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Wedding Photography Tips for New Photographers

As a photography educator who is also primarily a wedding photographer, one of the most common questions I’m asked is, “What wedding photography tips do you have for those of us who are just starting out with weddings?”  There are some great articles floating around the internet on this very subject, including one by our very own Jim Harmer, but …

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How to Use Squarespace Commerce to Sell Your Photography

Deciding which website platform to use to host your photography portfolio can be a tough decision.  Once you add an online store into the mix, the process can become even more complicated.  About a year and a half ago, I was given a one year subscription to a Squarespace account as a gift so that my photos would finally have …

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Post-Wedding Workflow: The System That Won’t Make You Crazy Part 2

A couple of weeks ago, I published Part 1 of my Post-Wedding Workflow advice.  Part 1 covered everything from backing up and organizing yourself to editing and blogging weddings.  This week, I want to continue with this workflow advice by talking about how I deliver images to my clients, how I deal with product orders and the delivery of those …

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7 Parts to a Successful Team and Individual Photography Business

So you love sports and you are looking to expand your sports photography business?  A great option is to add Team and Individual pictures to your product offerings.  This is a very fun and profitable volume business.  To do this you need to know how to get started and be organized. Create your packages First thing that needs to be …

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Post-Wedding Workflow: The System That Won’t Make You Crazy Part 1

One of the things that was most difficult for me when I first started photographing weddings was finding a post-wedding workflow that worked well for me.  I tried following the advice of various photographers, attempting to implement their exact workflow into my unique business.  All of these attempts failed because I was replicating the practices of someone with a completely …