Photographer resources

10 years of insider knowledge. Anything and everything from in-camera photography tips to information about running a successful full-time photography business.

Flatlays and styling kits + how to make your own

Flatlays have become a huge trend in wedding photography over the past couple of years. They are a great way to document all of the little personal details that often get overlooked on a wedding day. They also set the tone for a wedding album or gallery. Almost like the exposition…

my 8 hour (or less) wedding editing workflow

When I hear other photographers talking about how long it takes them to edit a wedding, I honestly feel bad for them. It doesn’t have to be that way! At this point in my career, editing a wedding as like performing a well choreographed a dance that I have practiced hundreds of times…

How to start a Wedding Photography Business

Building a photography business takes time. If you’re looking for a shortcut, this is not the business to do that in. Weddings are high pressure and they require every kind of photography there is: Macro, Editorial, Event, Portrait, and MORE. You need to start small, and work your way up…

One-on-One Mentoring

Coffee Q&A

Grab a coffee with me to mastermind your individualized workflow and business needs. We’ll do a portfolio review and cover your post-session creative process, marketing, and professional development.

(2 hours / $200)

Camera Basics

Don't know how to shoot in manual mode? Need a little help figuring out how to work your gear? We will meet up at a photo-worthy location and work it out together.

(1 hour / $100)

Tag-team Photo Session

Shadow me during a real photo session to learn how to use your camera, how to work with clients, and other shooting tips.

(1.5 hours / $350)

Full-day intensive

Spend all day with me. Beginning with Q&A over breakfast, followed by a tag-team photo session and editing. While editing, we will hone your personal style and create one customized color and one black and white preset. We'll finish the day with business goal-setting.

(6 hours / $1000- must be able to shoot in manual mode)

The Lady with the Camera

Rachel Whitehurst is a published wedding photographer based in Kalamazoo Michigan. A queen of multitasking, she is a full-time stay at home / work from home mama. Juggling a successful photography business and family is tough, but she has discovered balance through a well-choreographed workflow.


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