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12 Days of Updates

12 Days of Updates

Happy holidays from the Iris team! To get into the holiday spirit, we're launching 12 Days of Updates. Every day we'll be releasing a new feature to save you even more time and keep you organized. Find out what new update we're revealing each day through this live...

Feature Friday : Loren Barker, Portrait Photographer

Feature Friday : Loren Barker, Portrait Photographer

Tell us a little about yourself! I am a St. Louis based photographer that occasionally travels to the Flordia beaches for some sunny, sandy shoots. Love adventure and where my camera has led me to. Outside of photography I am a wife and mother to two loving, sweet,...

The Best Black Friday Deals for Photographers

The Best Black Friday Deals for Photographers

Need a little help with your holiday shopping list? We have the best Black Friday deals for photographers all in one place. Save big on photography tools to help grow your business and take back your time!1. Iris Works- 40% off a yearly subscription Spending more time...

Online Booking – How to book more clients

Online Booking – How to book more clients

How to book more clients with online booking and your website Have you ever spent time going back and forth with clients about availability for booking and what works with their schedule? Communications get lost or delayed and then you potentially miss out on booking...

How to crush your Black Friday promotions

How to crush your Black Friday promotions

Let's chat about using black friday promotions to boost your photography business revenue! Black Friday is right around the corner and that’s always a great time to generate some extra income as you close out the year. People are already in gift-buying mode, so it’s a...

Feature Friday : Megan Jefferson, Indianapolis Artist

Feature Friday : Megan Jefferson, Indianapolis Artist

Tell us a little about yourself! I attended Miami University and majored in art where I was lucky enough to explore a lot of different mediums. I've been a practicing artist ever since graduating. I typically create color based, semi abstract oil paintings. I also...

Don’t be afraid to outsource your editing

Don’t be afraid to outsource your editing

The list of things that photographers love about their job is big: networking flexible schedules, meeting clients, photographing sessions, flexing their creative muscles, sharing finished work, and more. But if you ask a photographer for a list of things that they...