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FALMOUTH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Social media has changed the game of business, making it not only easier to advertise, but also giving aspiring entrepreneurs a chance of making it. For Lauren Sawyer that chance came when she decided to start posting her photos on the popular photo sharing website, Instagram.

Since her first posts on the website four years ago, Sawyer has gained over 11,000 followers. Fans who have enabled her to start her own photography business that she only uses social media to advertise with. She's best known for reflection shots as well as capturing beautiful sunsets. In addition to that, she's also delved into wedding photography. Last year she was hired to photograph 14 weddings.

"I turned a hobby of mine into a profession and it's just kind of unreal," said Sawyer. "Sometimes I don't really know how I got here, but it just kind of happened and I really do love it."

If you'd like to find out more about Lauren Sawyer Photography, you can search her on both Instagram and Facebook.

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