Trish Laver Photography: At the age of 19 I built a successful portrait and wedding business from the ground up. Over 7 years I have continued to educate myself on photography techniques, business tactics and social media management.

Business website: trishlaverphotography.com

Business Instagram: @trishlaverphoto

Top 5 skills learned:

- Managing client expectations

- Taking a photo shoot idea from concept to creation

- Working on a deadline

- Getting clients to open up and feel relaxed in front of the camera

- Using a small advertising budget wisely and efficiently