To me, an email list has kind of always been like that unicorn in the sky - unattainable. And for no reason, really - it just seemed like so much work. So much to set up and so much to keep track of - and really, who wants to do that? Over the course of this year though, I’ve been hearing how great … [Read more...] about How to set up an Email Newsletter using MailChimp & WordPress
Outsourcing. At first thought it seems scary, right? How am I going to send files? How long does it take? How much does it cost? And the biggie...What if my artistic vision is compromised?? I’ll admit, as a photographer myself, I thought that way as well at first. Until I thought of how … [Read more...] about Finding the right fit to Outsource your Editing
I love the editing part of this business, probably better than taking the pictures. But there are those of you out there who hate the editing, or you are overwhelmed. So I have prepared a list of resources of people or companies who offer Image Editing Outsourcing. If you offer Outsourcing, or … [Read more...] about Image Editing Outsourcing Resources
Album design might just be the last straw in your list of things to do. You edited your images and they are beautiful, and you want to be done...let someone else design the album! I prepared this list of resources of people or companies who offer Album Design Outsourcing services. If you … [Read more...] about Album Design Outsourcing Resources
This post is 2nd post in this G+ Crash-Course for Photographers Series. Find the other posts here! Coming from Facebook, as we all are, the Circles in G+ may be the most difficult new concept to understand. But we have to approach it with the assumption that Google must have looked at Facebook … [Read more...] about G+ Crash-Course for Photographers | Circles: Understanding them, Organizing them and Sharing them
This post is 1st post in this G+ Crash-Course for Photographers Series. Find the other posts here! As of February of this year (2014), photographers have been moving to G+ in masses! It has been exciting, but it comes as a result of all our previous Facebook efforts being thwarted by … [Read more...] about G+ Crash-course for Photographers | Should I use my Profile or my Page more for building community?
We've all heard the excuses. Here are some great ones from my Photog friends: It looks like it's going to rain. I didn't have time to get my hair cut. I didn't have time to get outfits together. (last minute)....Kids are still sleeping. (a week prior)...His face is swollen we will … [Read more...] about Excuses, Excuses! Proactive Contract Clause to Avoid Client Cancellations
So yeah...an era is over. You are not going to convince me that it is not true. There is no reversing the damage short of time travel to 2012. It's depressing. What was offered as Free is no longer Free. Let's survey the damage. You might have given Facebook 3-5 of the best years of your … [Read more...] about Reneging on FREE | Thoughts on Facebook from a Business Owner who Built on the Freebie Concept
I first started hearing about Light Leaks a little over a year ago when a photographer I was watching, Ashley Nacke, designed some Light Leaks Photoshop Actions for Two Pear Designs called Color me Ashley. The affect is so fun! Especially for Senior Portraits. It is not for everyone, but it can … [Read more...] about Lightroom Light Leaks Tutorial and FREE Adjustment Brush Presets!
I remember the day that my mind was blown with the discovery of the Split Tone Panel in Lightroom. I was in a Facebook photography group and someone mentioned using Split Tones and that she starts with a little yellow in the highlights and blue in the shadows. I knew that I loved this … [Read more...] about Using Split Tones in Lightroom | Free Preset!