Who needs a photographer these days? Everybody carries nice cameras around with them on their smartphone anyway. Plus, YouTube is full of tutorials and tips for how to take your own professional-looking photos. What is the point of hiring a professional photographer? The world becomes more inundated with visual content every day. How are business […]
What keeps you and your clients on the same page?
The pages of your photography contract!
If you have already worked in photography, you understand how important it is to have a solid contract. It protects both you and the client in the event of a misunderstanding. However, a portrait photography job is so much different than working as a food photographer or shooting product photography.
So, what do you need to include in a brand photography proposal? Here are my top 5 recommendations.
I was listening to the Creative Exponent podcast today, where they were interviewing Jena Holliday from a Spoonful of Faith about your voice… Something Shanna said really hit me. She heard a quote from someone about us “trusting what comes out of your hands.”
Photography is a big world. If you’ve ever tried different types of photography, you know how different each one can be.
Though the technical skills of working the camera may be the same, the overall skills (and endurance) you’ll need for a newborn shoot are vastly different from what you’ll need for weddings.
The same is true when you move from the world of family photography to commercial photography. Plus, commercial photography has a lot of niches for which you’ll…
When I knew deep down it was time to make the leap and go after what I really wanted in life, it was pretty daunting. I had so many ideas, emotions, plans swirling around in my head, but I wasn’t really sure where to start. I just knew that my corporate career wasn’t meant for me to do long term. I loved the job. I loved the people I worked with. But…something was missing. Deep down, I craved more. I knew there was something else I was supposed to be doing with my life.
So slowly, I started. I took one step toward practicing photography at every one of my friend’s kid’s birthday parties I could. I booked a day full of mini-sessions….
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