Somebody took my personal bio statements and posted them on her website. That situation was remedied, however I wanted to make sure people knew and understood what the proper boundaries are for using words and content from others; many people do so probably a bit innocently so this should provide some clarity.Read More
No matter where we live and work as Birth Photographers there will be times when we arrive to a birth space and the Health Care Providers on shift have not worked with us or any Birth Photographer previously. Where I live this is almost always the case. Birth Photography is only starting to grow here in Winnipeg and as one of only a few professionals documenting births here I truly believe that an important part of our role is to not only educate and set our clients at ease but to also help to educate and set the professionals we are working closely with at ease.Read More
I wish I could count on one hand the amount of inquiries I've had for birth photography that end in "I'm sorry, my husband doesn't want anyone else in the room". Unfortunately, I can not.
Before an interview, a complimentary consultation, or an in person meeting, just like that, the answer is no.
While I can completely understand and respect this decision, I'd be lying if I said it didn't frustrate me. Mostly because I have seen first hand what an amazing gift a gallery of birth images can be to mom...AND DAD!
So let's dive in, shall we? Dads, here are 5 reasons you want a birth photographer present for your baby's birth.Read More
We're launching registration for our Fall 2018 Course on Sunday, April 22nd. Monet Nicole shares her heart and vision for the course in this short 7-minute video.Read More
We wanted to share some of the life changing stories of our Birth Becomes Her workshop attendees.
Lindsey Bartell's thoughts about what the workshop meant to her: "You know how you can look back on the timeline of your life and pinpoint certain moments where the trajectory of your life was literally altered? This workshop makes it to my list of top five moments."Read More
Hi friends, it's Jenn here, I wanted to share some editing tips with you as well as some free presets that I've created just for you. If you are already on our Essence of Birth mailing list, you've gotten these presets in your inbox already. If you aren't, you can sign up below to get them yourself!Read More
Hiring an experienced and professional birth photographer is an investment. And while we know all the reasons why, we have to remember that most of our clients don't.Read More
We recently conducted an informal survey in our Birth Photography Group, and we're excited to share these results with you. In some way, they're surprising and maybe even a little discouraging. But here's the good news: things can be different, you can make this job for you and your family. Jenn and I are currently compiling all the pricing/sales/marketing info we've learned together in a toolkit, and these answers have really helped us see where the roadblocks are.Read More
We've just loved all the learning and discussion that has been spurned from these email and blog conversations. We're so excited to see you take hold of your dreams and visions for your birth business, and we feel so honored that our words and ideas might help you find an easier path to achieving them.Read More
First off, I want to say thank you. Thank you for following us on this journey of exploration and growth. Jennifer and I are passionate about seeing women succeed in their birth businesses. We want to equip new or beginning birth photographers with tangible tools that make their lives easier (and their businesses more successful!) We hope you enjoyed exploring the Business Plan – Part 1 that we sent out earlier this week.Read More