“What should we wear to have our family photos taken?!” It’s a question that’s perplexed families for decades… centuries even. And yet despite so many (humiliating) examples of what NOT to do, still so many get it wrong. Until now. We’ve put together a foolproof guide for styling your family for your next portraits and we’re certain that if you take our advice, the next shots you have taken will never be looked back on with shame.
As we’re sure you’re aware, there are a lot of photographers out there! And while we’ve talked about how to make your own photography business stand out in general, we didn’t really get into one of the big topics: Niching. To create a “niche” means to become a specialist who services a much smaller group of people. For a photographer that might mean only doing wedding photography – or you could niche even further by only doing outdoor weddings (nothing urban or inner city). Here we’ll talk about the benefits of niching and how you can go about to get your photography business niche ready with a few simple tweaks.
Thanks to the Google gods, we’re spoilt for choice whenever we need to find a new business. And have you noticed how many talented photographers are out there right now? It’s exciting, but also borderline overwhelming when it comes to trying to choose one. To try and help make that process easier, we’ve put together a simple list of things to consider when deciding which photographer is for you.
There’s no question that competition is tough for just about any small business or freelancer these days. And have you noticed that the market seems to be flooded by photographers? It can get a little overwhelming and even depressing at times, but we’re here to tell you not to stress.
Cake Smash photography sessions are traditionally held around your child’s first birthday to commemorate the milestone. You can use the photograph for an invitation to family and friends to attend and celebrate their first birthday party.Continue Reading →
When booking a photographer, there is probably a fear in the back of your mind wondering what would happen if the photographer doesn’t show up on the day, or does not deliver the photographs you paid for.
Your fear might be at ease because you have a contract with your photographer. However a breach of contract will give you an avenue for recourse, but may not protect you from rogue photographers.
If you are selling your home privately, or if you sell houses for a living, a real estate photographer is a vital investment as part of your property marketing and sales campaign.Continue Reading →
Picture This. It is your wedding anniversary and you and your partner sit down with a glass of wine to stroll down memory lane. You open your leather bound album with hundreds of 5 x 7″ prints and your heart sinks. Your photographer included all those important photographs – the bride walking down the aisle; the first kiss; the groom’s toast; the first dance; but there is something missing. Nothing you can put your finger on but the photographs just don’t capture the emotions you had on the day. So what went wrong?