I remember listening in to my first client consultation. I was in the backroom of the basement studio of the photographer I was working for at the time. I simply couldn’t concentrate on my computer work without eavesdropping on the conversation in the next room. After all, how do you convince a bride to trust you with thousands of dollars, especially when there are thousands of other photographers she can choose from?
Since then, I’ve made it a practice to let photographer friends and assistants listen in on my client consultations from the next room. Consultations can be nerve-wracking, especially if you have no idea what’s supposed to happen during one. Here’s your chance to eavesdrop on what my consultations are like, and the five things I do when meeting a couple for the first time.
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