ben finch

Ben Finch is a Wedding & Commercial Photographer at Finch Photo and Consultant at Finch Creative Education. Ben's diverse career story as a professional musician, motivational speaker, college professor, business consultant, pastor, and designer has given him a unique perspective in the creative space. In 2020, at the request of numerous industry friends, Ben revisited his role as consultant and began helping creative business owners learn how to run healthy & profitable businesses. When not traveling the world for photography commissions, he resides on their East Tennessee farm with his wife, Joy, their 4 kids: Brennan, Knox, Molly and Sawyer, and their Weimaraner, Hank.

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Ashton is a destination film photographer based out of Victoria with a love for medium format cameras. Born and raised in West Yorkshire, England until he found and married the love of his life in the Caribbean before starting a new chapter together in Australia. Ashton has been named one of the top wedding photographers in the world by Harper's Bazaar, and has been featured in top wedding publications such as Vogue, Magnolia Rouge, Wedding Sparrow, Cosmopolitan, Fifty-Four, Martha Stewart Weddings and many more.  

There's a language we ALL know without realizing: body language. Ashton believes that gesture and quietness are the key to achieving the natural softness and calm attitude for this kind of shoot. He is passionate about shooting film and loves the authentic and timeless photographs which capture the softness, grainy, delicate and beautiful details.

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charla storey & jennefer wilson

Charla & Jennefer have a combined expertise and experience of over 30 years offer a unique and impactful perspective to photography education. Education shouldn't be boring—our laid-back but pointed approach to teaching has been said to be "like hanging out with besties with a glass of wine," but walking away with the know-how to make actionable changes in your business.

fer juaristi

Fer is a Mexican destination wedding photographer who loves indie games, weird music, and artsy movies. 

Fer abandoned the idea of a “job” to devote himself completely into seeking purpose, evolving along the way. On those steps his identity was completely linked to his family. He has 3 children, they are his teachers and his engine, Fer's dream is to help them find their own voice.

john dolan

John Dolan has woven a career of advertising, editorial and fine art photography over the past 30 years. He is the author of The Perfect Imperfect The Wedding Photographs of John Dolan, published by Damiani Books. Recent clients include Naomi Biden, AnnaSophia Robb & Kate Bosworth.

“What I love about John’s pictures is how his lovely soul comes through in the moments he sees in other people. John has photographed our family for 20 years. It is, to us, a priceless view of who we are and wouldn’t exist without his gifted shutter, lens and eye.” - Jerry Seinfeld

jen olmstead

Jen Olmstead is the co-founder and lead designer of TONIC, a website + marketing template shop for the modern entrepreneur. You might have seen her work for clients like Jenna Kutcher, KT Merry, Chris Loves Julia, Amy Porterfield, Bossbabe, and more. When she’s not designing, Jen splits her time cooking, pouring cocktails, buying fonts, homeschooling, trying to make Instagram fun again, and writing TONIC’s famous #longandweird newsletter, where she tells stories and nerds out about great marketing.

magi fisher

While “attorney” and “wedding photographer” may be considered an uncommon professional pairing, Magi Fisher is both. Magi combined her passion with her expertise to create a business that provides creative entrepreneurs with detailed legal contract templates and business resources. As a creative herself, Magi understands the importance of preparation and is devoted to using her talent and craft to lift others up. The Artists’ Lawyer does just that by offering clients the tools they need to protect the very things they have worked so hard to build. 

For Magi, success is always an evolving definition, and one that she consistently reevaluates. Over the years, she has built a team that has set her up for exponential growth. She says that doing so has freed her up to focus on high-level aspects of her business and more specific visionary growth. 

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