Cropping your photos for printing is easy once you know the size you want to print them at. If you don’t crop your photos to the correct size they will print out with white space around your photo. This is the issue that Melissa had and sent in a question to the podcast. She says […]
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Neil sent me an email asking for help to sort through thousands of photos. He said he took a one week holiday to France with the family and ended up taking over 25,000 photos. He made the mistake of leaving his camera in burst mode. Now he has multiple photos of every photo he took […]
Today I want to talk about customer service for event and wedding photographers. In particular the first point of contact and how in general photographers are slow to call new customers back. I had a bride contact me and say that she had been emailing and calling different wedding photographers for 2-3 days, and I […]
Last minute cancellations can seriously affect the cash flow in your photography business. What’s worse is if you have multiple people wanting the same date, and if you don’t have the capacity to photograph more than one session at a time, it adds a lot of stress when someone cancels a session and you struggle […]
Luke wants to know, Do I need Photoshop or Lightroom to edit my photos? I was having a conversation with a friend, He said you don’t need Photoshop or Lightroom as there are plenty of other packages that will do the same. Luke, thanks for your question. Yeah, your mate is right. You don’t really […]
Let’s talk about camera bags that are suitable for amateur photographers, that are able to hold 1 – 2 camera bodies, 3 – 4 lenses and some room for your photography accessories. Today’s question came from Oliver, who says he has a camera system that consists of a Nikon DSLR and 3 lense, 1 flash […]
Today I will be going through the process of creating a photo portfolio for your website. I received a question from Dean who says, I’m looking at starting a career in photography. I need to build an online photo portfolio to attract future customers. My interests are street photography, family portraits and headshots What are […]
Today we will be looking into how much equipment you need to start a photography business. Paul sent in a question and said, I often get asked to photograph different events like parties and dance concerts for friends. They offer to pay me, which has made me wonder. What would be the least amount of […]
Today we are going to be discussing, as photographers, should we work for free? Maxwell sent an email saying, The forums he is a member of have had a lot of talk about working for free and how this can negatively impact you and your business. The post was directed at new photographers, giving away […]
Today we are going to be talking about photographing a friend’s wedding, what to expect and should you do it in the first place? Angus sent in a question and said, my friends like my street photography photos and I’ve taken photos of them in the past just for fun. When meeting with them they […]