Interview with Vanessa Joy

Vanessa Joy Cr.Photog.

This in-depth interview with wedding photographer Vanessa Joy, she takes us back to Vanessa’s origins with photography and the development of her iconic bright and airy style. Vanessa also shares how she systemizes her customer experience and how she went from working solo to creating an entire team. The interview also features responses from Vanessa’s two assistants present during a portion of the interview. Managing your business takes a village, and as a parent and business woman Vanessa has learned how to value her time and balance it all.

Vanessa Joy Bio

Vanessa Joy has been an influential wedding photographer in the photography community for years. Starting her photographic journey in 1998, she has since earned 5 college degrees, started her own business in 2008, and began teaching around the world in 2009. Vanessa has spoken at almost every major convention and platform in the industry such as CreativeLIVE, The Wedding School, Clickin' Moms, WPPI, ShutterFest, Imaging USA Trade Show, PPA related conventions, in addition to hosting personal workshops and numerous small business and photography conventions around the globe. Recognized for her talent and more so her business sense, her clients love working with her and industry peers love to learn from her generous, informative and open-book style of teaching. Find her at and