How to make blogging a little less painful.

Oh, the ever-daunting task of BLOGGING. Of course, it’s critical. After all, it’s how photographers showcase their work. The trick is to figure out how can we make it a little less painful? Here’s how: Schedule time. As small business owners, we have 394 balls in the air at all times. So, if something needs…

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IRIS + RACHEL VANOVEN :: THE COLLECTIVE

If you follow the work of the amazing Rachel Vanoven (@rachelvanovenphotography), you already know that she is the gold-standard when it comes to portrait photography. Rachel first started taking photographs in the spring of 2008 with a Craigslist ad for a $50 session with a CD of images. Eleven years and tens of thousands of…

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Our partnership with Fundy can help you get paid faster!

We are so excited to partner with Fundy Designer, an all-in-one design and sales suite for professional photographers. One of the most popular IPS tools within Fundy has been the ability to create a custom client order. And now, Fundy has added the ability to export the information from that custom order and upload it…

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Resolutions: four easy ways to rock 2019.

Ah, the old resolution game. But for real… why not use the calendar turn to make some simple tweaks to help your business be even better in 2019? A few quick adjustments may be just what you need to have your best year yet. Here are four: (Re)connect with vendors. Who do you want to work…

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How to get started in film photography.

Have you been drawn to work of film photographers’ work lately? If you’re thinking about giving it a try, don’t be intimidated! It’s actually very easy to dive in. Here are a few things to consider as you get started:   Equipment. You don’t have to buy the most expensive film camera to get great images.…

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Making the jump to newborn photography.

Newborn photography is an always-growing market within our industry and it definitely requires a certain skill set to ensure a great experience for the babies and their new parents! If you are a new photographer wanting to jump into this genre of photography, here are a few things to think about as you get started:…

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How to prepare your business for the end of the year.

It’s December, and that means that it’s time to begin thinking about tax time. April 15th may seem far away now, but every year it seems to sneak up on us too quickly. We want to help you get a jump start on tax time now by following our checklist for a few must-do tasks.…

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OUR CYBER WEEKEND DEAL | and some more great deals from our partners!

Iris Works is coming in hot with the best pricing of the year for Cyber Weekend. START A NEW IRIS WORKS SUBSCRIPTION: Are you ready to take your business to the next level with the only studio management system you’ll ever need? Today, you can save 30% off your annual subscription with code CYBER2018. UPGRADE…

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