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Avocado Lover. Kitchen Dancer. Barn Hunter. Life Motivator.  Photographer. 
I'm Quianna Marie and I love helping others live their best life!

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Hey There Beautiful! Looking to extend your photography education and want to get started… but don’t know where to begin? Maybe you’re just interested in taking better photos of your babies? Maybe you’re interested in making some extra money with your photography hobby? What if you want to take your part time hustle and push […]

BY quiannamarie | February 4, 2019 | Education

PHOTOGRAPHERS: 21 Courses For The Price of 1 | The Bundle Co.

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Over the last couple of years I have been an avid podcast listener. Business tips, marketing advice and entrepreneur strategies keep me entertained while I’m plugged into my laptop. This year while attending the United conference hosted by Showit, I had the opportunity to chat with┬áNathan Holritz! Talk about being *starstruck* for my wedding photography […]

BY quiannamarie | January 9, 2019 | Education

Featured Podcast Guest | BOKEH – The Photography Podcast | Photographer’s Edit

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Hey Photographers! Have family sessions been keeping you busy? Maybe while you’ve been wrangling young families in pumpkin patches and in Christmas Tree farms you may be feelin’ a bit worried that wedding inquiries have been slowing down? Well, no need to fret! Engagement season is upon us and booking season will be ringing in […]

BY quiannamarie | November 28, 2018 | Education

How To Prepare For Engagement Season

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Starting a creative business can be daunting, but keeping it in motion and constantly changing with growth is even scarier! Life as an entrepreneur and small business owner can be incredibly isolating and lonely. We have days when we’re high on life, feeling like we are answering our calling and some days we just want […]

BY quiannamarie | October 15, 2018 | Education

The Next Level Retreat | Waco, Tx

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PHOTOGRAPHERS: Ever scroll through instagram and see a pattern? Our feeds are filled with ring shots, couples + veils, ceremony decor, first looks + cakes! It’s all the pretty… but where are the people? If you’re just getting into shooting weddings or maybe you’re an old pro, I’m happy to share a list of photos […]

BY quiannamarie | October 8, 2018 | Education

10 Things That Happen At Weddings That Never Make It On Instagram

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With timelines running out of time and waves of emotions the hustle of weddings can get the best of us. No matter how well we plan, dream up the perfect images or even have lists and systems in place to help us remember… there are a handful of images that many photographers forget! Whether you’re […]

BY quiannamarie | July 23, 2018 | Education

5 Photos Most Photographers Forget