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6 Skills You Need As A Photographer | #69 May 18, 2023

Technical Skills

You’re working with cameras, computers, lights… you need to know the ins and outs of these. A good camera is a complex beast. Aperture, focal length, shutter speed… there’s so much to know here. Luckily YouTube is a gold mine of knowledge.

I recently...

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Can ChatGPT Replace Photographers? | #68 May 16, 2023

Whether you like it or not, AI is coming for A LOT of jobs.

Photographers are relatively safe, at least for the time being. Yes, there are tools that can create product photos on any background, but they don’t hold anything to an actual photographer.

I want to talk about how ChatGPT can be...

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The most valuable asset in your business | #67 May 14, 2023

Let’s talk about investing in yourself for a little bit. As an entrepreneur, investing in yourself is one of the best things you can do, especially early on.

You’re the number one asset in the business, so it makes sense to invest into that asset. When I was starting out on my...

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Finding Your Why - My Story | #66 May 12, 2023

I’d like to tell you a story.

It’s about WHY I do what I do, and why I’d like to help YOU grow your creative business and start getting more clients than you know what to do with.

Over 2 years ago, I started my YouTube channel. I thought it'd be fun to create videos teaching...

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How To Avoid Revisions and Increase Revenue | #65 May 10, 2023

Hate Revisions?

Want to make more per client?

What if I told you these are directly related? And they’re tied together with one principle: good communication.

Now before you stop reading because you think you know how to communicate with clients, most creatives are actually doing this...

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$500 vs $5000 Clients: They’re built different | #64 May 08, 2023

In my 3+ years of working with product photography clients, I’ve seen the whole spectrum of budgets. I’ve taken on projects for 100 bucks all the way up to $10,000+ and everything in between.

There’s one thing that has been a constant that I’ve learned.

Low-budget clients...

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One Of My Biggest Lessons | #63 May 06, 2023

 

Let’s get right to it. The biggest lesson I learned is this:

You need to put in work with zero expectation of return.

The world does not owe you anything.

You are not entitled to anything.

You’re not owed clients, you’re not owed views or followers, and you’re not...

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Moving The Needle Forward | #62 May 04, 2023

It’s easy to stay busy.

You might think you’re on the right path since you’re putting in the work every single day into your business. While this is good, it’s not enough.

It’s not enough to just work hard.

You need to work hard on the right things.

If you feel like...

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Reflecting and Setting New Goals | #61 May 02, 2023

Originally shared 12.23.22 

 

The end of the year is almost here. It's important to take time to review and reflect.

Reflection can help us to understand what we've achieved and what's held us back.

Start by writing down all you achieved during the past year, no matter how small....

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5 things I wish I knew before quitting my 9-5 | #60 Apr 30, 2023

I spent 1 year struggling to quit my 9-5 while focusing on building my photography business

Some days I made forward progress, other days I went backwards.

I had little to no guidance. Then I invested in myself and everything changed.

Here are the top 5 things I wish I knew before starting my...

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How to stay broke as a photographer | #59 Apr 28, 2023

Do you want to learn how to not make any money from photography?

Of course not.

But let’s do a little experiment. If we learn how to stay broke, all we need to do is the opposite so that we can make serious cash.

How do we stay broke as a photographer?

Only say yes to...

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5 Reasons Most Photographers Fail | #58 Apr 26, 2023

I used to be a terrible photographer and an even worse freelancer.

I couldn’t take good photos, clients didn’t know I existed, and I was stuck in a job I hated.

Fast forward a few years later, and I’ve worked with over 50 companies to transform their online presence with product...

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