Networking Mistakes We Often Make (and How to Avoid Them)

Networking is one of the best ways to get more clients and increase sales. Unless you do it wrong. Then networking can feel incredibly awkward and actually work against you by reflecting poorly on your business. In this post, I'll share some tips for making networking less painful and more likely to pay off. Some cases will

By | February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

How to Make Money Selling Stock Photos

If you're wondering how to make money from photography, one of the easiest ways is to sell stock photos! While stock photography definitely is not as profitable as it once was, it is still arguably the easiest way to make money from photography. As a contributing entertainment photographer for Getty Images, stock photography does indeed

By | February 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Monthly Highlights: January 2017

Hard to believe we're already one month into 2017, isn't it? I don't know about you, but for me, the month of January flew by incredibly fast. January 2017 Photography Business Stats Monthly Highlights Series 13 Photo shoots completed *3 less than December 55.3 Business miles driven *78.8 less than

By | February 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

5 Tips for Photographing a Protest

Photographing protests and civil disobedience is a unique challenge with opportunities abound thanks to the current political climate in the United States and around the world. Protest photography is especially captivating as it allows you to practice street photography skills while also getting a taste for very raw, real human emotion. However, photographing a protest

By | January 26th, 2017|2 Comments

How Much Money I Made from Photography in 2016

How much money does a photographer make? When I first contemplated leaving my corporate job to start a photography business, this was my number one question. I scoured Google and set up as many coffee dates as possible with local professional photographers to pick their brains over their experiences. Still, no one had a direct answer to this

By | January 18th, 2017|Comments Off on How Much Money I Made from Photography in 2016

How to Find Consumer Photography Clients

Finding photography clients is among the biggest challenges for those starting a photography business. If you're struggling to get clients knocking on your door, it could be due to not properly targeting your ideal clients. The very first step to getting more clients is to determine what type of photography you are pursuing. If commercial photography

By | January 9th, 2017|Comments Off on How to Find Consumer Photography Clients

How to Find Commercial Photography Clients

Are you a photographer trying to figure out how to find more commercial clients? You're definitely not alone! Getting new clients is definitely one of the toughest parts of starting a photography business. There are tons of marketing classes and expensive packages out there that claim to offer solutions. But the cheapest and easiest way to

By | January 8th, 2017|Comments Off on How to Find Commercial Photography Clients

Commercial versus Consumer Photography: What’s the Difference?

Every famous photographer is known for his or her specialty. Annie Leibovitz is known for her celebrity portraits, Ansel Adams for landscapes, Jasmine Star for weddings, Sue Bryce for glamor, etc. The point is that successful photographers fill a specific niche and become the very best at it. As you start your photography business, you

By | January 8th, 2017|Comments Off on Commercial versus Consumer Photography: What’s the Difference?

Best Websites to Learn Photography

fMany people assume that you need a formal photography education to become a professional. However, online classes and websites dedicated to teaching photography make it entirely possible to learn all of your skills without setting foot in a classroom. Personally, I've never taken a formal photography class and have still managed to shoot professionally for

By | January 4th, 2017|1 Comment
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