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  1. Email Promos for Photographers

    18 Sep 2020

    Many of you have been asking me for samples of great email promotions by photographers. Email is an important way of reaching out to potential clients and staying in touch. I recommend sending personal email introductions as a first touch point, and then following up every 2-3 months with new…

  2. In Conversation with Catherine Couturier

    15 Sep 2020

    Interview with fine art photography gallerist Catherine Couturier of the Catherine Couturier Gallery in Houston, TX Some of the topics we covered:  • How photographers can get noticed by galleries• How commercial and fine art work should be separated• How galleries work with photographers to promote and sell their prints…

  3. How To: Virtual Portfolio Reviews

    09 Aug 2020

    If physical distancing has done any good for the photography world it has been the vast widening of access to information as well as online portfolio reviews I’ve recognized an increase in opportunities for photographers to be seen by photo reps, at photo festivals and in online portfolio reviews…

  4. In Conversation with Jessica Arroyo

    08 Aug 2020

    Central Texas based portrait photographer Jessica Arroyo joins me for a conversation about her career which began with falling in love with photography after receiving a Holga in college. After 8 years of shooting weddings she now focuses on intimate portraits and personal projects. Jessica shares some beautiful stories, images…

  5. Consistency Builds Trust

    27 Jul 2020

    When you email someone for the first time and they don’t write you back, to me that seems perfectly normal. You are a stranger to them, they have little reason to trust you or any incentive to respond, they are not invested in you. Don’t let this deter you

  6. What Is A Photography Treatment?

    02 Jul 2020

    Advertising agencies and larger brands may request that photographers being considered for a project submit a creative proposal or photography treatment Today I am speaking with creative director, writer, artist and activist Erica Boynton. Erica has directed campaigns for HBO, Absolut Vodka, Target, and many other brands. We are…

  7. See In Black

    19 Jun 2020

    -Vol. 001 Black In America “With the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, David McAtee, Tony McDade, and other Black people at the hands of law enforcement, See In Black formed as a collective of Black photographers to dismantle white supremacy and systematic oppression. Through the sale of highly-curated

  8. Productivity in a Pandemic

    16 Jun 2020

    All of my clients have been asking me the same questions in these past few months, ”Should I be marketing myself right now? What do I say to my clients?” The answer changes slightly week to week, but especially this month as we find our feeds blacked out…

  9. Black Photographers Matter

    13 Jun 2020

    This past week has provided a huge swell of excitement about the potential for change not just in our country, but in the photography community. It has been amazing to see so many businesses not only supporting Black Lives Matter, but also pledging to review their own practices and biases…

  10. Make Make Make Podcast

    31 May 2020

    Thanks to Josh Baker for inviting me to be a guest on the Make Make Make Podcast We discuss how to jump to the next level with your photography business, the importance of being in community, fear of failure, money, marketing and so much more. Listen to the podcast here…

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