Cassie Madden Brandl is a professional wedding photographer, podcast host and realtor living in Sheridan, Wyoming. She initially wanted to major in English but finally came to terms with the fact that she loved photography and wanted to make it a career. While she didn’t get into the program at ASU, she did find a job under a photographer in Scottsdale and worked hard until she began shooting her own weddings. Now she does nearly 33 a year, traveling all over to gorgeous places to capture people’s happiness. Read on to learn some of the difficult lessons she’s learned along the way, her favorite podcasts, business books and online learning platforms and her favorite place she’s traveled!