]

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Something I’ve wanted to do for awhile now is travel for photography. I talk about destination weddings quite a bit on the blog. I have an advantage to knowing the ins and outs of destination weddings because I had one myself. I know the challenges, the benefits, and where it counts to spend a little […]

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Now that you have your new brand up and running, where else should you incorporate it? You can use your colors in your packaging. From the ribbons and tissue paper to the thank you note. You can use the elements or flourishes from your logo on your website. You can incorporate your colors in your […]

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If you’re anything like me, you can never be too prepared for a big event. Of course, every wedding and every wedding day is different. What works for one couple might not work for another. And just because it’s “how things should go,” that doesn’t mean it’s how you should plan YOUR day to go! […]

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Did you know that my husband and I had a destination wedding?! We got married on the beach in North Carolina! Planning a destination wedding is full of it’s own challenges. Here’s what I learned from doing it! Don’t take things personal The house we rented could host a wedding, but it was only allowed […]

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You may have heard that the best way to get started with Young Living is with the Premium Starter Kit. One of the reasons it’s so great is that it’s the best deal they’ve got! If you bought all the products on their own, it would be over twice as much! What do you get […]

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Are you feeling like you need a new look for your business? You can do of two things: a rebrand or a refresh. What’s the difference? A rebrand is a total overhaul. It’s a new color palette, new fonts, new primary and alternate logos, a new watermark, and it might even involve a name change. […]

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