Category Archives: Business Tips

How to Move Your Photography Business to a New Location

How to Move Your Photography Business to a New Location

Moving to a new location is hard enough, but when it comes to moving your photography business, it is especially challenging. We just moved to a new state about 400 miles away from our old town, which means we get to completely re-start our photography business in a brand new place with no word-of-mouth or…Click to Read More →

How Much Does It Cost To Start a Photography Business?

How Much Does It Cost To Start a Photography Business?

Let’s face the facts: there are a lot of people “pretending” to be professional photographers without having actually started a legal photography business. They get a camera, start a Facebook page, and start shooting their friends and family for little or nothing in the hopes that they can “test the waters” before actually starting a…Click to Read More →

Can You Make a Living Doing Photography?

Can You Make a Living Doing Photography?

Let’s get real, because frankly I’m tired of excuses and empty promises disguised as inspiration. Can you make a living doing photography full-time? Is it even possible anymore? Let’s talk about this, because on one hand I hear some bloggers I follow saying, “You can do it if you just follow your dreams” and on…Click to Read More →

Should You Close Your Photography Business?

Should You Close Your Photography Business?

Yesterday I sent out an exclusive email to my email readers about a disturbing trend I see happening more and more in the photography business. The response was overwhelming. I got three main types of reactions to it. First, people were emailing thanking me for the insight, saying that it made them see that they…Click to Read More →

How To Make Money In Photography

How To Make Money In Photography

You recently finished a shoot. The client hired you, and paid your nominal session fee (somewhere in the range of $50 – $250, most likely). You spent hours editing the 125+ images you shot. You showed them the images, and, as you were flipping through your beautiful work, they told you they were on a…Click to Read More →

Top 10 Must-Read Blogs for Pro Photographers in 2013

Top 10 Must-Read Blogs for Pro Photographers in 2013

As a photography business owner, you don’t have the time to search the internet high and low and find the best photography blogs out there. With more blogs starting out every day, I wanted to present you with a list of the best photography business blogs with the best advice, products, and the ones worth…Click to Read More →

3 Easy Tips for Stress-Free Photography Accounting

3 Easy Tips for Stress-Free Photography Accounting

A psychologist teaching a stress management course raised a glass of water and inquired: “How heavy is this glass of water?” Answers ranged from 8 oz. to 20 oz. She replied, “The absolute weight doesn’t matter. It depends on how long I hold it. If I hold it for a minute, it’s not a problem.…Click to Read More →