Tag Archives: Full time photographer

FAQ: Budgets, Taxes, & Going Full Time ~ Chicago Wedding Photographer

I get quite a few emails and in person questions from other up-and-coming photographers curious as to how I knew I was ready to go full-time with my business, and how I go about paying myself, the bills, taxes, and business expenses (you know, all that fun stuff)! Because the truth is – things change...

Self-Employment: Month 8 ~ Chicago Wedding Photographer

Yesterday James informed me that he keeps track of how old Chloe is based on what month of self-employment post I’m doing. 🙂 haha She was apparently 4 months when we got her + 8 months = means she is now a year old! Crazy talk! And his pointing that out reminded me that somehow...

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