My free checklist will help you get organized so you can finally run a smooth food photography shoot!
Optimizing your images for web probably isn’t the first thing on your mind when you’re ready to share a fresh batch of photos. Those of us who just want to focus on making the very best images possible sometimes find things like website design and SEO to be a frustrating distraction, but they’re a vital […]
If you are a photographer (heck, a human being), chances are, you have struggled with self doubt and lack of confidence. As a photographer, this can manifests itself like this: not charging enough for your services, not going after the jobs you really want, not setting yourself challenging goals, etc. But here’s the thing: as […]
You read my last posts, Getting Started with Lightroom, and Lightroom: Basic Panel and you are ready to learn some advanced Lightroom editing techniques? (If you haven’t checked them out yet, hop on over! I’ll wait right here.) Today we’re ready to really dive into Lightroom editing and all of the different ways it can […]
And we’re back with another Lightroom tutorial! Today we’re going to talk about your first line of defense against some common photography issues you might run into: the Lightroom “Basic” panel. If you missed last’s week tutorial about how to get your images into Lightroom to start with, check it out here. If you’re struggling […]
Lightroom is one of the most powerful tool in the food photographer’s toolbox. Unfortunately, as a beginner, it can feel very overwhelming and complicated. Don’t be intimidated by all those buttons and menus! In this quick guide, I’ll demystify Lightroom for you beginners out there so you can get those images into Lightroom, organized, synced, […]
Productivity tools are all the rage today. If you do a simple Google search for “best productivity tools for business”, you will be overwhelmed by the sheer amount of apps and software out there. I am all about saving time. I don’t know about you, but I didn’t start my own company to work […]
Time management for entrepreneurs is already tough as it is, but if you throw in busy mom life in the mix, it can quickly feel impossible. When I decided to take my photography business full time, my husband had just started a new job, one with opportunity but where he’d have to work overtime to […]
It might seem overwhelming to add food photography props to the long list of equipment, software, backdrops, and education you’re already purchasing when starting a photography business. But it doesn’t have to be! Despite the fact that you don’t need super fancy equipment when you are just starting, you also don’t need to invest in […]
Picture this: you reached out to your favorite brands, tapped all your connections, talked to all the local restaurants. And then one day, it finally happens. Somebody wants to hire you. You found the client, the hard part is done, right? Now what’s next? Crap. You don’t have the first idea where to start! In this post, I put together a simple process to onboard new clients that works for me
An online portfolio is an essential piece for your photography business. It showcases your style and skills to potential customers. When done well, it can boost your SEO, lead to new projects, and improve your professional visibility.
You know that last minute trip to the grocery store that really sets you back a couple of hours? Or having to reshoot client images because you didn’t have a shot list to work from?
Well, say goodbye to your old way of working and hello to the more organised version of you. You’re just going to love this checklist.
I am sure you have heard of personal branding before. It is kind of a buzzword these days and you see it peppered into pins on Pinterest, in your favorite podcast, and and quite a few Instagram Stories. You probably think that branding doesn’t apply to you but only to large companies and, well, brands. […]