One of the biggest complaints that I hear from photographers is how hard it is to stand out in such a saturated market. In case you didn’t know, there are a TON of photographers out there! Now that nice cameras are so accessible, it’s much easier for people to start a photography business, hence the huge surge of them over the past several years! So the best way to stand out in this industry is YOU!
If you’ve been following my blog for a while, then you know that I like to blog weddings, sessions, travels, etc pretty much right after they happen. So it may surprise you to see me blogging a trip from over a month ago! Honestly, I was planning on not blogging this trip, but the more I thought about, I realized there was no way that I couldn’t! So let me take you back to annual Rising Tide Society leaders retreat in New Orleans!
No matter what stage of your business you are in, attracting prospective clients is an on-going effort. Whether you are just starting out and trying to get your initial set of clients or you are a seasoned business owner that is working to keep that steady stream of clients. So the question is, how do you get those prospective clients to find you?
It was actually almost exactly a year ago that I announced that I would start offering workshops. I had never been so nervous about anything I’ve done in my business. What if no one signs up? Are people going to want to learn from me? And now here we are doing a recap of my third sold out workshop! What??
Pobody’s nerfect, err I mean nobody’s perfect (The Office, anyone??). Myself included. Wedding days are crazy, fast-paced, hectic and you are going to make mistakes! Period. Hopefully these won’t be detrimental mistakes that affect the final product, but even if they are- there are always lessons to be learned!
With my 2018 season fast approaching, it’s time for me to get all my ducks in a row before it gets started, which includes hiring my second shooters for the year! Second shooting is such a great opportunity for anyone looking to get more experience in shooting weddings! You’ll get to practice in a less-stressful scenario, build your portfolio and watch how I handle a wedding day! So if that sounds like something you’d be interested in, keep on reading!