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Registration Open: Luxe in Las Vegas 2

Posted by on October 1, 2014 with 0 Comments

Registration for the 2015 Luxe Workshop is now open!!! HURRY because we are already 25% sold out from last year’s attendees and we’re sending out newsletters to over 50,000 photographers! Don’t wait till it’s to late!

This is the workshop for Senior Photographers (or even wannabe Sr photogs!) because you can build a KILLER portfolio in one day!

You’ll get to learn from Kelli France, Leah Remillet, Leslie Kerrigan, Courtney DeLaura & Brittney Kluse!

We’ll have NEW teaching topics, NEW gorgeous models (10!) & a NEW stylized theme (Gossip Girls!)

So if you are attending WPPI in February, this is a no-brainer!

Sign up before it’s too late at www.luxeworkshop.com 

Here’s a Behind The scenes Look that attendee Priscilla Davis made:


TESTIMONIALS FROM LAST YEAR:

“Best. Workshop. EVER! The amount of pure awesome that went into this workshop was unbelievable. From learning from some of the best in the biz to the gorgeous styled models – and everything in between – Luxe was hands down the best investment I have made in my business! Thank you ladies of Luxe for helping me get my business to the next level!” -Autumn Abbott

“As soon as I saw the opportunity to attend a workshop and portfolio building experience in my own city, I knew I had to jump in and take advantage of it. Well of course it was the best purchase I have ever made! The images produced rocked, the education was invaluable, the friendships that are made are so special to me and the mentors I now have in this profession are priceless. I really found my “calling” during this workshop and decided to specialize in teens & high school seniors. I’ve got a long way to go still but that’s why I’m ready for LUXE, round 2!” -Priscilla Davis


“Do you need a fresh perspective on your High School Senior photography? Or do you want to get into the Senior market and have a place to start with your portfolio?Luxe was an amazing workshop for both the beginner in Seniors and also the veteran! Inspiring teachers, wonderful topics, a fabulous time, and new photography friends to boot!! I would totally recommend this workshop!” Brooke Roundy 

“Thank you so much to all the teachers for the incredible information they shared. The styled shoots were fantastic. I walked away with not only exceptional images and the skills to replicate them, but also lifetime friendships. This is a must-attend workshop!” Susan Willis

“These are the best photos I have ever taken. This is the first time in a while that I love editing each and every one. Normally I get board and my adult ADD (self diagnosed) kicks in. Hey maybe I am not ADD after all, maybe I just hated trying to edit crappy photo sessions! LeslieCourtneyLeahKelli and Brittney can’t thank you enough for an amazing day.” -Rebecca Rosen

“What a fantastic group of women to learn from and have openly share their knowledge and experiences with all of us. They were all so gracious and kind. I still reach out to these women and get answers, advice and encouragement when I need it. If you are thinking twice about attending this workshop…don’t, you won’t regret it.” -Jackie Harley

“Thank you so much for such an amazing workshop. I loved everything about it! I’m having so much fun going through all my pics!” -Brooke Samuelian


NOW GO REGISTER!!! 

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Never Crowded

Posted by on September 29, 2014 with 0 Comments

Motivation Monday from Go4ProPhotos.com "Go For the Extra Mile. It's Never Crowded"
Source: Peter Loves Jane

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Goal Digger

Posted by on September 22, 2014 with 0 Comments




Monday Motivation from Go4ProPhotos "Goal Digger"Source: Pinterest, original source could not be found. If you know where this originated, please share!

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Are you ready for more? I'm determined to prove to as many photographers as will let me that you can have passion, profits and time for a great life.

I create six-figure photographers, and I'd love to teach you, step-by-step, how it's done. This is happening for photographers from all over the world who are just like you. Let me prove just how wildly successful YOU can be!

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Bar Cart Styling (Without the bar)

Posted by on September 17, 2014 with 2 Comments

Gold Snack Cart Bar Cart
Like so many others, I have been obsessed with the bar cart rage…and I’ve been itching for a reason to create one of my own. But with one big difference, since I don’t drink – my “bar cart” is actually a luxurious snack cart. At first I couldn’t decide where to have it, should I put it in the living room – the very traditional spot – or – in my office. My office won for now but I’m actually hoping I can get away with having two! What do you think??? 


How to Simplify Bar Cart Styling:

Create Layers. The  key to interesting design is layers. Having different heights, shapes and color interests while keeping to a theme.  I knew my color palette and then went out to find items that would bring it all together. I hit thrift stores, Home Goods, Marshals, Nordstrom Rack and more. Than I brought everything home and just started playing.

Break it Up. To break things up, I added two small trays. One white tray for the top shelf (from Target’s dollar spot years ago and I spray painted it white) and a black 5×7 Ikea Frame that I flipped upside down to hold smaller snacks in (on the bottom shelf). Now that I had sectioned off parts of the cart, it was much easier to fill and style. 

Have Fun with it. Add a few pops of spunky visual interest and remember you can always switch things out through seasons and over time. I added striped cocktail napkins and straws and a dainty gold hand statuette that I found at a thrift store. These were just a couple silly elements that I felt made the cart more interesting and inviting. 


