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And now, for a little more information about us…
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BACK IN THE DAY
We got married back in 2005 and one year later decided that we would pursue wedding photography. We didn’t quite know what we were doing but we obviously got some things right as we booked 19 weddings our first year in business.
As excited as we were with all of the weddings we had, we were running ourselves ragged. At the end of the day, our profits were minimal, and we felt our business was demanding everything from us. Our marriage wasn’t getting the attention that it needed and our times together were more as business partners than husband and wife.
We knew something had to change if we wanted to make photography our full-time gig and have it be a blessing to us, rather than a curse.
After making crucial changes in our business, we revamped everything and the following year booked 33 weddings. Not only were we now grossing a six-figure income, but we were able to service our clients at a high level without running ourselves ragged.
Peace was brought back into our lives and we no longer felt like slaves to our business. We continued to implement the changes in our business and it continued to grow.
Over the years we have been incredibly blessed to not only receive recognition for our work (named as one of Nashville’s top wedding photographers in 2009, one of Wescott’s Top Endorsed Pros, members of the exclusive SanDisk Extreme Team), and been published in leading publications (People Magazine , Rangefinder, Southern Weddings), but have been able to personally instruct over 1,200 photographers through our IN-CAMERA workshops.
We have spoken on international and national stages equipping others around the world to succeed (WPPI, London’s SWPP, creativeLIVE, IUSA, Toronto’s Exposure, PhotoVision, MyWed conference in Moscow).
We live in Nashville, TN with our son, Jaxon, and cat, (Coffee)Bean.
Our passion is for you to become empowered to build your own business that succeeds, and we have been transitioning what we do to fully serve you.
Our time is now dedicated solely to you. This site is for you. All of the content is for you. We have been there. We have struggled. We battled. We figured it out. The information is yours for the taking. You can do it.
Zach & Jody
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WHAT PHOTOGRAPHERS ARE SAYING
“Thanks so much to both of you for sharing all of your knowledge. I am super pumped about the direction that I feel that my business is headed.” Sarah M. | Business & Marketing Workshop Attendee
“You have had a profound impact on my life, both professionally and personally!” Jessica G. | Workshop Attendee
“Your educational DVDs are FANTASTIC! …You’ve helped my business so much, and for that I’m very, very grateful.” Dave B. | Online Purchaser
“I just wanted to thank you for all you have done in helping me get to an amazing place in my business at such a young age.” Juliana L. | Coaching Session Recipient
“Thank you to God for using you two to touch my life today with a renewed hope and desire for the passions that matter most to me” Andrew J. | Online Subscriber
“You have started some great changes in our lives and I thank you for your commitment to helping people like us.” Ragi & Amanda B. | Seminar Attendee
“We are better Christians, business owners, and spouses because of you, and you did it all from afar!” Sarah S. | Newsletter Subscriber
“You guys have seriously changed the way I shoot. Thank so very very much. I edited and uploaded all images from Saturday’s senior session in less than 30 minutes. AMAZING!!!” Renee B. | Workshop Attendee
ZACH & JODY
- READS GEAR MANUALS 100%
- COFFEE SNOB 100%
- WILLINGNESS TO CHANGE DIRTY DIAPERS 80%
- WEARER OF SKINNY JEANS 100%
- THRIVES ON TO-DO LISTS 4%
- READS GEAR MANUALS 1%
- COFFEE SNOB 30%
- WILLINGNESS TO CHANGE DIRTY DIAPERS 60%
- WEARER OF SKINNY JEANS 70%
- THRIVES ON TO-DO-LISTS 100%