The portrait. It’s such a huge genre within art it has entire museums devoted only to that one thing. Like with anything big, it gets overwhelming. Confusion erupts when this category comes up in a contest, not to mention all the words associated with it.Read More
We are busy adding some new templates to the shop! One of which is our Product & Pricing Guide Magazine.
This is a clean and to the point template where you can showcase your product offers and pricing. It is super easy to edit in Photoshop to fit your brand, duplicate pages if you want to add more products, etc.Read More
…I have been a barefoot poop wiper while my spouse pursued his PhD, and this year is the first time I feel like I’m more than just a servant to my children. I now run a business photographing people’s chaotic family life and help photographers who want to bridge into the media world.Read More
One of the most common questions seen across photography groups is “how do I get clients”?
Most are looking for a quick and magical solution but the truth is, if there were a quick and magical solution, everyone would be doing it.
When I get asked this question, I always say the simplest answer is marketing… which as you know, is not so simple at all.Read More
I believe in making connections through transparency and vulnerability. Fuck shame. I taught a photography class for a few years and left it behind to find a way of bringing knowledge, support and confidence to others through ways that better align with who I am and the gaps I’d like to see filled in the community.Read More
Sometimes people are surprised to hear that I'm an introvert, but they have usually only met me one-on-one. I often feel quite comfortable as a twosome or in tiny groups. I've also learned to fake my way through uncomfortable situations when needed, but afterwards I might not remember a single thing and I feel utterly drained.Read More
What is a documentary photographer. To do it you need a stamina that is more than just
knowing the right shutter speeds and using light. You need to know people. You need to
know the story. You need to know how to predict movements and moments. You need
to be present. You need to maintain all that for hours or days at a time for just a handful
good shots while only eating granola bars.Read More
Since I was a little girl I have struggled with Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Anxiety attacks. As fellow anxiety sufferers will know - at the heart of anxiety is a fear of losing control.Read More
For the longest time, photography was my escape. When I felt so broken, photography healed me in ways I cannot explain. Photography helped shape my perspective, helped me accept parts of my life I could not change, to see reality in a new light and made me slow down to take it all in.Read More
One photographer’s journey from landscape to documentary style people photography.
The end of adventure. That's what happened to us when our precious, beautiful, crying, sensitive and colicky baby was born. There was no more sleep, no more energy and certainly no more landscape photographs. Hardly any photographs at all actually.
When I was pregnant I started watching any and all video tutorials online about newborn photography, how to pose them, how to dress them, props you need and everything in between. I decided I was going to become the next most incredible newborn photographer there ever was!Read More
Even as small businesses, us photographers need to have a brand identity in order to know how and where to market effectively, to be remembered and to create an experience for our clients.
Figuring out and developing your brand identity is a process that can take some time and cost some money. Eeek! And as busy photographers and business owners, that may seem like a luxury we can do without. But the truth is, without a brand, you don't have a business.Read More
You bought the website template, picked out your best images to showcase. It all looks nice. Now you have to tell people something about you. Eeek! You check out what other people have written on their "About Pages" and figure you should...Read More
There's a gentle rain here, and all I can do is stare out the window and think of the people in Texas and Louisiana who are getting entirely too much.Read More
It's time to get real. Grab a notebook and pen. We want you to take a minute (or two) to answer the following questions (honestly)Read More