international + destination wedding photography

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The business of photography is an art. Through education, practice, and sharing from our experiences I wholeheartedly believe we can grow our potential and hone success far beyond our wildest imagination.

courtney bowlden


My mentorship isn't specific to a certain level of photographer as much as it is a service I extend when someone has a particular pursuit on their heart to improve their skills, service, & business. 

We might spend the time covering essentials for a successful business, tools that help, or how to guide your couples with posing while you practice and develop your voice as a photographer.

Sessions are 2-3 hours on average, depending on your priorities, and I do allow you to go on-site with me for certain photography sessions. Due to the nature of my schedule, I do no accept all mentorship requests, but I am always excited to talk and see if it's the right fit for you right now.

One on one learning for the beginner and seasoned photographer with an up close, personal learning experience.

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Resources Just For You...

I know what it's like to dedicate yourself to improvement and growth. To invest your time, money, and belief in what you can become. I believe in you too. Together our stories and experiences build us stronger. I'm honored to share some of mine with you.

interviews and more

my podcast interviews with

Photography fireside

Episode 14: Tips From A Seasoned Pro
Episode 15: Editing, Marketing, & Miracles
Episode 24: Navigating Unforeseen Difficulties

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my podcast interview with

photographer's edit

Episode 420: My approach and processes to engagement sessions and the importance of communication, connection, and preparation. Plus, my favorite bag gear!

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join a workshop

Expand your experience with posing, capturing better photos consistently, overcoming low lighting, knowing your camera, and even the business management side of things in a future workshop.

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download our free guide

engagement & weddings

At the heart of it all is confidence and commitment in the services you deliver. Your work begins long before the day of your client's event, and your dedication makes all the difference. Check out the guide I provide all my clients and use it to create one of your own if you'd like.

© courtney bowlden photography 2021

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