Can you relate to me on this? When I used to hear the word “salesman” this was the picture that came to mind: a sleazy man with slicked-back hair in an oversized suit selling used cars for way more than their worth. Bonus points if the suit is polyester. Or, how about another visual picture: […]

August 23, 2019

ALL, Business, Education for Photographers

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How an Entry-Level Sales Rep Job Changed My Life | Hannah Bjorndal

We have had the absolute DELIGHT of hosting another summer intern this year! Caelan has been with HBP since May so it is about time we introduce her! Give us a 30-second introduction: Hello!! My name is Caelan Ulke, and I am currently a junior at Grove City College, pursuing a degree in Communication Studies […]

July 14, 2019

ALL, Business, Education for Photographers

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A (Super Late!) Welcome to Our Summer Intern | Caelan | Hannah Bjorndal

Wedding photography internship season is upon us! As I’ve been reflecting on the 2018 year, hiring interns was without a doubt one of the best and most joyful elements of the entire year. I’m so please to announce that HBP will be hiring a SUMMER INTERN for the 2019 season! Since starting my business, I’ve […]

February 5, 2019

ALL, Business, Education for Photographers

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2019 Wedding Photography Summer Internship Program in Washington, D.C. | Now Accepting Applications | Hannah Bjorndal Photography

On Saturday, Evan and I headed to our favorite local coffee shop, Republik, and spent several hours talking out our 2019 goals. They included career goals, personal goals, goals as a couple, financial goals, and more. As ridiculous as it sounds, goal-setting has slowly become one of our favorite things. While our minds definitely operate […]

December 31, 2018

ALL, Business, Personal

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7 Steps to Making Your 2019 Goals a Reality Next Year | Hannah’s Personal 2019 Goals | HBP

It is with great joy and excitement that I introduce to you Cassie Tobias, associate photographer and the newest member of the HBP team! Cassie is incredibly talented and a delight with which to work. Starting as an intern last spring, she was such an easy choice when I decided to add a new photographer […]

November 21, 2018

Business

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Introducing: Cassie Tobias | Associate Wedding Photographer | HBP Team

As we’ve been hinting and alluding to for several weeks (and months!), the HBP team is GROWING and we’ve hired an associate who will begin booking & shooting her own weddings in 2019! In anticipation of a lot of questions about this new addition to our team, we’ve created this FAQ post about the new […]

November 19, 2018

Business, Education for Photographers, Partnerships & Collaborations

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FAQs about hiring an associate wedding photographer | HBP Team

If you’ve been following along with my business over the last year, you know that 2018 was my first year for the Hannah Bjorndal Wedding Photography Internship Program! I had two fabulous interns in the spring, Cassie & Wendy, and another fantastic intern this summer, Grace! Grace just finished her internship a few weeks ago […]

September 13, 2018

Business, Education for Photographers

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A Summer Internship in Review: Grace | Hannah Bjorndal Wedding Photography Internship Program

I don’t know about you, but I’m a big fan of traveling. Not only am I a big fan, but I kind of need it! Maybe that sounds dramatic and VERY #firstworldproblems, but the truth is that as an artist, being inspired and refreshed is essential. And it just so happens that traveling and photographing […]

September 11, 2018

Business, Education for Photographers, Travel

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6 Steps I Took to Get Paid to Travel as a Wedding Photographer | Destination Weddings | Hannah Bjorndal Photography

Let’s give a HUGE warm welcome to my summer wedding photography intern, Grace! At the beginning of the year, I launched my Washington, D.C. wedding photography internship program. You guys, it has been SO much fun! I absolutely love having an intern! It’s been a joy-filled, uplifting and surprisingly rewarding experience. I’m planning on continuing […]

June 13, 2018

Business

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Welcome to Our Summer Intern: Grace | Washington, D.C. Wedding Photography Internship Program | Hannah Bjorndal Photography