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Does anyone remember JNCO jeans? Growing up in small town Idaho in the late 90’s, super baggy, wide leg skater punk jeans were the COOLEST.   The wider your jeans (like 32″ or MORE), the cooler you were. And a pair of JNCOs were the most sought after item in my eighth grade year.   Everybody

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There’s nothing better than a stress-free wedding day when everything runs on time, people are ready to take pictures when you need them, and you have creative freedom to do your job well.   Can I get a ‘fo-sho’ from my wedding peeps out there?   And you know what the best part is? There’s

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Jeff and I had to make a hard decision recently with one of our associate wedding brands. (In case you didn’t know, we own three different wedding photography studios in San Diego.) Wedding bookings kept going down and down and down for this brand, which meant that our revenue numbers were also going down and

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You can listen to Creative Rising anywhere you get your podcasts, but here’s some handy links for you to get access to our podcast!  Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Stitcher  

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HOW DO I GET MORE (AND BETTER) WEDDING INQUIRIES?

Every wedding photographer desperately wants to know the quick answer to this one question: “How in the world do I get more wedding inquiries???" So in this mega-post, I’m sharing how to build a solid marketing STRATEGY – the same one that has continually brought high quality wedding inquiries to our business for the past ten years.

 

SIX EMAIL TEMPLATES YOU SHOULDN'T LIVE WITHOUT

A full inbox causes so much stress in my life that it’s the #1 thing that pulls me away from important work. So what's my single most effective weapon against ‘email overwhelm’? EMAIL TEMPLATES. Here’s my pick for the six email templates that every wedding photographer should have in their business and why.

 

HOW TO SHOOT BEAUTIFUL PORTRAITS IN HARSH SUNLIGHT 

When it comes to lighting, wedding days are totally against us as wedding photographers. Most of the time, we’re shooting the First Look, wedding party and family portraits ALL in the harsh afternoon sun. So how do Jeff and I handle the tough light to shoot soft, natural skin tones in super harsh sun? Check out my six technical tips…

 

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ABOUT THE YOUNGRENS

We’re Jeff and Erin Youngren, a hubby and wifey team that helps wedding photographers get better clients and build their dream businesses. Educators, BFF's, and mama + daddy to James, we’re obsessed with traveling, podcasts, Oreos (Erin) and whiskey (Jeff).

GETTING CLIENTS

FREE GUIDE: 5 Steps to Booking Better Clients You Love (And Love You Back!)

GETTING ORGANIZED

FREE TEMPLATES: 3 Email Templates We Can’t Live Without!

BETTER SALES

FREE ACTION PLAN: Our Top 5 Sales Tools & Techniques!