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Free Tools and Resources to start your photography business

The best free tools and resources to grow your photography business on a budget!

Free Tools & Tips To Grow Your Photography Business on a Budget

Favorite Online Photography Business Courses

Online photography courses have propelled my business forward and have let me network with so many amazing people. Before I got my first course I thought: Why even take online courses when we have youtube and Google? I had even taken photography courses in college so what else do I need to know? Maybe you […]

My Favorite Online Photography Courses and Educators

Utah Salt Flats Photography Workshop

Utah Salt Flats Photography Workshop Who: Hosted by Kaci Lou Photography, a Utah wedding and elopement photographer. 12 photographers will join together in this fun, growth-filled and portfolio worthy workshop. What: There will be a photography lighting workshop first, then an early dinner, and finally traveling together to the salt flats to take photos. We […]

Utah Salt Flats Photography Workshop | March 27th, 2020

This was my 3rd year attending Showit United, a photographer’s conference hosted in Tempe, AZ by the amazing website company Showit.co. What really stood out to me this year, is just how much my own mentality effects what I get out of the conference. It was clarified as I was speaking with people that were […]

Showit United 2019

What to do when a client puts a filter on your photo!

First Rule: Portraits are a collaboration . PERIOD. Once you understand that concept, you will become a people-magnet. More clients will want to work with you and tell all their friends about you! What do when a client puts an “ugly” filter on your photo.  First of all take a step back, take a deep […]

What To Do When A Client (or Vendor) Puts A Filter Your Photo!

Top 8 Cyber Monday Deals for Photographers Here is a list of my favorite deals. Despite popular belief Professional Gear and Computers are rarely on sale this time of year. Instead I stock up on the little things and online courses which typically are the most discounted they will ever be. Of course there are […]

Cyber Monday Photographer Deals 2018

This was my first styled shoot I coordinated! I charged $25 per ticket for photographers that wanted to attend. I wanted to make it super cheap but valuable since this was my first one and I knew I would learn a lot! I planned it around styling details since that was an area I wanted […]

5 Tips For Planning Your First Styled Shoot

If you feel intimidated by flash, let me tell you that you are not alone. The reality is, it is a lot of trial and error. Working with flash is making a lot of educated guesses about how much light you need for a subject that is x feet away from you. As far as […]

5 Quick Tips for Better Flash Images

Flatlays are the current hot trend in the industry. They look so professional on social media posts. They provide a beautiful way to document paper goods. You may be asking, what is a flatlay anyway? Or if you are like me you call them “layflats” ha. A flatlay is just an image where you have […]

6 Tips for Styling Wedding Flatlays

Thanksgiving has always been about the food growing up and I don’t like a lot of the dishes honestly (I always have the stomach flu Thanksgiving Day anyways oddly enough)! This year I got to spend Thanksgiving with my dear husband and children for most of the day, then with his family that evening since all […]

Black Friday 2017-Kaci Lou Photography