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The Small Town Photographer

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January 14, 2019

I began my photography business almost four years ago. My growth has been slow but steady. I don’t have a studio or a crew of helpers. It’s just me, a gear bag, a table in my bedroom, and bunch of print samples.

I make good money with my business, though I didn’t at fir...

December 18, 2018

With a new year upon us, there’s no better time to reset the way you keep track of your photography business finances. There’s nothing romantic or warm and fuzzy here, just solid advice for how to keep track of your photography business finances.

Even if you’re an estab...

December 5, 2018

The debate between In-Person Sales and Shoot-and-Burn wages on. We photographers discuss endlessly each model. Should we deliver digitals or not? Is print a dead art form? Who cares about prints when we can have every photo ever at our digital fingertips?

These are the...

June 6, 2018

All too often, photography tutorials begin with the exposure triangle: aperture, shutter speed, and ISO. While those three variables are the core of every photo, there’s one technical skill that everyone should master first: how to accurately focus on a subject.

I begin...

May 14, 2018

When I switched from a “shoot-and-burn” business to an “in-person sales” business, I completely underestimated one tiny little detail: choosing print products to sell is hard. There are so many products out there. It’s tough to even know where to start! Which print lab...

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