How to get natural expressions in photos

With family and wedding photography the experience you offer is almost as important as the photographs. One of last weekend’s wedding couples booked me specifically because of the way I made the group photographs fun at their friend’s wedding. Most of the testimonials on my website talk about the experience more than the photographs. Your […]

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How to find or become a second shooter

When I started my photography career and wanted to get into weddings I started being a second shooter for a more established, local wedding photographer. Everyone wins. The lead photographer benefited because he didn’t pay me and got my help throughout the day. He could also leave me with the groom in the morning while […]

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How to clone your best clients

I’ve got something special for you today, but first, an introduction. I don’t know if you know Heidi Thompson, but she is a wedding business & marketing strategist, founder of Evolve Your Wedding Business, and a friend of mine. In fact she used to live just a few miles from me. She has spent the […]

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How to be a full time wedding and portrait photographer

When I had a ‘proper job’ I’d sit there every Sunday night dreading the coming week. Well, now it’s the New Year it’s like the mother of all Sunday nights. We assess our life. Our relationships, our financial status, our happiness, and of course our job. If you’ve dreamt of being a full time portrait […]

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Check out my interview with Andrew Hellmich from Photobizexposed

I was honoured to be interviewed by the lovely Andrew Hellmich of www.Photobizexposed.com recently. You can check it out here. We talk about all this and more: How in-person sales guarantees doubling or tripling your profits Why most photographers start with online sales instead of in-person sales What is it with in-person sales sessions that […]

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How new photographers can get clients fast…

I always say it’s easy to make money in photography, but hard to make a living. To make a living in photography you need enough clients to keep you busy for around 40 hours a week – like a ‘normal’ job would. That’s a lot of clients. Depending on your prices, your overheads, and your […]

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Steal my 8 favourite ways to get high quality wedding photography clients

Most wedding photographers guard their favourite marketing ideas like a rabid Honey Badger with low blood sugar. I’m weird. I like helping my fellow wedding photographers. Even the ones in my town! Crazy, right? Well, I live by this rule: “You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help other people […]

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How I got 6 wedding suppliers to all instantly recommend me with 1 simple email

How I got 6 wedding suppliers to all instantly recommend me with 1 simple email Crazy, right? Well, I’m about to show you a video that explains exactly how I did it and there’s no charge at all. What would it mean to you to have all these businesses actively recommending you every time they […]

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How to get a wedding venue to recommend you

I’m no mind-reader, but I’m guessing there are roughly a gazillion wedding photographers in your area. You’re all clamouring for a limited number of weddings. Most photographers cross their fingers and hope a handful of brides visit their website, while others haemorrhage money on ineffective advertising. Wouldn’t it be sweet if you had a wedding […]

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How to get wedding venues and suppliers to recommend you

In the last email I said you need to help wedding couples like and trust you through clever marketing if you want them to hire you. The same is true with wedding suppliers. I’ve had two wedding planners start recommending me when I’ve never even photographed any of their weddings! It was all because I […]

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