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Tools and courses to elevate your craft and business

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The Editing Bundle

Includes 39 custom presets, 30 stackable production tools, and 30 custom adjustment brushes to speed up your workflow like a pro.

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The Speed Posing Course

Pose with precision and speed without stressing out or drawing blanks. Become confident that you can solve any photo situation.

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The eBook Bundle

Includes The Business of Wedding Photography, Building & Marketing Your Wedding Business, and The Art of Wedding Photography.

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Meet Vanessa

For the past 20+ years, Vanessa has been photographing events, portraits and marketing projects. Her work has been published by Yahoo! News, Grace Ormonde, Style Me Pretty, Rangefinder, Professional Photographer Magazine and more.

She was hired by companies like Bravo, Canon, David Tutera, The Knot and Hilton all while educating tens of thousands of pros worldwide as an influential speaker for well over a decade. 

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She’s a Canon Explorer of Light, an honor given to 5 wedding photographers in the United States, and author of 4 books on photography and business. 

Being a mother of two and a former Spanish teacher, Vanessa knows how to explain concepts in a practical way. Her tangible and open-book style of teaching is loved by over 75,500 subscribers on YouTube and 110,000 on Instagram.

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Save time editing with this preset that I personally use on my outdoor photos to brighten and warm up the scene.

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The Posing Inspiration Guide

Use my poses that your clients will love. Swipe ideas for posing individuals, couples, groups, and details.

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Speed Posing 101

Struggling feeling confident shooting, delivering a variety of images, and posing with precision and speed? This is for you!

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