Are you wondering what to charge for photography services? If so, you're not alone. Learning how to price photography is challenging, and even professionals struggle to answer this question in a day when everyone considers themselves a photographer. This is a tough blog subject that I've thought of writing many times, but have always hesitated.
There comes a time (or several) during every photographer's life when a horror story unfolds. I'm not talking Hollywood drama horror, but a situation that might make you feel a similar dread. Ever since starting my adventure as a full-time photographer in September 2012, I've been relatively lucky. My horror stories have been relatively minimal.
One of the most popular posts on my blog is a controversial post about why the Canon 6D may not be for you. Although it was intended as a tongue-in-cheek article, it sparked a pretty big debate among loyal Canon photographers who love that camera. I'm actually one of them. I've loved Canon cameras so
This year, I'm embarking on a new creative project that both excites me and terrifies me: making videos. Since I started making videos, I made a pretty rapid ascent publishing 34 videos in 3 months. My experiences attempting to learn videography are in many ways similar to how I started my photography business. So I'm
Happy New Year! It's officially 2018, meaning it's my 5 year anniversary as a freelance photographer. Every year flies by quickly, but my 5th year of self-employment has felt like the fastest yet. In a lot of ways, it was due to an increased confidence in my photography skills. This was also apparent in my
Greetings, Friends! Apologies for the long radio silence. The last Monthly Highlights post I did was in February 2017, so this is a very long overdue post. When you see the stats below (at the end of the blog), maybe that will explain part of my absence. It's been a crazy 8 months full of
As a business owner, one of the best ways to get more photography clients is through Google. When everything is working well, a prospective client Google your business name and see your website pop up in the top search results. But if your website isn't ranking high or at all in Google search, you're missing
Gift shopping for a photographer can be tough. It's hard to know what gadgets a shutterbug already has in their huge toolkit. Worse yet, you may not even know what half of the gear is if you aren't familiar with photography. If you're looking for a unique yet useful photo-related present, here are some gift
It's a reality that smartphone cameras are getting better and better with each release. Some photographers are even speculating that DSLRs will soon be replaced with smartphones. One way that photographers can start to set themselves apart in terms of skill is to learn video. It's not as complicated as it sounds, thanks largely to advancing
Ever wonder how you can get more followers on Instagram? Interaction on Instagram is something that even professional photographers struggle with. But as the photography industry evolves, it's more important than ever before to have a steady presence on Instagram. Here are a few simple tips that helped me more than double my followers in