So, you’re ready to take the jump and want to make your dreams a reality by starting your own photography business? This guide is the perfect guide to start with!
Ever wondered how do I find clients? How come I’m not booking? When should I start charging for my sessions? When do I start giving out photography contracts? Do I really need a website? Where do I get a logo? Where should I advertise to book more sessions? Do I offer discounts or giveaways? How do I make this income supplement my current income? How do I balance photography and my family?
If you have, you are in the right place. Not only do we answer these questions, but we have interviewed 4 top portrait, newborn and wedding photographers (Sarah-Beth Photography, Jessica Vaughn Photography, Ann Louise Photography and our very own Brooke Bustillos) about all of this and so much more! Let’s learn together as they walk you through their personal journey and help answer all of these questions along the way. Enjoy this guide with a cup of your favorite joe as you hear about their successes and lessons learned that they wish they knew sooner.
Photography level: Beginner
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(Previously Titled: Photography Business Basics: How To Start Your Photography Business and Go Pro!)
133 pages of great advice from industry professionals!
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"I felt like I was sitting at a coffee shop enjoying coffee listening to each of your stories on how you all started. I loved that. I relate to each of you at different times. Made me wish you were local to me so we could sit and have a weekly chat. I found the information quite helpful." - Kristy
"I often feel uncomfortable adding images of my daughter to my portfolio- since she's not a "client" and it feels fake or not legit. Like it makes me "just" a momtographer. But Sarah made me feel better about that too." - Lissa
"I didn't realize there was so much to starting a photog business. But it is laid out in a way that gives you the basics of what you HAVE to have. I would have done things so very wrong!" - Samantha
"This book was AWESOME, I found it soooo helpful as I'm just starting out my photography business!" - Samantha C.
"This guide is a MUST HAVE if you're starting out as a photographer!!" - Samantha N.
"How to start photography and go pro has made me be able to begin my photography…" - Bridget
"I honestly don't think I could have had a successful start to my business without your Business Basics How to go Pro guide!" - Sam
"Your business guide(s) break things down and make them do-able and give me the courage to step out of my comfort zone." - Dene
"If I had to pick a favorite, I would say business basics guide. It is thorough, and a great go to resource when you forget something or just need a refresher to make sure you are covering all your bases." - Louise
"I loved the Photography Business Basics. Gave me an understanding of what I needed to start one. Didn't know there were so many bases I had to cover."
“This is super informative and I enjoyed it so much I read it twice and keep referring back to it every now and again!” - Alixzina
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