Category Archives: BUSINESS

Exciting Announcement: We Are Officially The Three of Us!

Our team has now grown by one… Ben Grant, an absolutely amazing filmmaker has joined our Horn Photography + Design team and we are beyond ECSTATIC!! It’s kinda like taking the best cup ofView full post »

First Fruits – Highlight Reel

As we welcome Ben Grant and his amazing filmmaking creative soul to our team we will be featuring FIRST FRUITS – a collaborative photography and cinematic first peek into a couple’s loveView full post »

Photography: How to Deal With Fear + Negativity

TRUTH– we all deal with fear + negativity at some point in the pursuit of our dreams. But how we deal with the fear + negativity can define our business and who we are as a son or daughter ofView full post »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

How to Translate HoneyBook to Quickbooks

What could be better than enjoying a beautiful fall day with my business partner and wife sitting in the middle of our town square. With hot coffees loaded with sweet cream and a mouth wateringView full post »

10 Tips To Working Well As A Husband + Wife Team

On any given day you can find both of us with a camera bag on our shoulder. It’s a passion we share as a husband + wife. So whats in our bag… * Hers: 7D Markll, 50mm f/1.2, life journal,View full post »

Custom Leather Camera Bag

For the past year I have been hunting down the perfect leather camera bag. One that was tailor fit for my size and needs… this proved to be an almost impossible challenge. Until I met DaleView full post »

BIG DREAMS HUMBLE DREAMS

Seven years ago when we started our business the biggest dream was: To work from home doing what we loved! Since then our business has grown beyond our dream, we now have: A professional homeView full post »

Visual Branding Editorial Shoot for Your Business

Visual Branding Editorial Shoots are an integral part to any business! Why…  because we are a society of savvy consumers who are interested in both amazing businesses and also the story behindView full post »

Waiting For Inspiration To Strike is Dangerous + 9 Ways to Over Come It

As we talk to other creatives we sometimes here the phrase “I am waiting for inspiration to Strike”… oh how dangerous this is! John Updike an American novelist, poet, short storyView full post »

Photography: Growing Your Business + Becoming A Chamber Member

We are often asked by fellow photographers, who are just starting out and who have been in business for years, “How do I grow my business?” I mean lets be real, all of us wantView full post »

I Do In Dahlonega

I am so excited that we are having a Wedding Expo right here in our Very Own Gorgeous Dahlonega (we are pretty much a little town right out of a Hallmark film, I mean really, it is pretty amazingView full post »

Photography: How to Capture Authentic Love

Brandon and I often get asked, how do we capture photos that truly reflect the authentic love a couple shares. Our answer is and will always be, “it takes real investment in the couples you areView full post »

Horn Photography & Design: Lenses + Cameras + Gear… And Yes We Bring a Flat Screen TV To Your Wedding

We have had good intentions to blog about this for the past year or so but every time we sit down to make it happen… well life pulls us away from the computer. So today we knuckled down and gotView full post »