Category Archives: business

10 Years as a Husband & Wife Photography Team

10 years ago last month James came along to shoot his first wedding with me. I had been shooting for a couple of years at that point but was looking to add a regular second shooter… and having been a manager at a camera store for the past few years – James made perfect sense!...

Heirloom Wedding Album Sale ~ Leather Craftsmen Albums

Well the world looks a lot different than we expected when we rang in the New Year a few months ago and it has left a lot of us trying to figure out how to make things work amid this “new normal.” Our sessions and weddings are postponed indefinitely and so we are working to...

FAQ: Quarantine Tips for working from home (with kids)

James and I took our business full time back in 2011 so we’ve been working together from home for 9 years now, and the last 4 of those years we worked from home with little children underfoot! 😉 So this whole “self quarantine at home” situation doesn’t really feel new to us because this has...

Wedding Package Updates ~ USB Memory Direct

We’ve been shooting weddings for 10 years now and needless to say – our branding and packaging has seen a few changes over those years!! Early on we still used to print labels on CDs and burn all the photos to them to send to clients in the mail!! Ah!! It kind of makes me cringe...

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Christy & James are Chicago based but happily travel anywhere in the world that beautiful love stories take them!