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10 things we wish we would have known when starting a business that works for God

7 years ago we embarked on the adventure of starting our photography business, right after we said “I DO”.   But not just any photography business, we wanted our business to be ran by +View full post »

Entrepreneur: How do I know if this was just MY idea or something God has led me to

Last week during our 8 day series Faith + Work = Prosperity we received this message from one of the participants in the FB Group: Hi Michelle, I’m excited to get busy trying to make this workView full post »

St. Leo Florida Wedding: Jose + Brianna

I can remember when we first met Brianna + Jose… as they walked in for their wedding consultation holding hands, a little nervous, totally excited and filled with joy, we could see the loveView full post »

Dear Creativity

Dear Creativity, We thank God for you each and every day. His gift of you in our life allows us to, …pray often… …dream big… …embrace failure and see it as the path to success… …find ourselvesView full post »

How to book shoots when traveling – Photography

It’s the smell of the ocean as it crashes on the beach, it’s the sound of the subway rumbling down the track as it pulls into the station, it’s standing on the mountain topView full post »

Photography – Preparing For Destination Weddings

Brandon and I will often laugh as my Type A personality often times gets the better of me, especially when we are setting off for a destination wedding. I am a planner.  I’m one of those peopleView full post »

Networking to give not to gain: Faith + Work = Prosperity

The start of our business was very humbling, I, Brandon was a full-time youth minister and Michelle was a full-time graphic designer.  It all began when we were asked to photograph senior photos forView full post »

No debt is needed to develop and run your business: Faith + Work + Prosperity

I am sure there are several people reading the title to this post and thinking we are crazy. But over the years we have found this statement to be proven true over and over again.  No debt is neededView full post »

Measuring your successes without dollar amounts: Faith + Work = Prosperity

In high school I, Brandon, used to referee soccer games of all ages. I was calling an under 6 year old game for the first time and was told that it was nicknamed “herd ball.” I came to find out whyView full post »

Combat the LIE of – I need more likes to succeed: Faith + Work = Prosperity

Dear Social Media, Lets be real,  we have a love hate relationship, if I give you all my time and attention you promise to provide me with “free” marketing, growth and a million likes.View full post »

How to deal with challenges: Faith + Work = Prosperity

I was checking my emails while on a domestic mission trip and received “that” email, you know the one, from a not so happy client. Unfortunately they had received a print which was improperlyView full post »

Faith filled work goals that will bring you joy + prosperity: Faith + Work = Prosperity

7 years ago we were sitting on our couch sipping on creamy hot caramel coffee and brainstorming taglines for our business. 15 crinkled up paper balls surrounded us and tension was growing, we couldView full post »

Productivity Tips: FAITH + WORK = PROSPERITY

The first two years of getting our business off the ground was crazy! Every moment my eyes were open I was working, but inside, I knew I could not keep this up forever. Nor did I want too. I alsoView full post »

Entrepreneur: How to place more emphasis on family, friends + living an amazing life

“Work — and I repeat, in all its forms — is human. It expresses the dignity of being created in the image of God, which is why it can be said that work is sacred,” -PopeView full post »

2016 Highlight Reel

A Life well lived is… Authentic Challenging It Hurts It Gives Adventurous Loud Thankless Still Quick Timeless Brittle Delightful Cracked Stretched And one thing is for sure, it is LOVED! TheView full post »

A little background on us: Faith + Work + Prosperity

Hello Friends!!! Welcome to the 8 day series Faith + Work = Prosperity that will be kicking off on January 3rd. Brandon and I are so excited for this and would like to thank you so much for joiningView full post »

9 tips to prepare your photography business for the new year

2017 is only days away and we have no doubt this year is going to be amazing! Gold is here, clean bright white design is HOT and flare jeans are making a comeback… the year is already startingView full post »

2016 Behind The Scenes + Bloopers

Every year seems to fly by before we can blink and all of it takes place in front of our cameras. So each year we try our best to collect some behind the scenes shots of whats going on. It gives usView full post »

