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I still want a studio, but outside my home
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Lessons from the field: Reframing failures
How I failed at my job
Would you dare to deliver images to a paying client that were straight out of camera?
How to start a portrait photography business: A 2020 guide
myMeero: Studio management and inspiration in one package
WTP?!
Portrait Tips: You’re not done until your client is gone
Portrait Tips: Remember for yourself
Photography Marketing: The pricing conversation
Photography Marketing: It’s OK to say “No”

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How I failed at my job

I thought I understood my client’s expectations, but it turns out I just miserably failed at my job. Here’s the whole story and most importantly, how to avoid this situation in your life with proper communication. A new project opportunity

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myMeero: Studio management and inspiration in one package

Meero, a site dedicated to helping photographers explore their passion, launched the myMeero platform today — a studio management platform that the company describes is “designed to help photographers better manage their workflow and grow as professionals.” The great thing

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WTP?!

Do you ever look back at pictures you’ve made and say to yourself, “What was I thinking?” Surely you’ve got some weird pictures in your catalog. Surely there are some truly strange photos in there, right? “What the pic?” You

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Portrait Tips: Remember for yourself

It’s a good idea to look back. Ten years ago I was looking at my photography idols and wondering what it’d be like to be doing this for a decade. Now I’m here, and I love that I can look

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Photography Marketing: The pricing conversation

I’ve heard it too many times. Nightmare stories around pricing — a client understood this, we never talked about that and on and on. While pricing is often hard to talk about with clients, it really shouldn’t be. When everything

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Portrait Tips: The Critical Time

Photographs extend one instant for eternity. That’s a long time and when you’re making a portrait that will last forever, the instant most critical to your success is when your subjects first step into your studio. That first impression will

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Four ways to photograph white backgrounds

Sometimes the simplest things can produce the most results. Sometimes the least expensive things can open up more doors than you ever thought was possible. Sometimes photography feels like magic. White backgrounds are such things. Below, I will be sharing

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