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Editing Bright Green Grass

Editing Bright Green Grass

Do you find it frustrating when taking outdoor photos in the spring that the leaves and grass appear fluorescent green? Here is a brief video from Heather Lahtinen of Flourish Academy and Hair of the Dog's resident editing ninja to show you a quick...

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Mini-Sessions do not have to equal mini-profits.

Mini-Sessions do not have to equal mini-profits.

I’m addicted to education.  I believe that we ALWAYS have more to learn and that we can pull nuggets of gold from many different areas.  When one of my fellow Pittsburgh photographers was putting on a workshop on how she runs her Mermaid, Fairy,...

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Don’t Pay Me for My Time and Talent

Don’t Pay Me for My Time and Talent

If you’ve looked at any number of photographer’s investment pages I bet you’ve seen the term “time and talent” on many occasions.  I’m not going to mince words here….I hate that phrase.   Why? A. Your “time and talent” is worth a heck of a lot more...

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Creating Pet Portraits in a Park

Creating Pet Portraits in a Park

In this article you'll learn how to make park pet photos your clients will swoon over. Holding pet photography sessions in local parks is a pretty popular location option, but it can also be one of the most challenging places to create an image. ...

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Removing Green Color Casts

Removing Green Color Casts

It’s summer and pet photographers everywhere are cursing the green color cast that is showing up on the white fur of the dogs they are photographing.  Luckily, there is a super quick and easy fix…. If you found that video helpful, I have created an...

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When Can I Start Charging?

When Can I Start Charging?

Money.  It’s a charged subject.  Our culture makes talking about it taboo, and that’s really a shame because that just reinforces whatever money mindset issues we have lurking in our subconscious mind.   These can be things that your parents said...

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Using Todoist for a Photography Workflow

Using Todoist for a Photography Workflow

Last week I shared how I use Dubsado to manage my client inquiries and booking processes, this week I want to share how I use Todoist to manage my workflow AFTER the sales session. My brain is like the bin that they draw the lottery numbers out...

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Using Dubsado as a Portrait Photographer

Using Dubsado as a Portrait Photographer

When you started your photography business did you think that you would spend so much time working on the admin side of your business?  Contracts, invoices, and emails…oh my!   I’ve tried many strategies over the years to streamline my admin tasks...

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Lightroom Classic or Lightroom CC?

Lightroom Classic or Lightroom CC?

What happens when Adobe takes a product that we have been using for years and changes the name of that product while at THE SAME TIME adds a NEW product with the same name as the OLD product?  Mass confusion. If you are a professional pet...

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My Perpetual State of Stuck

My Perpetual State of Stuck

Raise your hand if you’ve ever been trapped in a perpetual state of stuck.  🙋‍♀️ I’ve discovered that this is a regular state for me and most recently been caused by being completely overwhelmed with trying to come up with the perfect Instagram...

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Photography Business Growth = Leads and Sales

Photography Business Growth = Leads and Sales

I hear it all of the time... "I don't have enough clients." "My calendar is empty." "I keep posting on Instagram, but I don't have any inquiries." I've said it before and I'll say it again, there is NO SINGLE thing that you can do to magically fill...

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Photography

Dog and horse photography skill-building tips

Post-Processing

Photoshop and Lightroom tips & tricks

Pricing & Sales

Pricing sessions & products, and selling both

Business

Starting up, workflow, copyright and more

Marketing

How to find clients and get your calendar booked

Mindset

Mindset strategies for a successful business

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