For Creatives

The Key to a Successful Side Hustle

I’ve been in business as a photographer for 8 years, and for all but the last 9 months, I did it while working a full time job. I absolutely know what it’s like to feel like you will never have enough time in the day to get anything done. I understand feeling like you have […]

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5 Things Photographers Should Outsource in 2019

I started outsourcing parts of my photography business a couple years ago, and I will never go back. It has been such a game changer to be able to work ON my business instead of just IN my business. So many people are overwhelmed in their photography business. And for good reason! As photographers and […]

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How I Keep Client Photos Safe

Being a photographer is a profession that deals with a lot of technology. From the fancy cameras we shoot with, to the cards the images are saved to, to the hard drives that everything is stored on, there are a lot of moving tech parts. I started taking image protection a lot more seriously after […]

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The Best 2018 Black Friday Deals for Photographers

It’s the mossssst wonderful tiiiiiiiime of the yearrrrrrr… Okay, okay, okay, shopping is NOT what the holidays are all about, but it sure is fun! I love Black Friday every year because of all the amazing deals I can snag for my business. Because hello, it’s a write off! Also – when you hear ‘write […]

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Easy SEO Tips for Photographers

Does the acronym ‘SEO’ make you break out in a cold sweat? Do you run screaming in the other direction? SEO, or search engine optimization, has a tendency to strike fear in the hearts of most creative entrepreneurs. It can be an overwhelming topic, and because of that it often becomes one of those things […]

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Why I Rebranded to Using my Name as my Business

By now I’m sure you know (or have been annoyed by – sorry!) that I have officially rebranded from Mad Photo and Design to Maddie Peschong Photography. I am so excited about this change that comes after literal years of indecisiveness. It feels so good to not only have a shiny new business name, but […]

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For Creatives

My Wedding Photography Bucket List

This is me putting something out into the universe, and saying if you ever want to shoot a session at Disney World … I’m your girl.

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For Creatives

What’s in My Camera Bag?

I’m obsessed with knowing what tools other photographers use to get their best shots. I think it is so interesting to know what types of lenses different people gravitate toward, and which lenses made which photo.

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For Creatives

48 Must Have Wedding Photos

When I first started as a wedding photographer, I had a general shot list that I worked off of for every wedding. I’m excited to share it with you today!

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My Top Photos in the Shoot and Share Photo Contest

This year was the first year I entered the annual Shoot and Share Photo Contest, and it’s safe to say I am now addicted.

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Why I Stopped Watermarking my Photos

In the photography world, some folks watermark their photos, and some folks don’t. It seems like a really small decision in the grand scheme of things, and while that might be true, it’s a very calculated one. 

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