My Top 5 Smart Decisions

1. Working out of my house. This is the best decision ever. I don’t need to accept projects I don’t want to do. I can work as much or as little as I like. If a client reschedules or is late, it’s no big deal. I can find a million things to do instead. 2. Using Styrofoam backdrops. These can be painted any color. I can paint one side and wallpaper the other. And Styrofoam is incredibly easy to move. 3. Adding consultations. Clients are so much more prepared. I haven’t had anyone show up with the wrong clothes. It makes the resulting images exceedingly better. 4. Printing images. I just can’t say enough about how important this is. When showing a client their printed images for the first time, the satisfaction is far superior to handing them a thumb drive or CD. Or even worse, mailing it to them.

5. Posing instruction. At one time I felt like I shouldn’t give too many directions because the client wouldn’t look like their natural selves. But 2 years later I will confess it’s probably the best change I have made. The clients look better in the portraits, and I believe they are more comfortable being directed because most don’t know how (or THINK they don't know how) to pose.

Looking forward to seeing you all through my lens!!

Recent Posts
Archive
Follow Us
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • Google+ Basic Square