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Thank you so much for visiting my blog! Here you can find posts about senior sessions, engagements, and weddings I've done recently, as well as educational content for up and coming photogs! Occasionally I will also write about what I have been up to, in case you want to know more about the girl behind the camera!






I am bursting with excitement to share my experience and take aways from my very first in-person educational workshop that ended last week. This Educational Photography Workshop was geared for both senior and wedding photographers! The five ladies that attended my workshop were phenomenal! They were not only amazing photographers, but sweet, genuine people. Even […]

BTS photo of veil positioning

May 27, 2022

Wedding Consultation tips

If you have been in the photography business for any amount of time, you know the frenzy that occurs around the holiday season and into February! It is a popular time to get engaged, which means that come springtime, many couples start diving into their wedding planning and booking vendors. Booking weddings is exciting. However, […]

March 25, 2022

Mini sessions are amazing for fitting in several quick sessions that are short and sweet.  They’re also a great way to increase revenue while making the most of your time! Typically, minis are only offered on a specific date during a specific time frame, with a limited number of time slots available. Filling up all […]

Top 2 Tips for Successful Mini Sessions

March 18, 2022

Welcome Gifts for Wedding Clients

Have you ever received an unexpected gift from someone? I don’t know about you, but it immediately brings a smile to my face. Even just a thoughtful, “Thank You” card goes a long way! When you send your clients a welcome gift, it makes them feel special and important, because they are! When they sign […]

March 11, 2022

When preparing your spokesmodel team application, there are a few key questions you want to make sure you ask to ensure every member of your team is a great fit! These questions will also give you a bit of insight on your future team members and their personality! Today, I will be sharing five questions […]

5 questions to include when preparing your spokesmodel team application

March 4, 2022

Grow your photography business and invest in yourself with the ACP workshop

I am thrilled to share that registration is live for my first ever in-person workshop on May 18th-20th! The Allison Clarke Photography Workshop Launch is a three day in-person, immersive experience that is intentionally designated to help photographers who are in their first 5 years of business, and want to learn how to build a […]

February 4, 2022

Today on the blog, we are going to hear from my Content writer, Brittany! She is a content writer and online business manager, who runs her small business, Strive to Shine! Read on to learn more about her and what she does for businesses, as well as what she has to say about outsourcing and […]

Outsourcing Your Business | 4 Signs It Is Time to Outsource

January 21, 2022

How to Be the Best Second Shooter at a wedding

Many wedding photographers start out as second shooters at weddings for lead photographers.  I was a second shooter at weddings for years. Now, I am the one hiring second shooters for my own weddings! All the experience I gained from working with main photographers and watching them work was incredibly valuable. Being that I have […]

January 13, 2022

Us photographers are always trying to find new and beautiful locations to shoot our photo sessions. A perfect location, has different backdrops, stunning natural scenery, and space for natural light without a ton of shadows for those light and airy images!  When looking for new areas, here are 3 tips for location scouting that will […]

Behind the scenes photo of photographer taking senior portraits- 3 Tips for Location Scouting

December 17, 2021

3 Things Every Photographer Should Do During Their Off Season

As winter quickly approaches, for many that means a slow season of business is on the horizon. I know here in New Hampshire my calendar starts to clear as nobody wants to venture out into the cold to take photos! However, this doesn’t mean I have nothing to do! There are actually plenty of things […]

December 2, 2021