Category Archives: Business


Friendship Day

Friendship Day is August 6th. Friends are a valuable asset and we all have those friends who are always there for us. This day is not really a thing in the USA but I really […]

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Small Business Documentary Sessions

Why does my small business need a documentary session? “I’ve got product photos on my website, what more do I need?” Does this sound like you or someone you know with a small business? Most […]

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Giving Back

I’m going green this month but not for St. Patrick’s Day. I spend a lot of time outdoors between my running and photography. I love spending time in nature whether it’s in my own backyard […]

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New in 2017: Portraits

Portraits are coming! Portraits are coming! This year I am planning to add portraits to my mix of offerings. I don’t have a timeline for this yet, as I need to build up a good […]

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Book Review: How to Sell Art

My business book for January was How to Sell Art by J. Jason Horejs. I give it 4 out of 5 stars. The book was 207 pages but an easy read. I read it in […]

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2016 Reading List

I love reading. Reading gives me a way to relax and escape the demands of the real world. My goal for 2016 is to read 55 books. I hope to read five per month, which […]

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2016 Business Goals

January is a time for resolutions. But I prefer goals. I have never been good at making, and keeping resolutions. I do think it’s always a good idea to think about and reflect on the […]

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Goodbye 2015

As 2015 comes to a close I am reflecting back over everything that has happened and all that I have accomplished this year. I have been working hard this year to open shop on January […]

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Business Opening Soon

As the end of the year draws near so does the official launch of my business, J Volden Photography. I have been working towards opening a business for about two or three years but really […]

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Why Photography?

I remember being fascinated by my parents Minolta SLR as a child. I can still recall pulling the mahogany┬ácamera bag out of their closet and trying to figure out what all the knobs and settings […]

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