Posts in Behind the Scenes
2018 Review, 2019 goals

Last year was a big year for me. My first as a Mama, my first as a business owner. I’ve learned a lot and so many fun things happened both personally and in my business life. I love looking back at the previous year to see where I’ve been and what I’ve done and what I’ve learned. And I’m even more excited for this year and the opportunities it brings! So here’s a recap of 2018 and my goals and hopes for 2019. 

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top 3 things that helped my business in 2018

Last year, I was an eager photographer hoping to grow my business into one that had been around for years. I was dreaming of BOOM! Instant success. Well, it didn’t work out that way. Businesses take time to grow, they need to be nurtured and grown nice and slow to get consistent results. I’m still telling myself this today, one year later. But the seeds I sowed over the past year, is growing and I’m seeing the results of some of the things I’ve done!

It took a lot of hard work and hustle over the past year but these are the top three things that helped my business GROW in 2018.

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5 things I learned my first official year in business

One year ago today, I became an official business! As in I got my LLC and federal tax id, all the super fun legalities of being a registered business owner in the US and VA. And what a year it had been! I was full of hopes to make this dream of mine a reality, and there have been so many things I’ve learned along the way. I’m sharing the top five things I’ve learned in my first year of business as a wedding photographer!

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Behind the Scenes 2018

Now time for the fun behind the scenes post! I always love these because it’s just so fun to take a peek at what really happens on a wedding day! Social media is always pretty pretty pictures but not so much the work, laughs and bloopers that went behind those gorgeous portraits! So, without further adieu, here’s some behind the scenes at MJ Mendoza Photography in 2018!

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