Family Portrait Clothing Ideas | Using Color to Plan

Hey, Sparkles, have you had your OWN family photos taken lately? Headshots, possibly? If not, I hope you get out the calendar, call your go-to photog and get it on the schedule right freaking now. Why, you ask? It’s so important to put yourself in your clients’ shoes. Your clients are feverishly looking for family …

3 Steps to Start a Photography Business

Hello my sparkly photo-loving friends! Welcome to Part 2 of the Immerse Workshops series on the basics of starting a photography business. If you missed Part 1, check it out here and then come back {we’ll wait}. I get asked the same three questions all the time; and, today, I want to lay down the law …

Need help starting a photography business?

Remember the day you unboxed your baby? Your shiny new (or new to you) big-girl camera, that is. Maybe it wasn’t all that long ago or maybe it was a decade ago.  But by now, you know.  You know the feeling of passion, awe, and accomplishment when you cull a gorgeous golden photo session. You know there’s something …

Live streaming for business purposes! It’s good for you!

Let’s get real. You need to start live streaming for business purposes. I know that you’re not sure. I bet you’re wondering, is it worth it? Will I know what to say? What if I’m having a bad hair day or sneeze on camera? Live streaming for business purposes is not just for funsies, it’s ESSENTIAL. In …

Outsourcing Your Photography Business – Weigh the Pros and Cons!

  Ok, raise your hand if the thought of outsourcing your photography business makes you want to cry. Are you a little bit of a control freak when it comes to your work?  Come on now, I know you can be! We ALL can.  But that is just exhausting.  Like…. “it’s not authentically my art unless …

Photography Workflow – Get it together with batching!

    Hey Sparklies! How’s your photography workflow going? This week? Any week? Ever? If you’re constantly winging that photography workflow, I have some wise words for you today, my friends! Listen up. We are going to talk about batching to streamline your photography workflow. IT WORKS. In other words, we’re gonna get those sessions done, out the …