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Small Business Owners: Should You Require a Deposit?

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Should a small business owner require a deposit to secure their services?   Let me set the stage for you: You’re a hairstylist and you’ve recently booked a client for a cut, color, and style appointment this Saturday. The whole service is going to take about three hours, and you’re expecting to make roughly $180. […]

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How to Have a Perfect Wedding Day

Filed in : Business, Wedding

I’m pretty sure if you’re working on planning your wedding, you don’t need another lengthy article about the proper rehearsal dinner etiquette and one size fits all to-do lists. The magazine shelves have enough of those, and you aren’t a cookie cutter bride, so you don’t need cookie cutter advice.   I try to share […]

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Engagement Session in the Mountains | Megan + TJ | Christina Stallard Photography

Filed in : Engagement

After Megan booked me as her wedding photographer, we started planning for her engagement session, and I was so excited about her ideas! Both her and her fiancé, TJ, work as environmental educators, and since I always encourage my couples to pick a location for engagement sessions that is personal to them, she took to […]

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Classic Light Pink and Navy Wedding | Erica + Brandon | Independence, KY | Christina Stallard

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Hands and the Things They Grow | Whitley County Area Farmers | Christina Stallard Photography

Filed in : Business

When Kristin, chef and owner of The Wrigley Taproom and Eatery  (as well as farmer at her own Faulkner Bent Farm) got in touch with me about collaborating on a special project with local farmers, I knew I had to do it. While I’m not originally from the Appalachian region, this is where my roots […]

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8 Ways to Improve Your Photo Editing

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 Raise your hand if you know that taking on any big project can be overwhelming. Raise your other hand if you also know that if you don’t have some plan in place for that project, you are not going to get it done, or at least not in an efficient, successful way… I had to […]

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