In the Beginning
When I first picked up a camera, I felt that unmistakable thrill: the power of capturing a moment and preserving it forever. Maybe you've experienced the same. Perhaps, like me, you love capturing the experiences of people from all walks of life. But let's be real, building a photography business is a lot of work. Not only are there the technical aspects of photography like lighting and posing to master, but also the business aspects, like marketing to and booking potential clients.
Owning a Business
I believe that as business owners, we are always learning, and that there is the power of passing that knowledge along to my fellow photographers. Whether it's a hobby or a business; whether you've never picked up a camera or are a seasoned pro wanting to change your style, I am proud of you for making the decision to invest in yourself and it would be my honor to help you meet your goals.
My Education

I have my MA in Education from DePaul, and have taught for many years, so I'm a pro at breaking down complex topics. Whether you're puzzled by the editing process or mystified by landing dream clients, I'll give you clear feedback and concrete next steps to immediately improve your business. I love helping students of all ages and backgrounds achieve their full potential, so I have trained photographers from the age of 4-65 with leveled, custom lessons based on learning style. 


FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS

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NEXT LEVEL YOUR BUSINESS

I help photographers so that they can create a stable income and beautiful photos for generations to come!

OWNING A PHOTOGRAPHY BUSINESS IS HARD WORK. I'M HERE TO SHOW YOU THE ROPES AND GUIDE YOU ALONG THE WAY!

I offer 1:1 photography mentorship in Chicago on a range of topics, including:

– Lighting
– Camera settings
– Website design/ branding/ attracting your dream clients
– Facebook ads/ targeting
– Hands on application and practice
– Social Media

– Client experience
– Pricing and booking
– Business basics
– Portfolio review
– Editing
– Empowering your clients
– Posing

"I walked away with so much information to help me with my family photography business."  

Josselyn Kula 

 I spent an afternoon with Rachel and learned so much! She is so driven, with a talented and creative eye, and very knowledgeable from a business and social media standpoint. She also helped me with shooting flash indoors and harsh lighting outdoors, including posing techniques and tips.

$350

Up to 1 hour of Mentorship 
Q+A
Website and portfolio review 
Face to face online

THE KICKSTART MENTORSHIP EXPERIENCE

$600

Up to 2 hours of Mentorship 
Q+A
Website and portfolio review 
Face to face online 

THE REFRESH MENTORSHIP EXPERIENCE

$2000

Up to 8 hours of Mentorship 
Unlimited topics 
Practical, hands-on experience 
In person meeting within Chicagoland 
6 month follow up call 

THE TOTAL MENTORSHIP EXPERIENCE

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The 1:1 Mentorship Experience

It would be my pleasure to guide you in your photography business and help you achieve your dreams. Reach out today to schedule your mentorship experience.

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