Transform Your Photography with Personalized 1-1 Mentorship

Are you ready to elevate your wedding and portrait photography business to new heights? Join me, Jackie Watson, for a personalized mentorship program tailored specifically for photographers like you. Whether you’re looking to refine your artistic skills, streamline your business operations, or boost your income, my 1-1 mentorship will provide the guidance and support you need to achieve your goals.

Have you ever felt, “I know there’s a more efficient way to run my photography business…”

If you find yourself constantly battling against the current, trying to juggle the demands of your creative passion for photography with the realities of running a business, you’re not alone. It’s time to discover a better way – a path where your photography business thrives without sacrificing your personal joy and balance. My mentorship approach is designed to streamline your workflow, enhance your brand authenticity, and simplify the complexities of business management and marketing. Together, we can transform your daily grind into a harmonious blend of success and fulfillment.

Why Choose 1-1 Mentorship?

Customized Guidance

Every photographer is unique, and so are their business challenges. My mentorship program is customized to address your specific needs, ensuring you get the most relevant advice and strategies.

Proven Strategies

Benefit from my wealth of experience in building a successful 6-figure photography business. Learn the same strategies and workflows that have helped me and countless others thrive in this competitive industry.

Work/Life Balance

As a hands-on mom and business owner, I understand the importance of balancing professional success with personal fulfillment. Together, we’ll create a plan that allows you to excel in your business while enjoying a fulfilling personal life.

Hey, I’m jackie –

A wedding and portrait photography mentor dedicated to guiding passionate photographers like you.

With years of experience navigating the marketing world and capturing life’s most beautiful moments, I’ve transitioned from photographer to brand coach and business growth strategist. I’ve learned what it takes to grow a creative business, and as a mom to a lively toddler, I’ve mastered doing it all with a little one in tow. So trust me, I understand the hustle, the passion, and the occasional overwhelm that comes with building something meaningful.

That’s why I’ve crafted this photography mentorship program specifically for wedding and portrait photographers. It’s for the storytellers, the dreamers, and the innovators who are ready to turn their visions into a thriving business. Whether you’re just starting out or are deep into your journey, this program is designed to align your creative spirit with solid, actionable business strategies.

If you’re looking to carve out a special niche in the photography world, make your mark, and juggle it all without dropping the ball, you’re in the right place.

For Photographers in the Wedding and Portrait Fields

This mentorship program is crafted for wedding and portrait photographers who have a deep love for capturing life’s special moments and are eager to elevate their business. Whether you’re just starting out and need a solid foundation, or you’re a seasoned professional looking to fine-tune your approach, this program is designed to support your unique journey.

If you often feel overwhelmed by the demands of running your business, struggle to differentiate yourself in a crowded market, or wish for a better balance between your professional and personal life, this mentorship is for you. We’ll work together to navigate these challenges, harness your unique strengths, and create a thoughtful plan that aligns with your artistic vision and business aspirations. If you’re ready to transform your passion into a fulfilling, sustainable business, this 1-on-1 mentorship could be the perfect next step.

What to Expect

  • Personalized Feedback: Receive tailored feedback on your portfolio, website, and marketing materials to enhance your professional image.
  • Business Strategy Development: Learn how to create and implement effective business strategies that drive growth and profitability.
  • Branding and Marketing: Discover how to build a strong, authentic brand that resonates with your target audience.
  • Client Management: Master the art of client communication, booking processes, and delivering exceptional customer experiences.
  • Workflow Optimization: Get insights into efficient workflows for editing, culling, and managing your time effectively.

The Photo Mentorship


I offer three tailored mentorship options specifically for photographers. Whether you’re looking to refine your brand identity, streamline your editing and workflow processes, or enhance your creative techniques, each program is designed to keep your unique artistic vision and passion for photography at the forefront.

Beginner Photographers

For new photographers looking to build a strong foundation in wedding and portrait photography.

Basics of Photography: Learn the fundamentals of camera settings, composition, and lighting techniques.

Brand Identity: Develop a unique brand identity that reflects your personal style and attracts your ideal clients.

Portfolio Building: Guidance on creating a compelling portfolio that showcases your best work.

Client Interaction: Tips for effective communication and building strong relationships with your clients.

Workflow Essentials: Introduction to efficient workflows for editing, culling, and delivering final products.


for a 2-day mentorship
(In person at my studio or via Zoom)

Growing Photographers

For photographers with some experience looking to refine their skills and expand their business.

Advanced Techniques: Master advanced photography techniques and creative approaches to elevate your work.

Brand Enhancement: Strengthen your brand identity and ensure consistency across all platforms.

Marketing Strategies: Learn effective marketing tactics to attract more clients and increase bookings.

Client Management: Advanced client management strategies for providing exceptional service and retaining clients.

Workflow Optimization: Improve your editing and culling processes to save time and enhance productivity.


for a 3-day mentorship
(In person at my studio or via Zoom)

Established Photographers

For seasoned photographers aiming to scale their business and achieve long-term success.

Expert Techniques: Hone your skills with expert-level photography techniques and creative innovation.

Brand Authority: Establish your photography brand as a leader in the industry with advanced networking and positioning strategies.

Advanced Business Scaling: Strategies for scaling your business, including marketing, SEO, outsourcing, and building a larger client base.

Client Experience: Elevate the client experience to build loyalty and generate word-of-mouth referrals.

Advanced Workflow: Implement cutting-edge workflows and automation to maximize efficiency and focus on growth.


for a 4-day mentorship
(In person at my studio or via Zoom)

Why take this journey?

Because your story deserves to be captured and shared. In the digital age, where everyone shouts to be heard, your photography brand deserves to shine. With my blend of real-world experience, marketing expertise, and a touch of creative magic, we’ll elevate your brand from a whisper in the crowd to a resonating voice that captures hearts and minds through stunning visuals and compelling narratives.

One-on-One Photography mentorship

Let’s bring balance and authenticity back to your photography business.

As a Creative Business Strategist and Brand Coach, I stand at the crossroads of creativity and business efficiency, offering a unique blend of coaching that empowers photographers to not only craft compelling brands but also master the art of running a seamless, prosperous business. My expertise extends from the nuanced art of brand storytelling and visual identity to the strategic implementation of business resources, CRM systems, and automation tools designed to streamline your operations.

I’m passionate about helping solo photographers find the perfect harmony between their creative vision and the logistical demands of business management. As a mom with a toddler (and baby #2 on the way), I understand the unique challenges of balancing a growing business with family life. With a focus on creating powerhouse workflow processes, my aim is to reintroduce balance and authenticity into the heart of your photography business, ensuring you have more time to savor life and cherish family moments.

Let’s kick things off with a (completely free) discovery call!