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11 ways to make some money fast for photographers

March 12, 2020

Once you have made a quick $1000, it gives you a lot of confidence to double that and continue growing your business! Sometimes you need a specific amount to purchase a piece of gear or to attend a workshop. I have totally been there! Mindset is HUGE! I highly recommend looking into money manifestation, specifically […]

November 8, 2019

This was my 3rd year attending Showit United, a photographer’s conference hosted in Tempe, AZ by the amazing website company 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 […]

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

September 30, 2019

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 […]

Best CRM for Photographers - Dubsado

February 25, 2019

Photographer’s CRM – Customer Relationship Management CRM is a fancy acronym for saying how you manage your clients and leads. When I was starting out all of my clients and leads would get put in a simple spreadsheet.  I would track their place in my booking and work process simply by placing an “X” in […]

Kaci Lou Rebranding Logo Adventurous Wedding Photography

December 17, 2018

My New Wedding Photography Brand The best thing I did for my business (and myself) in 2018 was hiring Amanda Csasken with Brand Epiphany to be my branding coach! I was at a point in my business where I wanted to to reach a higher-end clientele that shared my sense of adventure. I felt a […]

2019 Photographer Goal Setting

December 12, 2018

Let’s talk 2019 goals! Drop yours in the comments below and let us know you set them!   This year I used passion planner and love it but I am just not a reflective person I guess so I don’t think I used it to it’s full potential. The last few years I have always […]

April 18, 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 […]

March 29, 2018

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 […]

February 20, 2018

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 […]

December 18, 2017

2017 was an amazing year for sure! It was the year I feel like I found my purpose. I have always loved photography and entrepreneurship but didn’t know what to do with that. I found myself getting the most excited for engagement sessions so I decided to try out wedding photography. All I knew about […]