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Information on the business side of running a photography studio.

Photo Culling: Beyond the Technical
9 months ago

Photo Culling: Beyond the Technical

By  •  Skills, Tips, Shooting

If you’ve ever had a client order a massive canvas of a photo you included in your delivered images because you liked the “feeling” of it (or because it captured …
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Getting Your Photographs Published – 5 Tips for Success
9 months ago

Getting Your Photographs Published – 5 Tips for Success

By  •  Tips, Marketing, Growth

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of having your images published on a glossy magazine page. If one of the goals on your vision planning board is getting published, …
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Online Scheduling Tools for Photographers
10 months ago

Online Scheduling Tools for Photographers

Whether you’re meeting a potential couple for a consultation, booking a family portrait session, or getting ready to deliver a client’s beautiful new KISS book, the process of booking appointments …
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Tips for Defusing Tension during a Photoshoot
10 months ago

Tips for Defusing Tension during a Photoshoot

By  •  Skills, Tips, Shooting

Most photographers will tell you that among the many hats you’ll wear as a professional, one of them will be similar to that of a rodeo clown – a brightly …
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A New POV on the Exposure Triangle via PetaPixel
10 months ago

A New POV on the Exposure Triangle via PetaPixel

By  •  Skills, Tips, Shooting

A new article from PetaPixel examines the basis of every photographer lesson – the Exposure Triangle. Titled: “The Exposure Triangle Sucks, Here’s Why”, it is a new way of …
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How to send Client Questionnaires as a Photographer
10 months ago

How to send Client Questionnaires as a Photographer

Client Questionnaires – More Than Just Contact Information

What sort of questions do you ask your clients? A client questionnaire is one of the most important tools you can …
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Word of Mouth Marketing Using Facebook Groups
10 months ago

Word of Mouth Marketing Using Facebook Groups

One of the most valuable forms of marketing a photographer can tap into is word of mouth referrals. Though they can seem elusive, finding ways to get your current clients …
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Setting Expectations as a Photographer: Shot Lists & Clichéd Photos
11 months ago

Setting Expectations as a Photographer: Shot Lists & Clichéd Photos

As photographers, especially wedding photographers, we’ve all experienced this moment. The email with the endless list of “must have” shots. The invitation to a shared Pinterest board full of “inspiration”. …
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Building Business Relationships as a Professional Photographer
11 months ago

Building Business Relationships as a Professional Photographer

By  •  Tips, Marketing, Growth

As many folks who’ve been small business owners for awhile can tell you, running your own business, especially if you work from home, can be incredibly isolating. While many of …
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How to Create an Operations Manual for your Photography Business
11 months ago

How to Create an Operations Manual for your Photography Business

By  •  Tips, Growth, Biz

Why You Need An Operations Manual & Why The Busy Season is the Best Time To Start One

For the small business owning creative, the rigour and structure of the traditional …
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