In 2022 I am returning to the portrait sales world and I’ve chosen boudoir photography as the one and only genre that I’m going to explore. Let’s talk about why I’m doing this, how I’m going into this better prepared than I was at the start, and how you can use this as a beginner's guide to starting your own journey—regardless of the genre.
Solopreneurs, entrepreneurs, start-ups and small businesses across every industry are searching for photographers to provide content that converts. The demand for branded photography is higher than ever, so it’s an excellent way to expand your photography business.
Here we will talk about the two most popular video delivery/streaming services and the pros and cons of each. Vimeo is not one of them. While I think Vimeo is a viable option for content delivery, I want to focus on two of the newer, more progressive services in the game: MediaZilla and WedFlow.
With my signature white session, it’s all about my client. It has nothing to do with the background, the clothing or the jewelry. It’s about HER. How can I show her natural beauty without bringing confusion, chaos or any distractions?
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.
There is no secret formula to providing an unforgettable luxurious wedding experience for your clients. It’s about taking the extra time getting to know them, listening to their needs and caring for their loved ones on their wedding day. It’s about genuinely becoming their friend while being professional. Even though it may sound like a big investment to do this for every wedding, the rewards will come back to you tenfold.
Magazine publishers will have you know that print as a medium is changing: there are more localized and niche magazines than ever. If you are paying close attention to your market, you'll see that while the industry has changed to accommodate the growth of online journalism and other publications, it isn't gone! Don't give up on the possibility of being published, but also don't discount highly-popular blogs, online magazines, and other publications. They vary in their reach and shelf life, but there’s no reason to ignore the power of print.
So, you would like to branch out into the boudoir market and are wondering how to get started? Here are some tips and observations from what I have learned over the years that might help you achieve your goal. In many ways, I had to unlearn some things in order to shoot intimate images that clients enjoyed, and I wanted to share a few of those with you here.
No matter the fear or anxiety you might feel toward social media, we live in a world now where we must use it. I’m here to break down my thought process on social media—how I use it to inspire others and create new opportunities.
Us Reality Makers … we know that no one is coming to save us. No one will shower us with money and gear and clients. This life, the ups and downs, is 100 percent our responsibility.