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Surprise Your Clients with the Unexpected!

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A photographer’s goal is to provide their clients with a collection of images that will decorate their walls and delight their memories for years to come. In general, those images should reflect the same style that is displayed throughout your portfolio. Whether light and airy, dark and moody or somewhere in between. Your work should remain consistent so that clients are getting what they’ve paid for. However, that doesn’t mean […]

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Photography Workshops: How to Successfully Book Them

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How to Successfully Book Workshops The amount of time that you can spend working is limited. Even if you have goals of global domination, your hours only go so far. But wait, don’t get discouraged! There’s another way to reach the masses. You can teach!  Share your knowledge with others in a group setting to maximize your efficiency and help them build their businesses! One of the most popular ways […]

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How to Nail a Newborn Lifestyle Session

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We love the new trend of capturing families at home with lifestyle newborn sessions. This type of photography allows families to stay comfortable in their own space and still get amazing photos of their little one in their first few days of life. (Feature image by: Rachel Rossetti Photography) An alternative to posed newborn photography in a studio, lifestyle newborn sessions capture the entire family exactly as it was that […]

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Make ‘Busy Season’ EVERY Season!

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Every photographer knows that fall is ‘go time’. Regular clients need updated photos for their Christmas cards, first-time client inquiries roll in, and they’re all ready to book! Your schedule gets a little nutty and the list of sessions to edit goes on and on. But all this craziness means more income and more fun with your own family during the holidays. Then January hits and it’s crickets. No one […]

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How to Make Money As a Photographer

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Photographers come in all shapes and sizes. While experience, styles, and packages offered may vary, one thing remains the same… every photographer is in business to make money. We know, this subject makes a lot of folks blush and tends to be a little taboo for general conversation, but unless you are independently wealthy or just received an enormous inheritance from a great aunt that you’ve never met – chances […]

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Take a break, you deserve it!

Session Breaks

You have a mini session marathon scheduled, awesome! You might need to take a break between clients at some point, a coffee break, maybe lunch? Adding a break to your mini sessions is easy. How to add breaks to your mini sessions Hover over any time slot that you wish to turn into a break and check the “Break” checkbox, pick the break duration and you are done! Session will do […]

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Mini Sessions: How to Reserve Spots

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You are just about ready to launch your mini session, but before you share it with the world you want to make sure you reserve a spot for your favorite client. With our reserve feature, you can mark any of your available time slots in your mini session as “Reserved”. Session will then generate a unique private link for you to share directly with your client. How to reserve a […]

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Mini Sessions: How to Save Time Scheduling With One Simple Step

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With the busiest photography season officially here, it’s time to get some mini sessions on the books – like, now. So pick the day for your next mini session and start scheduling Facebook posts and texting your friends and former clients, right? Wrong. Selling Your Mini Sessions While the ‘set the date and they will book’ method is pretty tried and true for established photographers when it comes to mini […]

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Photography questionnaires with Session.

The more we understand our clients, the better the session experience will be for them, and for you the photographer. A photography questionnaire can be a powerful tool in gathering pre-session information about your client and their family. Asking your clients about their hobbies, their interests, their favorite toys or movies not only establishes a good relationship with your client but equips you with more information about them and their […]

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