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Fall Down Seven Times, Get Up Eight

Today, I worked with a relatively new photographer looking for advice on how to move forward with his business. After discussing a pretty wide range of topics – from his website to building his portfolio to what gear to use … Continue reading

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How to Successfully Navigate a Photo Shoot that Pushes You to Your Limits

Well, it’s been awhile since I’ve posted on the blog. I can assure you though that it hasn’t been out of laziness. In the time since my last post, I’ve spent a week in Texas, toured the island of Penang … Continue reading

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The $18,000, Correction, The $27,000 Wedding Photo – Followup

My post on Allen Ayres stock sale of his wedding photograph has gotten a lot more exposure than I ever planned. Not only has it been reposted on a variety of photography blogs, it managed to get picked up by … Continue reading

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The $18,000 Wedding Photograph

If you’re doing your job of marketing your work properly, you’re going to get not only the specific clients you’re looking for, be they wedding or portrait clients, but others as well. As I’ve written about in my other Business … Continue reading

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What to Do When a Wedding Client Asks for Money Back

In a previous Business Coach article, I wrote about how to respond when an unhappy client first approaches you. Usually, if done right, the problem will be taken care of. But sometimes, for whatever reason, the client can’t be mollified … Continue reading

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How to Price Photography and Avoid Burnout

In case you missed the news, the photography business is a pretty tough one these days. To survive, our focus is directed to getting the next client in the door, getting the job shot, keeping the client happy and delivering … Continue reading

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Bad Olympic Athlete Photography

The latest controversy to hit the photographic world is Joe Klamar’s really quite horrible photos of this summer’s Olympic athletes as posted on the CBS new website. In case you haven’t seen any, here’s one of the images for reference. … Continue reading

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