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Q1 + Q2 READING LIST Since we’re already almost through Q1, and we’re all likely in quarantine for the forseeable future, now’s the perfect time to share what I’m reading! I’m still finishing up books from Q1, but let’s be honest, I have plenty of time to dedicate to reading in Q2, so I’m optimistic […]

Mar 23, 2020

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reading list personal growth books for creative women entrepreneurs

Q3 + Q4 READING LIST I absolutely love reading, as in I devour books as fast as I can get my hands on them. I read mostly personal growth books, so I wanted to share my reading list in case any of you are looking for recommendations, too! I made it all the way through my […]

Oct 10, 2019

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Palm Springs desert destination Midwest photographer, travel, California girls trip with midcentury homes and pool, Joshua Tree National Park, photo by Laurelyn Savannah Photography

Early June in Palm Springs is a balmy 100 degrees — quite the shock from a Midwest spring. It was a much-needed break in the middle of a busy summer season of work! I love to plan time (far in advance) to refuel around large projects and seasons that I know are going to be […]

Jul 12, 2019

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Q1 + Q2 Reading List I absolutely love reading, and mostly personal growth books, so I wanted to share my reading list in case any of you are looking for recommendations, too! I made it all the way through my Q1 list, and I’ve also shared my Q2 list below since we’re already in the […]

Apr 4, 2019

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Santorini, Greece Travel In October, my younger sister Katie and I visited the beautiful island of Santorini, Greece! Not only was every doorway and piece of architecture captivating, but the history of the island is so unique because of all it’s volcanic activity. The people there seem so resilient, and so much of the history […]

Mar 21, 2019

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My Brand Photographer, a brand photographer for creatives and bloggers, florists, and wedding pros, top podcast recommendations

If you’re as into personal growth as I am, you might guess that I turn to podcasts to hear what’s going on in the creative industry. Not only do I love keeping up with what’s current in design, marketing, and social media, but story-driven marketing is especially interesting and timely. I don’t listen every single […]

Apr 17, 2018

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Here’s a quick visual tour of my new Third Ward Milwaukee studio space! The cream brick, clean walls and light tones mixed with organic touches and mid-century decor fit my tastes perfectly. It has a Scandinavian vibe overall, plenty of plants to add some life, and warm touches that really make it feel like a […]

Apr 10, 2018

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My Brand Photographer, a brand photographer for creatives and bloggers, iMac workspace, desk selfie

To be blunt, if you’re not hearing “no” while running your business, then you’re not putting yourself out there (or not often enough). Plain and simple. You’re Not Alone If you’re hearing “no” and feeling down about it, you’re also in the right place, and you’re in good company. Even the most experienced experts hear […]

Feb 11, 2018

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My Brand Photographer, a brand photographer for creatives and bloggers, workspace, office plant

You’ve heard it before, the conversation about sharing vs. oversharing on social media. Even if you’re a very private person, there are a few ways to share bits of yourself on social media while still feeling comfortable with the level of sharing. Personal brands and influencers of all types are killing this strategy. While I […]

Feb 10, 2018

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