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Terran Bayer Guest Artist of the Month January 2020

Join me in welcoming Terran Bayer to the Hair of the Dog Academy as Guest Artist of the Month for the month of January.  Photographing dogs on a paper backdrop in the studio means one thing: dirty, hairy, drooly floors. But fear not! In her member's only tutorial,...

Haron Haghuis Guest Artist of the Month December 2019

Join me in welcoming Haron Haghuis to the Hair of the Dog Academy as Guest Artist of the Month for the month of December.  In his member's only tutorial, he takes us behind the scenes to show the specific conditions he looks for when creating a moody portrait, and he...

Jess Bell Guest Artist of the Month November 2019

Please help me welcome Jess Bell to the Hair of the Dog Academy as Guest Artist of the Month for the month of November.  If you have seen Jess's work, you have probably been in awe of how beautiful it is.  She is going behind the scenes to share her editing skills...

Danica Barreau Guest Artist of the Month October 2019

Please help me welcome Danica Barreau as the Hair of the Dog Academy Guest Artist of the month for the month of October!  I must say that I've been an admirer of Danica's (pronounced duh-NEE-kuh) work for a long time and it's an honor that she agreed to share her...

The Secret Magical Ingredient

Behind the Scenes at BarkzealandI’m not crying…you’re crying. It all started a little over 3 years ago - I boarded a plane for Barcelona to meet in-person for the first time two colleagues - Kaylee Greer and Charlotte Reeves - to teach the very first out-of-this-world...

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Breaking Down Money Blocks

Breaking Down Money Blocks

What money sayings do you catch yourself saying regularly?   “Money doesn’t grow on trees.” “You’ve got to work harder to make more.” “You can’t be successful without sacrifice.” “Rich people are greedy.” We all have them, whether conscious or...

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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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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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Should I lower my pricing?

Should I lower my pricing?

“I’m second guessing my pricing.  I was very successful last fall, grossing $17,000 in just two months, since then all I have heard is “I love your work but it is not in my budget.”  I’m considering lowering my prices, but not sure if that is the...

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