Here at The Branch, we are always talking about all the amazing people we get the chance to work with. From planners to venues, there are some pretty awesome people in this industry. One of those extremely talented professionals is John with John Cain Photography. His passion for his work definitely shines through his photos. Another cool fact about John is his creation of The Dallas Wedding Collective. This little blue book showcases the best of the best vendors in the Dallas area.
“John is an uber talented go-getter who has a real passion for his craft. He has the ability to capture someone’s personality in a single photo. I knew from the moment I met him, he had the drive to strive in this industry. I trust his work so much, he even did my family portraits.” – debby j
What is your favorite memory with Debby, or The Branch?
Debby made me feel like a million bucks when we met for the first time. She and the Branching Out Team created this incredible Ralph Lauren inspired tablescape in the Crescent Club a few years ago that dropped my jaw. When talking with Debby while she was on a ladder we made the connection that her husband practiced law with my uncle of all things! This came about when she said they had just stayed in Red River, NM and it’s where my family has gone for years! Debby is an instant friend.
How did you get into photography?
Do you ever remember being incredibly excited to go back to the drug store, for me it was Cooter’s Village Camera, to get the pictures back from a disposable camera? Printed pictures have always meant a lot to me. I’m nostalgic. It grew from an early interest, to a trade, to a career.
Give us the story on how your business came to be?
I apprenticed under a photographer in college my senior year. When asked to photograph a friend’s wedding it was a unique opportunity to create a business to support myself through a graduate school program to study the Bible for a year.
What can a client expect when they visit your office?
A client can expect to feel welcomed!
What’s one thing we might be surprised to learn about you?
I have a degree in Spanish!
Tell me about the Dallas Wedding Collective.
The Wedding Collective is a book and a network. The goal of the Wedding Collective is to create a strong impression around the referrals within it. I love the trust it fosters for a prospective client wondering who to meet with. We’re all different and have our unique strengths, but the collective is made up of companies who strive to work with similar values of quality for their clients.
What made you want to create something like the Dallas Wedding Collective?
I am a firm believer that word of mouth is the strongest method of gaining new business in our industry, and clients are frequently asking for referrals. Word of mouth travels really well when given a vehicle and I wanted to create a luxury car, so to speak. We have a lot of incredible talent in Dallas that rivals other metropolitan areas. We have an even more unique culture of entertaining and celebrating. It’s worth sharing the names and faces behind the businesses that make our celebrating so great!