I Can’t See the Future

Dear Michelle, As I sit next to you today I am reminded how blessed I am to do this every day; to sit in your presence. The very fact that I get to be here because of all your efforts over the past 6View full post »

PEAKS & VALLEYS: The real life of an Entrepreneur

The real life of an Entrepreneur was not exactly what I had in mind 7 years ago. I envisioned editing on my laptop in a bright white coffee shop everyday with the ocean right outside the window,View full post »

Client Gifts: The Art + The Experience

Over the last 7 years Brandon and I have adored each and every couple we have worked with. Our mission right from the start was to do more then just take photos, we wanted to create an experience forView full post »

FREE 8-day Series for Faith + Work = Prosperity

Today after my morning prayer I jumped on FB to read a post I shared 5 years ago. It read: “So last night as I was drifting off to sleep I was pondering how to obtain wisdom from God. Then IView full post »

Blue Mountain Vineyard Dahlonega Georgia: Megan + Travis Wedding

They met while in high school and dated for 3 years. However, as fate would have it distance and time separated them for 7 long years. But when two hearts are meant to be together, nothing can keepView full post »

Faith + Work = Prosperity

Work: 1)Exertion or effort directed to produce or accomplish something; labor; toil. 2)Employment, as in some form of industry, especially as a means of earning one’s livelihood: Brandon and IView full post »

Photography – Posting Every Shoot On Social Media

Brandon and I were recently asked by a fellow photographer, “do you post every shoot you capture on social media or is there ever a few that just fall short of perfection?“. Our answerView full post »

When the camera is down – connecting with clients

Often times after a busy day behind the camera Brandon and I will come home, put on the tea kettle, take off our shoes and curl up on the couch to “debrief” if you will. Because lets beView full post »

A Sustainable Income As A Small Business Owner

Life can have unexpected turns, mountains, valleys and even cliffs that no one could ever predict. The beginning of 2016 Brandon and I came to a cliff. As we peered out over the vast seeminglyView full post »

Jordan Berecz : Atlanta Lifestyle Blogger

We always adore capturing gorgeous photos of my girl Jordan from JORDAN BERECZ- A LIFESTYLE BLOGGER. She is incredibly sweet, funny, honest and down to earth. I am so blessed to also call herView full post »

GLORY STORIES: Honeymoon Humming Bird

So the other day we were sitting in the office, I was editing photos and Brandon was working on next years budget. Our Jambox was cranking out the tunes and the warm sunshine was flooding in throughView full post »

2016 THE THANKFUL LIST

Michelle’s List I’m thankful for another year with my father. As of now he is cancer free! I’m thankful for having dyslexia – it has enabled me to look at life differently, to learnView full post »

FEATURE: Wedding Chicks: Styled Shoot

Living our lives in a way that allows us to fully utilize our creativity has been an amazing blessing and we thank God for it each and everyday! Within this creative journey we have had theView full post »

Tattooed On My Heart: Styled Wedding Shoot

There are evenings when Brandon + I cuddle up the couch together look into each other eyes and say, how did we ever end up so blessed.  These evening are typically preceded by a full day ofView full post »

Taking Advantage of Black Friday for your business

The holidays are here and we are both loving it!! Brandon + I can’t get enough of this time of year, the weather is perfect and we take time off to hang out with our families.  For us, takingView full post »

PEAKS & VALLEYS: Getting Real + Do You Smell Popcorn?

I am just going to get real. On Saturday we woke up at 5:15 am to capture an engagement shoot at sunrise with the back drop of a gorgeous waterfall. It was absolutely perfect. Alex + Billy were soView full post »

Dick’s Creek Dahlonega Georgia Engagement Shoot: Alex + Billy

You know those people you meet and an instant friendship starts to develop,  thats exactly the way we felt when we first met Alex + Billy. There is just something about them which is inviting,View full post »

Dahlonega Georgia Engagement Shoot: Ally + Matt

Firsts… the first time I saw the beach, the first test I ever took, the first time I went camping, my first best friend, the first time I toasted a marshmallow on an open fire, my first kiss;View full post »