Top Books To Revolutionize Your Photography Business

Top Books to Revolutionize Your Photography Business

Many times, photographers learn the set up process and get their workflow down - then move onto improving their artistic skill.  This isn't necessarily a bad thing, but it leaves out a very key piece to the business puzzle. Continuing education shouldn't just be a mandated requirement for some careers.  It is really a necessity for all small business owners, especially … [Read more...]

How to answer client questions about files (Video)

How to answer client questions about files

Are you being asked about RAW files, or where other poses are in their gallery? Here is MY plan on how to handle this - includes a script for your use!     Clients are wanting everything for nothing. They want to demand extra proofs, they want the raw files, they’re wanting it nice and quick. How do I combat this with my clients? The answer is communication, … [Read more...]

Taylor Swift Eases Bad Blood With Photographers

Taylor Swift Eases Bad Blood With Photographers

Last month Taylor Swift came under fire from the photography community for some claims of outrageous provisions in her concert contracts.   Bottom line: Her contracts were accused of being "rights-grabbing" and putting photographers in poor bargaining positions - while she sat claiming to Apple that musicians, fellow artists, needed to be fed too.  That's paraphrased in my … [Read more...]

Photography Sessions and No Show Clients

Photography Sessions and No Show Clients

You have been emailing with a potential client, set up a photo shoot date, researched posing and theme ideas, turned down other clients, set up and paid for child care, arrive at the location and wait and wait and wait…a NO SHOW!  You set up a model call and have booked four back-to-back sessions in one day. Again, you have spent time and money on props and pose ideas, … [Read more...]