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Photography Contest and Program Giveaway!

Photography Contest and Program Giveaway!

Vote for your favorite in the comments! (Click to view larger and see names) You Can Still Enter Our Contest! 1. Send your name and photo to us:  email at howtostartphotography dot com 2. Vote in the comments for any photo that's not your own 3. Ask friends and family to vote for your photo!   Your photo will be judged on Camera Skills, Wow Factor, Editing Skills, and Number of Votes.  Winner will be announced June 30!  

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7 Awesome Freebies for Your Photography Business

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7 Awesome Freebies for Your Photography Business

Enjoy these 7 Free Tools for Your photography business! 1. Still shooting in Auto? If you're feeling a little overwhelmed about all the different settings on your camera, you might get caught in the trap of leaving your camera in the automatic mode so you don't have to worry about figuring everything out. But shooting in this mode in certain situations can make your professional camera look like nothing but a cheap cell phone camera. See the Difference 2. Are friends and family your only clients? When you're just starting out, it's great to shoot with friends or family who...

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10 Things You Should Know Before Starting Your Photography Business

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10 Things You Should Know Before Starting Your Photography Business

If you've been tossing around the idea of going full time with your photography, here are some of the most important things you'll need to know about running a portrait photography business. 1. Photographers are all about Customer Service The first and probably most important thing you’ll need to recognize as a portrait photographer is that you’re basically in a customer service job: which means you’re going to have to know how to interact with people and be super friendly. As a photographer, you’re the main image for your company, and people base their recommendations off of not only your...

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How is a Mirrorless Camera different than a DSLR?

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How is a Mirrorless Camera different than a DSLR?

About a year ago, I made this informative video explaining the differences between a traditional dslr and the newer mirrorless camera technology. But now that I've owned my Mirrorless Camera for over a year, I have a better idea about the pros and cons on a more personal level from actually shooting with it. This video explains the basics, and I'll add my thoughts below. What is a Mirroless Camera? Just like the name says, a mirrorless camera is one that doesn’t have a mirror to lift out of the way when you push the shutter button to take the...

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10 Things You Should Know Before a Photo Session

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10 Things You Should Know Before a Photo Session

Watch this video to guarantee a successful photography session! Know Before you Go! After 6 years as a photographer shooting weddings, family & baby sessions, I’ve come up with a pretty solid list of things that clients usually want to know before their session. It’s best if you know exactly what it is you offer so you have an answer for your clients when they ask these questions, and it helps to tell the client everything up front so there aren’t any miscommunications. 1. Payment Does your client know exactly how much they will be paying you? And Will they...

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