Level Up

Photographer: Do you know the number one best way to have happy clients every single time? Elevate your business by implementing this one easy change!

March 21, 2021

Level Up: Setting Expectations

Does anybody else love the New Year? I’m absolutely obsessed with it. I don’t really fall for the resolutions, but I am a sucker for any opportunity to reflect on the past and plan for the future! A lot of small businesses experience their rush at the end of the year, followed by a short […]

January 10, 2021

Setting Your Business up for Success in the New Year

It’s honesty hour on the blog, and wow am I dropping some truth in this one. If you have ever felt frustrated by a photo shoot that didn’t go as planned, this one’s for you. Isn’t it funny that you never see photographers posting in their Instagram captions “BOY was I nervous when I made […]

April 21, 2020

How to Bungle a Photoshoot

AHHH! I and five other wedding photographers were featured on the lovely site, We Heart Astoria, for WHA Wedding Week! We Heart Astoria is a site dedicated to food, shopping and recreation in Astoria, Queens. As someone who lives in (and is completely obsessed with) this neighborhood, this was a HUGE honor!! Below is a […]

November 28, 2019

We Heart Astoria: Wedding Week – Kara McCurdy Feature

A few weeks ago, Lance approached me with a few questions about running my own business. Lance is an all-in-one money management app for freelancers that can help with everything from logging and tracking expenses to scanning receipts to preparing for tax season and more! I’ve never been more aware of my finances than I […]

October 14, 2019

Freelancing Tips for Photographers with Lance

One time I went in for an interview with a women’s shelter and they asked me what I was most passionate about in life. What an interview question, yeeeeesh. I thought about it for a bit, and responded, “I’ve always sought to help people. And I guess the people I’m most passionate about are women.” […]

March 29, 2019

A Studio Elopement: Styled Session