When you’re running your own photography business, taking photos is really only about 25% of your job. You also have to find time for editing, marketing, client meetings, website maintenance, and bookkeeping. Come tax time each April, you may be looking for a few deductions to cut your tax bill. If you use your own car for your business, it’s an eligible tax deduction.
Succeeding with your goals this year It’s February, how are your goals coming? Let’s revist how you are setting your goals and some tips to keep them going. It’s easy to set goals. We all can do it? How many of us have set goals and never reached them? We all have. We may do […]
Anyone who uses Instagram as a social media outlet for sharing personal images, as well as maintaining and building an audience for their business, knows that switching accounts can be a royal pain. The idea of swapping all the time was annoying enough for me to never create a second account and for a while, I […]
As photographers, we have a pretty awesome job. Take pictures & make people happy. Unfortunately, we also have to find ways to sell, and upsell, our work to pay for that equipment, that studio, food, mortgages, and well, just about everything else. Problem is, these days imagery is so prevalent, many consumers fail to see […]
Recently, I decided to attend an educational workshop discussing interior design color trends for 2016. Having taken up an interest in getting my photography and art into the hands of interior designers, I decided it would be good for me to learn more about their process of putting a space together. After all, a print […]
The Impostor Syndrome is defined as: the fear or worry that your peers or the public at large will find out that you are a fake or phony. It is the self-doubt that makes you feel like you don’t measure up to other professionals. It’s the sense that you’re not good enough, despite evidence to […]
I’m often asked… “How I got the shot?” I answered the phone. Nothing frustrates me more than when I ask someone “Why didn’t you call back?”, and the response is “My battery was dead” or “I left my phone in the car”. My next comment is “If you were the captain of the plane, we’d […]