The First Year // Wrap up

Last week was my final post in my "The First year" blog series. 

the first year of photography business

In case you missed the installments in the series here they are:

The first few months

Evolution of the Camera




Starting a Business

Website and Client Mgmt

I had a really good time writing this series and reflecting on all of the things (THERE ARE SO MANY) that go into starting up a photography business. I feel very accomplished for having tackled so many different things in a relatively short period of time. 

If I had any advice to give to someone starting out its this:

Try your best not to get ahead of yourself. Focus on one thing at a time and be patient. 

I still struggle with this. I have these great visions of what I would like my business to become, but it just doesn't happen overnight. Its so incredibly easy to watch and look at what others are doing (mostly because of social media) and think if they can do it, so can I. This is true, but they may have been at it for 5 years to get to where they are now. 

When I catch myself leaping ahead 10 steps down the road and feeling overwhelmed I stop and focus on this:

What can I do TODAY that will help me get to where I want to go? 

I can continue dreaming and making lists and plans, but when it comes down to it, everyone's big dreams starts with little steps that get taken one at a time. 

Thank you for reading and as always, if you have any questions at all, fee free to contact me through my contact page!