After 19 years of being a professional photographer, in January I stepped back and asked my team three questions. Are we serving our clients to the best of our ability?
The real estate market is very competitive and professional photography is a simple thing that will mean the difference between making a sale or not. Professional real estate photography could be a great side hustle to add to your photography business.
Last month, we discussed the foundations of building a successful photography business. We talked about reframing your mindset to start seeing sales as an opportunity to add value to each client that comes into your world.
The business of food photography is not as simple and straightforward as some may think. Like with fashion, sports, and still-life photography, there are areas of focus that food photographers specialize in that distinguish them from their peers.
Luxury appeals to the senses. High-end boutiques use scent profiles to relax and engage you when you walk in the door, and five-star hotels are decorated to ensure that every corner of every room is a visual feast.
So where does that leave us? I want to help you navigate that opportunity when it presents itself in the world of photography and ensure you are as prepared for success as you possibly can be. If you are not ready, it will be lost opportunity for you and your business.
The photography industry has gone through many changes over the last five years. In fact, this industry changes faster than many people could ever imagine.
Photography is fun, so you’ve decided to take it to the next step. Starting a photography business can be a rewarding project—and if you're serious about it, it can even become your livelihood! Like any big project, though, it takes some planning to succeed. Let's talk about nine key steps you need to take in order to start your photography business from scratch.
There is no greater necessity than change. This year has brought about a lot of change for the photography industry. What was said to be a record year for many photography studios was completely upended by a worldwide pandemic that nobody could have ever predicted. If you read my article in last month’s Shutter Magazine, you will know how important it is to take action to mitigate disruption in your business.
Stay motivated and be persistent by continuing to satisfy not only yourself but your client. “Fame and fortune” will come in its own package designed especially for you. Ease into this process of your photography business and know that every mentor or professional in the industry may not be for you. Their vision should not necessarily be your vision, but you can watch at a distance and create your own.