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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: […]

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#001. How Service-Based Selling will Transform Your Business: 3 Essential Steps that will Turn Prospects into Paying Clients

#002. Friendzone to Endzone: How Befriending Your Potential Client Can Make them a Paying Customer

#003. New Business Owner? Here are 3 Things You MUST Do As Soon As You Start Your Business

#004. 3 Fast & Easy Ways to Up Your Instagram Game & Bring in New Leads TODAY

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Do I even need to say it: rest is important. Taking a break – mentally, physically, emotionally – from work is important. We aren’t machines. We are a whole being, and taking a break to savor the goodness of this world is an essential part of being human! I think that in the world we […]

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8 Ways to Plan a Vacation from Work & Social Media on Your Next Trip

Aug 23, 2019

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 […]

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A (Super Late!) Welcome to Our Summer Intern

Jul 14, 2019

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 […]

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

Feb 5, 2019

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 […]

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FAQs about hiring an associate wedding photographer | HBP Team

Nov 19, 2018

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 […]

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

Sep 13, 2018

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 […]

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6 Steps I Took to Get Paid to Travel as a Wedding Photographer

Sep 11, 2018

This year has been even more full, exciting and busy than the last. Over the last 12 months, I’ve mentored more than 10 new & growing photographers and small business owners. It’s a joy and a privilege to join other photographers & creative entrepreneurs on their journey to building a successful photography business, and I’m […]

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2018 Wedding Photography Internship Program in Washington, DC | Now Accepting Applications | Hannah Bjorndal Photography

Dec 7, 2017

I remember being incredible confused and frustrated when I was trying to figure out what equipment was essential to shooting weddings. I had been a second shooter for a few different wedding photographers, but they had SO MUCH gear, and I knew I neither needed nor could afford all of that stuff. What do you […]

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What photography equipment do I need to start shooting weddings?

Feb 2, 2017

This post is one in a series about how I went full time with my wedding photography business. Check out this first post before reading, and keep following along for continuing advice over the next few weeks! Any marketing professional or business coach is going to tell you this right off the bat – you […]

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Going Full Time: Defining Your Brand to Book the Right Clients

Jan 29, 2017


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