“Congrats to Skip Cohen, winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2016 WPPI Honors of Excellence Awards.” Those words were a long time coming. My friend Skip has been a major force in the photography industry for his entire adult life. For more than 40 years he’s had a passion for helping people find […]

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If you are anything like me, you want to move on to the next shoot once a previous once is finished. The pressure to keep a steady flow of work is undeniably strong; especially when you have bills that need to be paid. However, the follow up process after is a shoot is absolutely crucial. […]

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One of the considerations of the future of the photo industry is Pension & Welfare for crew members. Historically, this hasn’t been on the radar within the photo industry. States are now requiring and enforcing Pension & Welfare for photo productions. This tax liability used to just be reserved for productions like TV, Commercials, and […]

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When you’re running your own photography business, taking photos is really only about 25% of your job. You also have to find time for editing, marketing, client meetings, website maintenance, and bookkeeping. Come tax time each April, you may be looking for a few deductions to cut your tax bill. If you use your own car for your business, it’s an eligible tax deduction.

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Succeeding with your goals this year It’s February, how are your goals coming? Let’s revist how you are setting your goals and some tips to keep them going. It’s easy to set goals. We all can do it? How many of us have set goals and never reached them? We all have. We may do […]

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Anyone who uses Instagram as a social media outlet for sharing personal images, as well as maintaining and building an audience for their business, knows that switching accounts can be a royal pain. The idea of swapping all the time was annoying enough for me to never create a second account and for a while, I […]

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As photographers, we have a pretty awesome job. Take pictures & make people happy. Unfortunately, we also have to find ways to sell, and upsell, our work to pay for that equipment, that studio, food, mortgages, and well, just about everything else. Problem is, these days imagery is so prevalent, many consumers fail to see […]

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