Category Archives: BUSINESS

COVID-19 7 WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS:

If you’re a wedding photographer like us then most likely your business has been hit HARD due to the pandemic. Know that you are not alone boo! Over the lest few weeks we have gone fromView full post »

PHOTOGRAPHY TIP: Stealth + Reverent

Being up front during the Ceremony can be a great place to capture intimate images of the couple exchanging vows, rings, kisses etc. However, we never want to be a distraction, it looks horriblyView full post »

By Failing to Prepare, One is Preparing to Fail

PHOTOGRAPHY TIP: By Failing to Prepare, one is Preparing to FailThis is probably the most important wedding photography tip we can offer. Preparation is the key to documenting a weddingsView full post »

How To Document Moment Driven Photos – Three Tips

We understand history making experiences through photographs, this could be moments in our own life that we recall as we look at photographs or experiences that happened before we even lived, likeView full post »

PHOTOGRAPHY TIP: Create Depth

Depth in a photo helps to tell the story and create visual interest. The photo comes alive and begins to speak. A great way to do this during a wedding is by using crowds of people and focussing onView full post »

Professional Photographers Dress Code

We know, this should totally go with out saying but unfortunately from what we have seen in the industry it needs to be revisited.  On several occasions Brandon and I have seen fellowView full post »

2019 Weddings Year In Review

Saving the best for last…our 2019 Weddings Year in Review! Putting this together made our hearts so full with wonder, joy and awe at the astonishing year God provided for us and the divineView full post »

2019 Lifestyle Sessions Year In Review

Talk about counting your blessings, we can count 2019 as one entire year just filled with amazing blessings, thanks to all of you! Journeying with each and everyone of you, our couples +View full post »

2019 Proposals + Engagements Year In Review

Thankful, grateful, overwhelmed with gratitude, and beyond blessed is what 2019 has been for us and our business. We have had the honor and blessing of documenting 32 couples this year and theirView full post »

2019 BEHIND THE SCENES + BLOOPERS REEL

They are here already, 2019 Behind the Scenes and Bloopers For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.View full post »

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Modern Business Headshots: Atlanta Georgia

The days of impersonal “serious, straight-faced” business headshots with a plain white background are over. Thank goodness! Can I get an AMEN! Today’s clients are savvy andView full post »

Slow Down: Photography Tip

Time Flies As wedding photographers our days can last from 10 to 15 hours. Talk about getting in your “steps” on a wedding day. Can I get an AMEN?! But, the best part is that this timeView full post »

Photography Tip: What is Included?

Sharing What is Included Sharing with your couples what is included in their wedding collection from your very first meeting is so vital to creating a beautiful working + authentic clientView full post »

How to find Your Creativity

Aren’t we all Creative? At least once a week we hear the phrase “Gosh I wish I was as creative as y’all!”. And as weird as this may sound, that statement actually breaks ourView full post »

How to create a warm + inviting atmosphere for your Clients during their photography session

Creating that Inviting Atmosphere Being the main subject in front of a camera for an hour or more can make people feel a little nervous… well let’s say A LOT Nervous. It’s awkwardView full post »

2018 Year In Review Highlight Reel

Highlight Reel 2018… FILLED OUR HEARTS with abundant joy, beyond beautiful couples, epic adventures, and so many wonderful surprises! Thank you to all the AMAZING couples who hiked mountains with usView full post »

2018 BLOOPERS + BEHIND THE SCENES REEL

Time for 2018 Bloopers and Behind the Scenes from the Horns Though I have much to write to you, I would rather not use paper and ink. Instead I hope to come to you and talk face to face, so that ourView full post »

Let’s talk business darlings + Mentoring Sessions

Mentoring Sessions Let’s talk business darlings. How about mentoring sessions? Typically we as creatives, artists, + dreamers don’t get into this business because we love officeView full post »

Photography Tip: Break the Habit of Chimping

What the heck is chimping… right! Chimping is checking the photo on the back screen of your camera every time you take a photo. I still remember my amateur years of photography. I was always soView full post »

