How Nicole Tripled Her Photo Income as a Mom

How Nicole Tripled Her Photo Income as a Mom 

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Are you wondering if it’s possible to build a photography business as a mom? I’m so excited to share my conversation with Nicole Watford. She is a former teacher turned photographer specializing in maternity, newborn, and baby’s first year based in Columbia, South Carolina. Nicole is a mom of 2 and has built her business alongside motherhood

During our conversation, Nicole shares her transition from teaching to photography, as well as balancing business with motherhood and her evolution into a full-service photography model. 

Nicole talks about the success she’s had increasing her revenue while being able to serve fewer clients and, in turn, give them a higher experience. She emphasizes the importance of knowing your numbers, setting long-term goals, and aligning your business with your personal values, especially in motherhood. For Nicole, this meant making intentional choices that aligned with her family goals and allowed her to build a business that valued time with her family above anything else. 

Nicole’s story is a reminder that if you’re willing to stay focused and stay true to yourself and your values, you can create a business that supports your dreams and your family. 

In this episode, we chat about:

  • Nicole’s journey going from teacher to photographer 
  • Where she started with her pricing and offerings and what her business looks like now with full-service 
  • The importance of knowing your numbers 
  • Nicole’s advice on if you’re feeling stuck

Resources Mentioned in This Episode

  • Episode 10 – $300 Photographers vs. $3K Photographers

Connect with Nicole

Instagram: @nicolewatfordphotography


Connect with Christa

Want more info on adding in prints and products for BIG sales? Send me a DM on Instagram @‌christa_rene or check out my website

More about the Uncapped Photographer Podcast

The Uncapped Photographer Podcast is a podcast for established photographers teaching them how to uncap their offerings and setup in their photography business without the burnout. Every other week, Christa Rene Robinson will share the clear and concise actions you need to take to grow your photography business. This is the info she WISH someone had told her much, much sooner that would have allowed her to grow even FASTER!

This podcast is for you if you are ready to hit the next level in your business and income so you can build the life of your dreams!

Christa is a wife, mom, and photographer turned business coach with 10 years of experience in the industry. If you’d like to connect or work with Christa, reach out to her on Instagram @‌christa_rene. You can also learn more about her on her website





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