Why I don’t do public Model Calls

Let me let you in on why I don’t do public model calls. In General, when a non-model volunteers for a model call, it is because the photographer wants to shoot a specific look. They need someone who can appear to fill the roll of their ideal client or shooting scenario. Often times, the photographer […]

February 22, 2019


Kylee Ann Marketing Course

I’ve decided to do a blog post on every education investment I have made in past years and will make this year. One of my first education investments was the Kylee Ann Marketing Course. Here is a review I wrote for her shop: “I took the entire marketing course and client experience was definitely my […]

February 18, 2019


How To Stop Shooting For Free

Photographers often ask how they can get their friends and family to stop expecting free photography and I always recall a past post for them (quoted below). JUST TELL THEM. And be okay with not shooting for a while as a result. By doing a social media blast to all of your friends and family, […]

February 15, 2019


What is Gicleè?

The SJP 35% off annual Valentine’s Day Print Sale is LIVE for the very first time! I’m sure by now, many of you have clicked into your galleries and have experienced a little bit of sticker shock on these prints. You see, they are more pricey than just about anything you can purchase publicly as […]

February 11, 2019


Personal Update + Feb Education Goals

Good morning, and HAPPY SUNDAY!!! I just had my first wedding of the year on Thursday and it was the most amazing experience. I am SO EXCITED to keep learning with SJP and continue to serve my brides with the balance of Sincerely Jaclynn Beauty keeping my obsessive nature more…well rounded. ♥ SJB: The Sincerely […]

February 3, 2019


Site Stats at 100 Blog Posts

A couple of weeks ago I saw that I was approaching my 100th blog post. I started this post as a celebration and it turned into reviewing site stats and setting intentions for moving forward. Still a celebration, but let’s check out my Site Stats at 100 Blog Posts! It’s been quiet the ride and […]

January 24, 2019


2019 | It’s Like Grad School

Happy New Year Friends, Brides, Brides-To-Be, Mom and Grandma! 😉 I am so so stinking excited about what is to come this year. I am working full time at Taco Time to 100% fund my education as a Fine Art Wedding Photographer. Every month, I will have education goals and be sharing who I am […]

January 15, 2019


What’s In My Bag | Getting Started

–I typed up this post several weeks ago before enrolling in my intensive lighting course! These are all of the super budget friendly OCF items I am starting with, mostly referred to me by Kylee Ann Studios! If you want to get started with OCF on a budget, these are good places to start! I am […]

July 19, 2018


What’s In My Bag | Light Stand

Hello my photographer friends! As many of you know, I started an intensive light course with Justin & Mary this year and am slowly investing in long term gear for SJP. I started my “Off Camera Flash” education with the cheapest of the cheap to just dive in and get started ASAP. Well, now I […]

July 18, 2018


Pipe Dreams & New Rings

When I launched SJP September 23, 2015, the biggest dream I could dream was getting paid $1,000 to shoot a wedding. I used the term “four figure wedding” like I was training for the Olympics. Some day, I would get paid “four figures” to shoot a wedding. (In my mind that would be $999 Plus […]

July 7, 2018