Are you a Photographer: Invest In Learning and Less on Gear

Invest in Learning and Less on Gear I remember buying our first professional cameras and thinking WOW this if for real.… We are really doing this. Both of us were super excited. Even though weView full post »

How to Shoot a Surprise Proposal

I remember the first surprise proposal we ever shot. We were dressed up as “just a couple” enjoying one of our mountain wineries. We were taking in the gorgeous view of the vineyard whileView full post »

How To Schedule Portrait Sessions for Gorgeous Natural Light

Let’s dream for a minute Imagine a moment with me. You walk outside just a few hours before sunset. The sky is clear, its a warm day with a beautiful cool breeze and nature just seems to beView full post »

PHOTOGRAPHY BUSINESS, LIFE + BALANCE: Healthy Multitasking

Healthy Multitasking I know what your most likely thinking… healthy multitasking does not exist, and believe us, we used to think the same thing! That was until we used a little creativeView full post »

PHOTOGRAPHY BUSINESS, LIFE + BALANCE: Creative Thinking for weekly Schedules

Hi Guys and welcome to Part 2 of our Photography Business, Life + Balance 3 Part Series. This part is Creative Thinking for Weekly Schedules. If you missed out, you can read Part One here:View full post »

Photography Business, life + Balance: Why Your “To DO” list is hurting you

Your “To DO” list is Hurting You Brandon and I used to subscribe to the theory of  “a to do list is great!”… but really it is horrible. This is why your “ToView full post »

Photography Business Life and Balance

Finding time to run a successful business while living your best life is all about balance. Brandon and I typically post a lot of everyday activity on our Instagram story. Our day may start off withView full post »

How We Create A Client Experience Wrapped In Love

Creating a client experience that loves on plus serves our couples and brings joy to their hearts is the most important part of our business. We are so blessed to receive a lot of emails that startView full post »

Deeply Rooted: Gabriel’s Story

The story of our little baby boy who lived three days I actually wrote what your about to read a week after we lost our little boy Gabriel Jacob Horn. I wrote this to my co workers at the time. HisView full post »

The Why Behind the Lens: His View

WHY WE STARTED OUR OWN BUSINESS This is the Why behind he Lens, in short: To provide a way for Michelle to fulfill her dreams and find joy. Now I can’t just leave you with that I know. Honestly thatView full post »

Why I Started My Own Business: The Roots

Why I Started My Own Business…Why does anyone start their own business? As I stand here looking at the blank screen in front of me I don’t wonder what I will say but rather how I willView full post »

Five Simple Way to Improve Groomsmen Portraits

So you need to know how to take better Groomsmen portraits? Truth…guys tend to feel a little more awkward in front of the camera and especially during groomsmen portraits. We totally get it.View full post »

HOW TO PHOTOGRAPH BRIDESMAIDS

HOW TO PHOTOGRAPH BRIDESMAIDS My Darlings, photographing a wedding is hard work! It is both physically and mentally challenging and requires one’s creativity to be on point at all times. And weView full post »

Photography: How to Recover Photos from a Bad Memory Card

How to Recover Photos from a bad memory card?  This is most likely every photographers worst nightmare. It’s a late night after a GORGEOUS HIGH-END WEDDING, you get back to the studio andView full post »

3 Common Myths About Success

The elusive creature known as SUCCESS… it does exist!  However… there is advice out there which sounds AMAZING and seems like it is a “sure fire way” to find + achieve successView full post »

Basic Business Blessings

Having a Small Business is a Blessings It was one of those mornings, I woke up tired and still feeling completely drained. All I wanted to do was pull the covers back over my head and stay in bed allView full post »

5 Tips For Shooting Reception Details

Documenting Gorgeous Reception Details When Brandon and I are documenting a wedding day, our top priority is to tell our couples unique and personal love story.  With this leading the way for how weView full post »