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39 tips to help you grow your business

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How to pick the best Lightroom Preset Collection For your Images

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Checklist for starting a photography business

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Welcome Creatives!

Dear patiently waiting for your chance … If you are just starting out in this photography business, know that you aren’t alone. Fun fact:  every professional photographer was once NOT a professional. It wasn’t long ago that the photographer you’re drooling over currently, was right where you are standing. Don’t be discouraged by your growth cycle. You’re […]

An open letter to that photographer just starting out …

An Open Letter To Photographers Just Starting Out

When I first started my photography business I was lost on the correct way to build. Many mistakes were made as I went through the process.   I wasn’t sure what needed to be done first, and I spent more time fixing what I did because there wasn’t a resource out there I could find […]

Checklist for Starting A Photography Business

Checklist for Starting A Photography Business

Let’s address a real frustration that many photographers have, including me. You know the drill.  You: Spend tons of time preparing for a photo sessions – check ✓ Invest in expensive equipment – check ✓ Edit til wee hours of the night – check ✓ and the moment arrives that you can show the world your creation.   Nothing is more […]

3 Steps to Making Your Images Look Better On Facebook (Sharpness & Quality)

3 Steps to Making Your Images Look Better On Facebook (Sharpness & Quality)

Sync your planner to iPhone, iPad & Mac To keep your file synced from device to device use the following steps: Options > Settings > iCloud (turn on toggle) for syncing If your devices are connected to the same Apple ID, your documents should start syncing automatically.  Read more here   How to install your […]

How to import your digital planner into GoodNotes

How to import a digital planner into GoodNotes

It is very common for us to get emails about painting on actions and it not having any effect. This video will show you exactly how to use layer masks.     Watch Video Troubleshooting Layer Masks Are you using a PAINTBRUSH tool Is your paintbrush MODE set to NORMAL Is your paintbrush OPACITY turned up […]

How to use layer masks in Photoshop and Elements

How to use layer masks in Photoshop and Elements

Let my husband tell you why you should! by Kurt Jensen, Husband to Stacie Jensen, COO, and self-proclaimed “Bag Boy” (he likes titles) Like everyone returning to work on Monday morning, I get a barrage of people generically asking what I did over the weekend. Most of the time I end up answering that I […]

Should you get yourself an assistant or second shooter?

Should you get yourself an assistant or second shooter?

Shooting a wedding is a large responsibility and having a second shooter or assistant is almost always necessary. Here are some great talking points & tips to ensure your second shooter is prepared for this big day.  Planning a wedding day workflow with your second shooter will ensure a smooth transition into each special event […]

Tips for having a second shooter for a wedding

Tips for having a second shooter help you at a wedding

Yes, our posts generally are written to gear towards photographers, it’s our industry.  But this post is for anyone who owns a digital camera!   Disk Speed When selecting a memory card, speed does matter!  Its not just for those taking video.  When shooting RAW you will need the speed of a great memory card […]

What you should know about memory cards for your digital camera

What you should know about memory cards for your digital camera

Pricing your work is dependent on many variables. When deciding to take on the role of CEO to your very own business you also must dedicate time to business planning. Here are a few things to consider when putting your pricing list together: Competition:  Your competition does not pay your bills, this means do not worry […]

Photography Pricing – How to make a profitable pricing plan for your business

Photography Pricing – How to make a profitable pricing plan for your business

Ensure A Successful Photos Shoot The art of getting the most out of  a photography session completely depends on the planning and relationship between the photographer and the client. If you go into a session with introductions and laying expectations out on the table you will ensure that each party is much less likely to […]

Helping your clients understand what to expect while working with you

Helping your clients understand what to expect while working with you
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