Finding your dream photographer

Finding your dream photographer is like trying to find your soulmate - it’s a thorough process. It also takes a while, but if you’re trying to exponentially grow your brand it’s a process worth investing in. This week, I'll be swapping roles and teaching you how to find your dream photographer.

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Outfit, poses, shoot!

For the client, the most nerve-racking aspects of photography are outfit selections, posing and confidence in front of the camera. If your client isn’t feeling their outfit or has trouble smiling for the camera, it is your duty as the photographer to give the best tips and encouragement possible. You’re the expert and the ice breaker. The way you handle your shoot will determine the outcome. Want to give your client the best tips? Keep reading, this resource will thoroughly address this topic and offer advice on outfit choices, poses and more.

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Photography gear, software and more!

What’s so hard about photography? All you do is press a button.”

Ah, the thought that crosses the minds of many. But if you’re a photographer, you know the truth. Photography is more than a click of a button. It involves adjusting your camera settings, getting the correct lens, editing with high-quality software, making sure you have the best camera equipment …

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Capturing your vision pt. 2

Welcome back to part two of “capturing your vision” series. As I mentioned last week, this series focuses on helping you harness your creativity and encourages you to reflect it in your images. When you’re shooting for a brand, your vision can get lost among the details. If this is happening to you, it’s okay. We’ve all been there. With these six steps, you’ll come back with a sharper and stronger vision.

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Capturing your vision pt. 1

I think we can all agree that the best part about photography is capturing your vision. Essentially, that’s what it all boils down to - a tangible creation of your talent. In previous resources we talk about capturing the brand’s vision, but in this series, I want to hone in on capturing your vision as a photographer. The degree to how well you portray your vision through your images will make or break the final shot.

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How to start working with brands pt. 2

I’m so excited to share with you the second and final part of ‘how to start working with brands.” It has taken me a while to fully address this question because it can’t be easily (nor thoroughly) answered in one Instagram comment. As you can see, there are several aspects to starting a brand collaboration. But as of this week, you will now you have the answer to the most frequently asked question. So let’s wrap it up.

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How to start working with brands pt. 1

In my junior year of college, a huge brand contacted me — and to be honest, I was a bit hesitant to reply. I wasn’t sure if the Instagram account was actually legitimate, so I didn’t want to risk it at the moment. Long story short, the brand was actually the real deal and I’ve been blessed to be part of its team ever since. Can you guess who the brand is? …

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THE CREATIVE PROCESS OF BRAND PHOTOGRAPHY PT. 3

I know I told you last week to grab your pen and paper to take notes, but this week you’re also going to need a cup of coffee and some snacks because this stuff is about to get really good. If you haven’t read the last two posts on the creative process, go back and read them! You don’t want to miss a step. I promise it’s worth it. But if you’re all caught up, let’s dive in!

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The Creative Process of Brand Photography pt. 2

You’ve connected with the brand, aligned with their mission statement and nailed down the brand’s message. Now you’re wondering, “What’s next?” In the following steps, I’m going to guide you through the preparation process. This is crucial for shooting day. So, make sure you have a pen and paper — you’re going to want to take some notes!

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The Creative Process of Brand Photography pt. 1

The time to take the leap of faith into brand photography is now. Brand photography is a massive industry that will continue evolving for decades. With the growth of social media platforms, such as Facebook and Instagram, there has been a higher demand for stunning imagery. If you’re a prospective brand photographer or an amateur, this is a gold mine. Our generation doesn’t want to be sold to. They want to feel like you are adding to their lives. And you can help a brand accomplish that through your photography skills.

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