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Monthly Archives: April 2014

If you want to make every client love you, caring about them is absolutely the number one most important part of running a successful boudoir photography business. If you’re not willing to actually give a shit about your clients or their experience, then you can stop reading right now. Everything I am going to tell you […]

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Let me start by saying I’m not a lover of change. I’ve stayed in relationships and jobs and feuds well beyond their expiration date. (I blame my moon in Taurus.) Until April 1, 2012, I worked full-time in a corporate journalism career I effectively began when I was 14. I rose in rank through sweat, tears, and […]

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f you’re a photographer, it’s almost a guarantee that you’ll have a card or hard drive crash within 48 months or less. What’s your backup solution? If your answer is anything that excludes online backup, you’re risking catastrophic failure. Yes you’ve got the latest RAID system and 10 redundant drives in your office or studio, but […]

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Penny asks: “What are some good questions to ask your client about their experience so you can learn from their answers? I am completely stumped.” This is actually a great question and a rather important one. Sometimes we may not feel comfortable enough to straight up ask our client how their shoot and experience went […]

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No matter what genre you shoot, with portraiture we aim to make people look good. Right? Yes. We all want to look good. Younger, thinner, taller, smarter, etc.  I know that each woman who comes into my studio has a list of all the things she wants to look like. I tell her she will look like […]

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