About Suzi Pratt

Suzi Pratt is an event and food photographer based in Seattle. She is also a web designer and blogger who aims to inspire and teach others how to start a photography business. View her at photography portfolio, or her web design portfolio.

3 Essential Photography Business Documents and Templates

When starting a photography business, there are several documents that every business owner or independent contractor should always have readily available. These three documents are a Photography Contract, W9 Tax Form, and Invoice. Below, you'll find a brief description of each form, as well as a link to download a free template for your use. Without

By | December 17th, 2016|7 Comments

Best Waterproof Digital Camera

When it comes to compact travel cameras, what's the best waterproof digital camera? Here's a hint: it's not a DSLR or mirrorless camera, such as the wildly popular Sony a6000. And it's not a GoPro either. Instead, it's the Olympus Tough TG-4. Why Olympus? It's no secret that I have been a longtime fan of Canon

By | December 17th, 2016|Comments Off on Best Waterproof Digital Camera

Best Lens and Accessories for Sony a6000

Earlier this year, I invested in my first mirrorless camera, the Sony a6300. Not knowing anything about Sony lenses or accessories, I should get to accompany my new purchase. After a few weeks of shooting mirrorless, I came up with a list of the best lenses and accessories for Sony a6000 and a6300 cameras that enhanced

By | December 16th, 2016|4 Comments

Free Model Release Form Template for Photographers

There is a slew of templates and documents that every photographer needs in order to make money from photography. If you run a photography business, it is important to know what a model release is and when you need to have one. This blog explains why it's an important template for photographers. A free model release

By | December 15th, 2016|4 Comments

Best Camera and Lens for Food Photography

If you want to learn how to take pictures of food, you have to start with the best camera gear. What's the best camera and lens for food photography? Chase Jarvis says the best camera is the one that you have with you. While that is true, there are certain cameras and lenses out there

By | December 14th, 2016|3 Comments

Monthly Highlights – November 2016

It's shocking to realize that this year is nearly over. November ended up being my second-least busy month out of the year. This was partially due to a long weekend vacation up north to Whistler, thus becoming a second annual holiday tradition. For the first time in a long time, I left all electronics at

By | December 13th, 2016|3 Comments

How to Write a Photography Contract

Contracts are one of the main templates for photographers that can make or break your business. Photography contracts are key for establishing and managing expectations and protecting both the client and photographer in case of a mishap. Although many photographers use contract templates, it is still fundamental to know how to write a photography contract. This

By | December 11th, 2016|4 Comments

How to Schedule and Backdate Facebook Posts

A crucial component of running a photography business is having a solid marketing game plan. In addition to Instagram, Facebook is a channel that continues to be very beneficial for photographers striving to make money. To ensure your Facebook presence is optimized, you may have to clean up old social media profiles or managing future

By | December 10th, 2016|9 Comments
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