Category Archives: Photo 101

So you’ve decided to take your photography to the next level and now you face one of your toughest challenges yet – what to charge. (For this blog I’m going to stick with the example of weddings)  Maybe you’ve been second shooting for sometime, or maybe you’ve only shot a handful of friend/family weddings and…

I think first and foremost this blog should start with your time frame of editing – and I may have mentioned this before, but I think it’s just that important. I’m sure we’ve all heard the horror stories of couples having to wait five, six, nine months, even over a year for their pictures, and…

Maybe I’ll make this kind of a monthly blog, who knows, but I absolutely love this quote and I think it’s extremely powerful if your business lives by this. And I know this blog post will be somewhat similar to my last, but think of it as kind of a reminder. In any business, especially…

I heard this quote at a conference I went to, and it stuck with me ever since. It’s such a true statement too. Obviously this conference was about photographer, but really this kind of mindset can work for any area of life. However, this is not a self-help blog, I’ll leave that to the professionals,…

No, this post is not about your experience as a photographer. I’ve seen photographers who do just as good as a 25 year photographer and they are only 2 months in it. Some of the most successful wedding photographers right now are within all under 6 years professionally. No, this post is about the experience…

Let me preface by saying that a facebook page does not count as a website. I’ve done a few searches on google maps for photographers in other areas and I’ve seen so many that have their official website as their facebook page. A website is very affordable and looks far better and more professional than…

I actually thought of this blog post after going through Wendy’s one day and getting a shake and seeing how the cup and the whole package was very similar to McDonalds way of doing shakes since launching their McCafe. It made me think of any business, photography in particular, and how by offering something different,…

For this photo 101 blog, I’m going to briefly discuss blogging. So what’s the point of a blog? Why take the time to have one? There are many reasons to have a blog, but I’ll focus on just a few: 1. A blog allows your viewers to get to know you on a more personal…

In the past few years questions to me from photographers who have decided to start business or maybe they’ve been in it for a while has increased. Questions ranging from how certain shots were done, or business tips to gain cliental, so I thought why not make a post on my blog? This way I…

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