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5 Tips for Running your Photography Business like a Business

In Marketing/Business by Bryan Striegler4 Comments

There’s a well known saying that can describe photographers: starving artist. It’s tough being a photographer and most photographers are part time because they either can’t make enough money or are afraid to go full time. Why is that though? Why can’t becoming a professional photographer be as realistic as becoming a teacher or owning a coffee shop? There are …

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How to Create a Real Estate Portfolio in 1 Weekend

In Marketing/Business by Kirk Bergman2 Comments

  Perhaps you’ve thought about making a few bucks on the side by taking photos of homes.  I know what you’re thinking (because I thought it once before as well), “How am I supposed to get a real estate gig if I don’t even have a real estate photography portfolio?”  Great question.  We are going to walk you through how …

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I Want to be a Photographer; What Should I Major In?

In Marketing/Business by Grant Whitty2 Comments

You likely just graduated high school; congrats! Maybe you have a camera, and maybe you’re not too bad of a photographer. You got accepted into a university or college, and now you need to decide what you want to study. If this sounds similar to your situation; I hope this article finds you well. As a current student, I hope that I …

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Photography Business Names: A Guide to Picking the Perfect Name

In Marketing/Business by Brent Huntley2 Comments

Starting your own photography business can be a daunting task.  There are a lot of important decisions you have to make at the beginning that can have unexpected repercussions or costs later as your business grows.  To get a great overview on many of the business, legal and financial aspects of starting a photography business, check out this article written …

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5 Ways Photographers Can Make Money From Free Shoots

In Marketing/Business by Pete LaGregor0 Comments

Everyone with a photography business wants to make money.  Read any photography site regularly and you will see plenty of articles and hundreds of comments telling you never ever do any work for free.  However, if you are smart in choosing what to do for free you can book new clients and make a lot of money using free shoots. So …