SmartAlbums Tutorial: how to reload previews

SmartAlbums Tutorial: how to reload previews

SmartAlbums is an album design software for photographers and it has been my software of choice since the first day it hit the market. I’m in LOVE with it. This software has transformed how I design wedding albums and removes all of the stress of offering books to my photography clients. In today’s SmartAlbums tutorial, […]

Should you mount prints prior to framing?

Should you mount prints prior to framing?

Recently, I sat down with photographer Emma Thurgood to interview her about things that every professional frame shop wishes photographers knew about mounting prints and framing. Thanks to a sorta heated Facebook thread, we talked about everything you need to know about mounting and framing your photography for wedding and portrait clients so they are […]

How to sell wall art: Virtual In-Person Sales techniques for photographers

How to sell wall art: Virtual In-Person Sales techniques for photographers

Are you ready to offer and sell wall art, but think it is too hard? Do you think you don’t have time for IPS or In-Person Sales? Think again. Offering your photography as albums, wall art, metal prints, canvas prints, holiday cards and other products for your photography clients doesn’t have to be time consuming. […]

Go from used-car salesman to a HERO in one simple step

Go from used-car salesman to a HERO in one simple step

With photography turning into a side gig, most new photographers just give out digital files because they don’t want to appear ‘sales-y’. Many photographers want to run and hide when it comes time to discuss pricing, contracts, and the rest of the business. I’m lucky. I’m outgoing, and have always had jobs in retail sales […]

Discounts for family and friends? Shed the guilt and do this instead

Discounts for family and friends? Shed the guilt and do this instead

When you are starting your photography business, the first people who hire you will be friends, family, friends of family, family of friends and on and on. Our natural instinct is to give them a friends and family discounts since we are so thankful that they believe in us and our new passion. Does that […]

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