Telling your own truth takes an immense amount of courage. No matter how painful or uncomfortable, if confronted, it allows us to have healthier relationships with others around us and more importantly — ourselves. When Wendy VonSosen of the San Francisco Bay area let us in on the new series she was venturing into, we knew it would rank among "the good stuff" so many of us wait to hear as we go about our days. We knew that when she brought the world Quite Honestly, she would

If you are a wedding photographer than you know that there isn't always an opportunity to chat it up with the coordinator or location host in between key moments. Now that the schedule has lightened up, circle back with those people to develop relationships that could create open ended opportunities in next year's season. Maybe you could compile a mini sample album from your favorite engagement session or a link to a slideshow from the last wedding you did together? Meanwhile, you can bounce referrals back to them

Whether you are winding down from summer's wedding season or you're gearing up for upcoming fall and holiday sessions soon to be upon you, now is a good time to work in developing new, local vendor relationships. Just working on one new contact a month can make a huge difference in your bottom line this year! This month, make a point to contact someone you have worked with in the past or maybe even a local business that has a similar style to you. Don't work yourself

CONNECTING TO YOUR VOICE AND YOUR STORY With Amanda Voelker October 17th – October 30th, 2016 Registration now open When it comes to finding artistic voice, the task seems daunting and one often feels lost in the search. Questions such as, “How do I find my voice?” and “How do I make the story I am yearning to tell cohesive, honest, beautiful and mine?” are asked on repeat. Amanda will teach you how to connect deeply with yourself and your vision and create strong connections within your work. Through understanding, forging

The time has come to reveal what we've been working hard on for the past months! A brand new site for Bloom! It's been over 4 years since we had our first re-brand and to be honest, we feel we've grown up a bit. So with the new site, you'll see it's cleaner (aka easier on the eyes), a bit modern and super easy to navigate. Everything you need to know is on our HOME page and that includes our sought after WORKSHOPS. Just