Posts Tagged ‘photography business tips’

Three Reasons to Use a Retainer for your Photography Business

Show of hands, or rather show of comments below – how many of you have had a portrait client cancel on you? Everyone, right? And how many of you who had that client cancel didn’t collect a retainer? Unfortunately we hear too often that photographers aren’t collecting retainers for their portrait sessions. And when a…

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Business Insurance: Why You Need it

business insurance, photography business, liability

We have heard some horror stories from photographers, who shall remain nameless, about not having business insurance. We see the question asked all the time – “do I really need business insurance for my photography business?”. The answer is a resounding YES. And here’s why: If you have a professional camera… well DUH. Our photography gear…

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4 Steps to Starting a Photography Business

photography business, studio management, starting, entrepreneur, small business

If anyone tells you it’s easy to start a photography business, or any business for that matter – run the other direction. It’s not easy. It’s not glamorous. It’s hard work, and it’s a lot of work. Don’t worry though – we’ve got you covered. Here are 4 steps to start your photography business the…

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Top 3 Things to Include in Your Photography Contracts

The huge elephant in the room – contracts. Some of us use them, some of us even use them consistently. Then there are those photographers who have never even looked at a contract. Chances are, if you haven’t already, you will run into a nightmare client at some point in your career. You know the…

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