Since I officially closed my books, I’ve had photographers asking me how I knew it was time to step away from photography and dive full force into education.After having almost...
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Rise Photo Academy
Welcome to the new all-in-one solution to thriving as a professional photographer.
RISE covers everything you need to know to book your dream clients, shoot and edit like a pro, stay organized, and take your business to the next level.
DC Presets for Lightroom & Adobe Camera Raw
Get clean, natural, and consistently beautiful photos in just one click.
“These presets are giving me the look I've been dreaming of. They're just perfect.”
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Hey, you passionate business owner!
I’m Dawn Charles.
I’m an intimate wedding and couple photographer (and a total editing nerd) based in Bend, Oregon, who spent years fine-tuning my craft and struggling to figure this whole business thing out.
But along the way, I realized I didn’t have to do it all on my own. And neither do you.
Dawn's given me hours back in my business. Not all photographers should be teachers, but Dawn just gets it – and you can tell she loves doing it. She’s taught me everything I need to know about editing, and her presets and workflows have given me hours back in my business. She’s open, honest, and a literal ray of sunshine.
Client Workflow Roadmap
Need an incredible, streamlined client workflow?
Check out this free guide for a roadmap of every step I take with my clients from inquiry to all the final touch-points. It's full of helpful info, resources, and discount codes!
I’m not a pro at work-life balance, and I’m certainly not the poster child for a solid morning routine, but I have been trying to find consistency in these three...
Taking off my mom hat and putting on my business hat today so I can bring you my best tips for Q2 goal setting!
Did you hear? Rise Photo Academy just got a makeover! This is something that has been in the back of my mind for several months, and I finally decided that 2022...