Remember the fable about the grasshopper and the ant? The ant worked hard all summer to prepare for the winter, while the grasshopper played. Eventually, the grasshopper found himself without any food, and struggling to survive through the winter. The ant refused to help him out, telling the grasshopper that he should have prepared better. … [Read more...] about Are You Going To Survive The Winter?
We started our photography business in 2006. That's almost 12 years ago, but it feels like a lifetime, especially when we look back on all that's happened. And when we think about all the mistakes we've made, well, it feels more like two lifetimes! … [Read more...] about 26 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Starting My Photography Business // Part 1
Welcome to Photography Concentrate Headquarters! Setting up an office space requires some special consideration. You want to create a space that you enjoy being in and allows you to work productively, but often that's easier said than done! We've been working out of a home office for five years, and have made our fair share of mistakes. So last year we started fresh, and … [Read more...] about Our Mistakes And Solutions Setting Up A Home Office
An incredibly valuable, but often overlooked, asset for any photography business is a client database. Early in your career you may find it easy to remember all the people you’ve worked with, but after a couple years the number grows and it becomes increasingly difficult to keep track of everyone. … [Read more...] about How To Create A Simple Photography Client Database
Being photographed can be an incredibly insightful process! Image by pink sugar photography. When photographer and subject have a connection and understanding between them, the photos that are created can be powerful and real. That’s pretty straightforward, right? But the big question is “How on earth do I create connection and understanding with someone I just met??”. … [Read more...] about What You Can Learn In Front Of the Lens