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30% of my website traffic comes from Pinterest, and I spend barely any time on there a day. Maybe an hour or two a month? It’s so ridiculously easy to turn Pinterest into a lead generating machine. It really doesn’t take much time at all. You might group Pinterest in as social media, but it’s […]

5/20/19

How to Expand Your Photography Business with Pinterest

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Lookbook Photoshoot for Saffron Road Fashion Saffron Road’s newest autumn lookbook has dropped! We headed down to the beach in between storm clouds, rain, rainbows and sun for this shoot! Larissa from Busy Models was our model and we were photographing the new autumn drop for Saffron Road. The weather wasn’t great! We didn’t have […]

5/06/19

Behind the Scenes on a Lookbook Shoot

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To be honest, the thing I feel like I get the most engagement on these days on Instagram is in the Stories! I love using them as more of a snapshot into my day to day. To show shoots, behind the scenes, things I like, or connecting with people. You can poll people easily, spark […]

4/22/19

My Top Apps for Instagram Stories

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Social media isn’t going anywhere anytime soon, and Instagram is my favourite place to hang out. A problem I frequently see small business owners struggling with is how to make their feed look cohesive and have a good flow. As a photographer you’re frequently putting together photos to have a flow and a story, so […]

4/08/19

How To Create A Cohesive Instagram Feed

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It’s coming up on 10 years now of the year I decided to pick up a DSLR and take a photo class I saw in the newspaper. Which feels strange to say, but time seems to just fly by every year. Back then I had no idea where photography was going to take me. I […]

3/25/19

What I Wish I Knew Before Becoming a Photographer

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When you started being a photographer you thought it would mean lots of taking photos and not much else. Or I did at least, and I quickly learned that working for yourself can feel totally overwhelming at times. So it’s time to learn how to work smarter and not harder. It’s not being lazy, it’s […]

3/18/19

How To Automate Your Social Media

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  Work with a good team. You’re only as good as your team, and if the model, make up, or wardrobe doesn’t look good, it doesn’t matter how good your photography is, it won’t have the same impact. Be aware of trends, what is in style at the moment(clothing wise and photography-wise), seasons, and look […]

3/11/19

5 Tips for Becoming a Fashion Photographer

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I’m a water baby through and through, and shooting at the beach is one of my favorite places to shoot. Working with the sun can be a bit of a challenge sometimes, and there’s a few easy tips to make it work for you instead of working against you. Let me know if you try […]

3/11/19

5 Tips for Shooting At The Beach

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As a photographer you can end up wearing 20 billion different hats trying to juggle all the roles in your business. It’s not sustainable to be busy 24/7, so I’m always looking for ways to make my workflow more streamlined and not waste time on things that could be done in a more efficient way. […]

3/11/19

My Favorite Apps for Photographers

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We all have spent hours scrolling through perfectly curated feeds, wondering how do I get my feed to look like that? Especially as an entrepreneur when having a strong social media presence is so important. Consistency is key, and having a strong visual identity when the decision whether someone will follow your account, or not […]

3/11/19

How To Shoot Better Images For Instagram

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