Category archives: NRP Team

The Most Surprising Effect of Our Internship Program

The Most Surprising Effect of Our Internship Program
6 years ago, I was completely overwhelmed. I finally stopped long enough to realize that I needed help in the studio, and I hired my first intern (link to “meet robin blogpost). I’m not gonna lie - it was incredibly helpful! I got more done and was less stressed because I had help. But this internship program has turned into not only a helpful resource for our studio,[...]

Meet Our 2017 Fall Intern Becca!

Meet Our 2017 Fall Intern Becca!
I am so excited for y'all to meet our amazing Fall intern today! In the past couple of weeks, Becca has quickly become an incredible addition to our team. She's joyful, hard working and loves so many of the same things that we do - her family, photography and Jesus. She has one of the most humble spirits and her willingness to learn is indescribable. Our team has a fu[...]

Izzy’s Summer Internship Experience

Izzy's Summer Internship Experience
This was the first year that we decided to offer a summer internship and I am so grateful for our wonderful intern, Izzy! Our team has a lot going on his season - Nancy's maternity leave, Elizabeth learning that she's expecting twins, temporarily moving our NRP Studio to my parent's house for a month, shooting tons of weddings and sessions, and working towards some ex[...]

Tate Twins Arriving January 2018!

Tate Twins Arriving January 2018!
Y'all. There are just no words for this post, however, I am going to make a valiant attempt because I just have so much love for these two. Elizabeth, our wonderful and oh so talented family photographer, and Robert, are expecting TWINS!!!!! Yes; you heard that right - TWINS! That means double the babies and double the cuteness. Elizabeth and I have a special [...]

Planning for Extended Time OffMaternity Leave 2.0!

Planning for Extended Time Off
“I could never take a sabbatical.” “No one could do my job for me.” “What if they mess up?” “What if I miss an opportunity?” I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again - delegating is one of the hardest, most rewarding aspects of being a business owner. Taking extended time off is one of the most challenging and best things a Type A person like me can do. And the[...]

Meet our Summer 2017 Intern Izzy!

Meet our Summer 2017 Intern Izzy!
Goodness, this year sure has flown by! Just yesterday it feels like we were interviewing tons of amazing applicants for our three 2017 internships. Today, I'm so excited to introduce you to Izzy, our Summer intern. This is the first year that we will have a summer intern and I am so excited about it! With a full season of weddings, a course launch, maternity leave and[...]

Anna’s Intern Experience

Anna's Intern Experience
Sweet Anna has been such a blessing to the NRP Team for the past couple of months and we are so thankful for her kindhearted, relational spirit! I’m excited to let her tell you a little bit about what she has learned through her intern experience! Take it away Anna! You guys, I cannot believe that this internship has already come to an end. I have learned so much f[...]

NRP Studio Refresh

NRP Studio Refresh
One of our big 2017 goals was to refresh our little studio by relocating my desk and making room for our newest studio assistant, Olivia. You may have  seen our team post sneak peaks of the progress on social media (#nrpstudio) and today I'm so excited to finally share the before and after pictures with you! This little studio has been our place of work for a long [...]

The Secret to our Team Meetings

The Secret to our Team Meetings
Wanna know the secret to our team meetings? Stick to a planned agenda! Here's a glimpse behind the exact agenda we use for every single team meeting: NRP's Level 10 Meeting Agenda (as adopted from Traction) 5 Minutes - Prayer and Good News - We each share brief personal and work good news 5 Minutes - Scorecard Review - We report on our individual scorec[...]