CMP Monthly Update+October Goals
Posted this sneak peek look at an editorial project with some talented friends (some new!) from 2 months ago that goes live SOON. Just can’t wait to share all the heart that went into this one–it’s special!
A few happenings of late:
+It’s officially fall and it’s officially starting to feel like it in my sunny city :). So excited to kick off fall season this month and work with some really, really lovely and fun couples!
+Last month was a hard one, friends. I’m learning the art of ‘bouncing back’ after disappointment in this season. Being an entrepreneur and an artist takes a lot of vulnerability…and rejection stings. It continually draws me back to lean on my Father and my identity in Him alone. And that is a good thing.
+Had a blast breaking down how to thoughtfully capture details on a wedding day in a way that adds to the overall storytelling experience. It’s so funny because when I was due for another in the Photographer’s series last month I really had no idea what to write about. I started, and then it all seemed to come together in a meaningful way, and it was SO good for me to put my thought-process into words for myself. It was a sweet treat to hear from other’s that it blessed them, too!
Captured this snapshot of my favorite baby blues playing in the backyard last month :). #Heartbreaker
September Goals Progress
+Finish How to Win Friends. Yes! So glad I’m posting this a few days into October so I could officially check this one off ;). So, so good.
+Serve my clients wholeheartedly. Yes. I love these couples you guys!
+Pour my heart into what I do for GOOD. Yes.
+Create Art. Yes. I shot V+T’s engagement to come so soon and I cannot wait to share, friends! It’s one for the books. So glad they were up for braving cliffs and water with me :).
+Rest. Yes. Some days more than others.
+Blog my heart. Be generous in the giving of it. Yes. Last month’s goals and even on the beloved Wedding Sparrow’s blog sharing my thoughts about this pretty bridal session.
+Stay up-to-date on workflow. Yes. So thankful for April’s hard work and commitment to teaming with me on this so we can service our couples well and with excellence.
+Love people. I tried, yes. Mostly via so many prayers for my friends lately you guys. There is so much going on in the lives around me.
We were SO honored to see Becky’s sweet bridal session hit the pages of Wedding Sparrow last month. It’s been a dream to be featured there, and it was such a treat to have them reach out to us for this pretty session!!
1) Start a new business read (no page specification yet as I haven’t picked the exact book, though I’m chugging along on my inspiration list!)
2) Invest whole-heartedly into my clients (immeasurable, but perfectly intentional. Inspired by last month :))
3) Stay updated on workflow
4) Update client pricing PDF to include more of my story
5) Officially become a WIPA member
6) Write a mission statement/vision for wedding days I can distribute to my second shooters and assistants to align values and for consistent client experience
7) Visit a friend in TX with Achilles and soak up the time together
8) Connect with 4 wedding industry friends
Wishing you all a happy start to fall and lots of joy and sweet times in the following weeks!!