Confession: I’m not an amazing photographer. I’m not naturally creative with my art, and I am better at duplicating technical skills than I am at creating original pieces of photographic art. I’m not known in “those” circles as a rockstar photographer. I spend more time on my iPhone camera than I do with my Canon Mark III.

My heart has always been for business. My first camera (a Canon 20D) was a way for me to document my life and family, but that camera brought me to the point of being a business strategist for nontraditional photographers. It was a means that I pursued and that led me to my true passion: teaching what I learned the hard way so others don’t have to go through the fog of figuring out how to make a business out of ...

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