“Self-belief is the catalyst for spectacular achievement.” ~Robin Sharma~ My heart was pounding. My legs were like rubber. My brain was exploding in a flurry of stress and fear…all cascading down onto my young fragile and vulnerable soul. I was freaking out in a big way. I tried as best I could to keep up […]
Two years ago in the noBs forum, Marian, our resident “Howard Cosell” replied to a wedding display booth post and started a meandering, info rich thread based on his observations, critiques and rants on photo displays at wedding shows. Good stuff. Marian attended many wedding shows since then, and has posted many, many on going […]
Hockey is big on our area. Especially Triple A hockey. You can tell when there’s a game on, since most of our downtown will be jammed with vehicles and all parking spots snatched up. I was hired to shoot the local triple A hockey coach for our local lifestyle mag. They wanted a studio shot. […]
Let me get straight to the point…..7 mistakes photographers make. 1- Market Too Soon This is a newb mistake. They start doing all sorts of marketing, and spending money on ads and other “magic pill” solutions…..when the truth is….their work is crap. Increase the marketing too fast, and you’re only speeding up the process with […]
Sandy gives us an update and some seriously great marketing insights into the workings of a long term successful photography studio. This is not to be missed….
Excellent and insightful. Enjoy. An interview with Kira Derryberry. Some highlights and quotes: “they have to know why they love an image….it’s a feeling….” critique…’everyone’s an expert online “I start a dialogue that ends in a sale…” Personal projects segue to sales and money Essential: Good with people “It’s a choice…” Give yourself permission to […]
“There’s always money for smokes” I told my daughter Danielle the other day. She was like, uh? I explained that way back, when I was 30, and a smoker, as was my girlfriend at the time, and her dad. He’d say this if cash ran out, and we needed smokes: “There’s always money for smokes.” […]
If there’s one activity that will guarantee you success in life and in your own photography business it’s the effort you put into digging deep into your heart and soul and pulling out a list of meaningful challenges worth pursuing. In other words, have meaningful goals. Have purpose to your life. Dig deep, kick butt […]