New Year New Word Nearing the end of 2018, I decided my “word” for 2019 would be: establish. I decided to use this word because I wanted to solidify my brand and mission for this business. In 2019, I would invest a major part of my business into continuing education. I decided one of those […]

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March 25, 2019

The Anchored Workshop| Charlotte, North Carolina | GEM Photography LLC

Being a new photographer is tough. Becoming a wedding photographer is easier than it used to be, but building a photography business is harder. Trying to stand out in this market is becoming more and more difficult to navigate.When I started I was an assistant to a very kind photographer who let me take pictures […]

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January 30, 2019

GEM Photography’s Do’s and Don’ts to Being a Second Shooter

2018 has been the year of weddings. I actually was a guest at a wedding for the first time in a long while. I can officially sing My Wish by Rascal Flats in my sleep. I love weddings. Yes, it is a very expensive day of an American’s life but is also one of the […]

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December 28, 2018

Best of 2018- Part 3: Mawidge is Wat Bwings Us Togeva Today

I started taking pictures because of children. My nieces needed a comfortable environment to get pictures. This year I didn’t do many kids and family portraits sessions, but I still took enough to make this blog post. I am around children all the time with being a substitute teacher and a full-time auntie ;). I […]

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December 27, 2018

Best of 2018 Part 2 : Kids Kids (Friends Reference)

11 years ago my sister married, my brother in law, Nick. How many of us know that when your sibling gets married you don’t just get a new sibling but a new family… So the McMillans didn’t just get Nick we got the Gugliottis… Danielle is Nick’s sister and she is part of the reason […]

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November 2, 2018

The Griffin Family- Southington, CT

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