Snack Cart Styling for Office
Glam Bar Cart Styling
Gold, Black & WHite Stripe Bar Cart Styling

Bar Cart Styling

Faux Deer Head Styling


Source List: 

Bar Cart :  Home Goods
Faux Deer Head :  Mahzerandvee on Etsy
She is Fierce Print : Charm&Gumption on Etsy
Emerald Pitcher : Oh Joy! for Target 
Black & White Acrylic Straws :  Kate Spade New York
Pink Tumblers by Jonathan Adler :  Nordstrom Rack 
* If I forgot to mention where something is from, just ask in the comments! 



Are you ready for more? I'm determined to prove to as many photographers as will let me that you can have passion, profits and time for a great life.

I create six-figure photographers, and I'd love to teach you, step-by-step, how it's done. This is happening for photographers from all over the world who are just like you. Let me prove just how wildly successful YOU can be!

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It all started with “hello”

Posted by on September 15, 2014 with 0 Comments
"A simple HELLO could lead to a million things", Monday Motivation from Go4ProPhotos.com

Source:  Lands of Blue

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The Thrive Mastermind Retreat – Scottsdale, AZ.

Posted by on September 10, 2014 with 0 Comments

Arizone Photography Workshop Thrive Retreat

It’s amazing to be sharing the location and details of our fourth mastermind retreat, exclusively for members of The Thriving Photographer™ community.

These 4 day workshops were a dream inside of a dream. The first dream being to create a program that could transform women’s part time to full time photography businesses into a Thriving career. A career built on their terms for their lifestyle. Inside that dream was this other dream of mine, I wanted to meet the women I would get to help, I wanted to dive deep into their lives and into their business. How would I want that to happen? I imagined a girl’s weekend, the ultimate slumber party for photographers. Where we would stay up all night in P.J.’s laughing and sharing, where we would photograph beautifully styled sessions and be inspired to live even more fully the life we each imagine. 

When that dream inside my dream became reality in Florida two years ago, I was beside myself over all that was possible! Then it happened again is Seattle and Washington D.C. and now…at the end of this month, I’ll be heading to Scottsdale, Arizona to teach, share, inspire and grow with amazing women from all over the United States (and Canada).

These are the highlights, the icing, the “I won a trip to Disneyland” moments of my career. These are the weekends that I hold in my heart as the magical moments of my life and my career. And I am so honored that I get to do it again in just a couple weeks!

I am so excited I can hardly stand it!  

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If you’d like to be a part of one our Thrive Mastermind Retreats, you must join our incredible group of Thriving Photographer™ You can learn more about Thrive and what it has done and is doing for photographers all over the world right HERE

Want to come inside the Arizona Thrive Mastermind Retreat? Connect with me on Instagram to see our travels, house, events and surprises waiting ahead!  

Are you ready for more? I'm determined to prove to as many photographers as will let me that you can have passion, profits and time for a great life.

I create six-figure photographers, and I'd love to teach you, step-by-step, how it's done. This is happening for photographers from all over the world who are just like you. Let me prove just how wildly successful YOU can be!

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My Lunch Routine

Posted by on September 8, 2014 with 0 Comments

I have these little things that I like to do for myself just to enjoy my days more. It’s maybe kind of weird or silly? I’m not sure. But I realized that I use to spend my days working as hard as I could. I wouldn’t stop to eat, I wouldn’t take a break and I would constantly berate myself for not getting enough done. 

I WAS A PRETTY SUCKY BOSS. 

And then I realized how stupid that was. I was in the middle of reading a business book (I wish I could remember which one), I was reading about lavish indulgences, trips and experiences and I’ll admit I was feeling that little green monster and then I stopped! Instead of feeling jealous about their life, I decided to ask myself about mine. What did I want? What did my perfect week look like? I wrote it down and then I looked at what I could do to ENJOY MY DAYS more. 

I wanted a lunch break most of all. I wanted to stop, enjoy some food and have my creative tank filled. I also wanted to feel pampered more so I made a plan. 

Now, I grocery shop for my lunches and pick stuff that I’m excited to eat (but that’s super fast to make). Some of my favorites are: 

  • Mediterranean Plate (pita, hummus, feta, cherry tomatoes, etc)
  • Lobster & Shrimp Risotto (we have this specialty grocery store that has it pre-made and it’s divine)
  • Caprese Salad with Balsamic Reduction (the Balsamic is amazing and it’s from Cash & Carry, I don’t know if that’s more local NW or around the country). 
  • Left Overs (usually a soup or Thai takeout) 

I also have a stash of my Godiva Chocolates and Sea Salt Caramels (it’s super healthy over here) along with my Snack Cart (but that more for my kids and clients), save my magazines and training videos for my lunch break and take one afternoon a week to go to lunch with a friend, get a massage or get my nails done. 

Sometimes I feel guilty, even typing this makes me feel like I’m exposing something naughty but the truth is…each day is a GIFT and too often we don’t treat it as such. We treat is as a sentence that were just trying to get through.

These indulgences remind me that I’m living a dream…and most importantly that this dream is up to me! 

"Enjoy today", Monday Motivation from Go4ProPhotos.com

Source:  Etsy

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Are you ready for more? I'm determined to prove to as many photographers as will let me that you can have passion, profits and time for a great life.

I create six-figure photographers, and I'd love to teach you, step-by-step, how it's done. This is happening for photographers from all over the world who are just like you. Let me prove just how wildly successful YOU can be!

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