I was cutting my clients short and they deserved better

Over the summer I really sat down and looked at what I was offering my clients. A photo session and a DVD of their images. I offered prints, canvases, and albums, but hardly anyone would purchase these, everyone just wanted the DVD. I realized that I was cutting my...

Portraits for Cancer Patient

I first met Shelley and her husband Larry in 2004 when I was on summer staff at Ironwood Christian Camp in Newberry Springs, California. Her sense of humor and outgoing spirit made her likeable immediately. Over the years, I have gotten to know the Conways better and...

When and Why I Started Blogging

I started blogging way back in October 2010, when I first made my photography hobby into an actual business. I feel like I’ve come a long ways since then.  I’ve changed my blog layout and design several times. I’ve tried to blog about topics that...

Wish Upon a Name | Logos for your Individuality

I am excited about today’s blog post!  Katie and I had mutual friends through church, but we didn’t officially meet until I heard they were adopting a little girl from Korea. As a way to be an encouragement to Katie and her husband Brad, some friends put...

Family Rep 2.0 | Jodi Byrnes Photography

Last year I launched my first ever Family Rep Program and it was a great success. I had two different families representing me and I think it was a great experience for everyone. The Pillsbury family and the Patterson family both agreed they enjoyed their sessions...

A New Direction

I want to share something with you that has been on my heart for quite some time. When I first got into photography it almost just happened for me. I realize it doesn’t happen that way for everyone, but for me it did. I have always loved to take pictures and...