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  • 4 Signs That You Might Have "Made It"
    4 Signs That You Might Have “Made It”
    Though some of you are there and some of you are not there, the goal is usually the same for everyone. You all want to make it. And while that means different things to different people, there are some clear defining factors that will start to signify...
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  • not your average editing tips for a better workflow
    Not Your Average Editing Tips for a Better Workflow
    Let’s face it, your photos are what’s going to get you noticed. There’s no denying that. But here’s the other part of that, at what cost are you producing great photos? No, this isn’t all about money either. It’s about workflow and how you can start maintaining...
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  • How to Create a Website Bio That Builds Trust
    How to Create a Website Bio That Builds Trust
    There are many elements of your website that are important in displaying your work, educating visitors, and building trust with future clients. That’s why your website needs to be up to date and looking great at all times. One of the toughest elements of building your site...
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  • 5 Ways to Win Against the Algorithms
    5 Ways to Win Against the Algorithms
    The social media crowd has gone wild lately. While it’s true there are certain algorithms and codes in place so that people cannot take too much advantage of social media. No person has more leverage than other in that regard, but why so much fuss? Truth is,...
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  • 5 Photography Tools You Can Start Using Today
    5 Photography Tools You Can Start Using Today
    There are tons of lists on the internet about the top 20 or top 40 tools that you can use to help make your business grow and expand and it can be overwhelming, to say the least. Instead of giving you a list of a billion tools...
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  • more than passion
    It Takes More Than Passion
    It’s not all about passion. While there is definitely something to be said for being passionate about what you are doing, there’s more. There just has to be more. You grow up hearing the phrase, “follow your passion,” or “pursue your passion,” and while there is merit...
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  • photography business
    Photography for the Long Haul
    Photography, one of the greatest arts and there are a ton of benefits why doing any type of art is good for you. Think about the first time you picked up a camera. Remember that feeling? It’s likely a positive memory because it made you feel as...
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  • Why a Photography Website is a Necessity
    Why a Photography Website is a Necessity
    If you haven’t already heard, a Facebook page is not going to cut it for your photography business. It’s a good start, of course, but once you are bringing in clients and have some experience under your best, it’s time to upgrade. There are a number of...
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  • Process of Being Pro
    Process of Being Pro
    What’s the best way to get your work out there into the public? Well, there is no secret tip or hack to doing that. In fact, it’s almost grossly simple how you get your photography work out to the public. Are you ready for the secret? Get...
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  • video in photography
    The Secret Move Most Photographers Are Ignoring? Video!
    Lights, camera, action! Photographers are well known for what they do best; photograph. But what if we could do more to get noticed? Turns out, they can. Ever considered putting video on your website? Now, you might be thinking, “Why would I put a video on my website...
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  • Do Your Photography Business Your Way
    Do Your Photography Business Your Way
    Photographers are pros as taking the alternate route in almost every situation. They find themselves shooting in crazy locations, take the long way home to snag the sunset at the right time, convincing close friends to pose for you and so on. You are a great example...
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  • ten before ten strategy
    How To Make “Ten Before Ten” Work For Your Business
    There are plenty of strategies and tools to use when starting your photography business. There will be free tools and paid tools that you can use to improve certain aspects of your business. However, it can be a little tiring to fight through the internet, the podcasts,...
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  • 4 Reasons You Need A Photography Mentor
    4 Reasons You Need A Photography Mentor
    One of the most valuable things you can do when you start your business? No, it’s not new gear. It’s not a brilliant website either. No, it’s not even a social media strategy that you need. You need a mentor. Finding a photography mentor is going to...
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  • Your Mindset Matters
    Your Mindset Matters
    Being a photographer is about talent. You must have the talent, patience, and ability to make images great. This takes practice, research, education, composition, and technological skills to accomplish. But that’s not enough. You have to have the right mindset. The right mindset starts by making sure...
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  • Buddy Branding
    Buddy Branding
    An online presence is an essential tool for your photography business, without a doubt, and these tools are simple and easy to use. They take some time and effort and maybe a bit of money if you want to boost your social media in some way. For...
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Chamira_Headshot_1500x1500I'm Chamira Young. I admit it. I'm an art nerd, Photoshop geek, and photographer with an obsession for productivity and creativity. Through online teaching and podcasting...Read More

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