Deep breath. Here it is: I recently accepted a full-time administrative position at Vine Academy as the Head of Marketing, and I am SO excited. Also, nervous. But mostly excited 😄. It's the first time in twelve years that I've had a passion that's rivaled how I feel about photography. The idea of using my marketing, photography, and people skills to help this school reach more children makes my heart skip a beat.
The most important thing I want you guys to know is this: I am NOT stopping photography!!! Honestly, I don't think it's possible that I ever could... But I will be scaling it back to make room for this new adventure, which is one of the main reasons I'm reaching out...
I thought it might be easiest to throw out some FAQ's that I've already gotten as I've talked with people about this...
FAQ's About This BIG Change
Are you quitting photography?
NO!!! Never. 😉 But I will be scaling back. What this means on a practical level is that I'll be shooting more in the summer, less in the fall, winter, and spring. Also, I'll be keeping my shooting schedule to Saturdays between mid-August and early June.
Is this why you're offering mini sessions?
It's been a big part of that decision for sure! Mini sessions allow me to see more of the clients I love and capture the connection that's so important to me, and they're all I'll be offering this fall. It also brings my prices down to an affordable range for many who wouldn't have been able to swing it before. It cuts down my travel time, which means I can be more efficient on Saturdays in the fall. They're a win-win on so many levels!
How do I make sure I get a session???
I am SO glad you asked!!! 😉 There won't be as many sessions available this fall, so we're hoping that some of our clients will consider booking a session this summer instead. Summer is an amazing time for a session, and pictures taken in the summer bring a burst of joy and sunshine to everyone on your holiday card list when it's time to put that card together.
We plan to open up our (much more limited) fall schedule this August, but right now there are still summer mini sessions open if you'd like grab one while they're available...