Make a Living as a Portrait Photographer

Angel David Weatherston, Helping Artists Grow

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38 Videos (1h 52m)
    • Intro

      2:29
    • Specializing as a Photographer

      2:19
    • Not to Specialize

      2:20
    • TFP (Trade for Print)

      4:44
    • Importance of Portfolio

      0:54
    • Website Portfolio

      1:48
    • Portfolio Book

      2:28
    • Social Media Portfolio

      2:09
    • Copyrights

      4:00
    • Prints Vs Digital

      3:42
    • Packages

      5:29
    • High End Clientele

      3:02
    • Show your pricing

      2:52
    • Cheap Customers

      2:22
    • Credit Card Payments

      3:38
    • Lots of images on Website

      1:38
    • Website Pricing

      4:31
    • Website Subscribers

      4:12
    • Website Pages

      1:51
    • Private Galleries Website

      1:48
    • Categorizing your Website

      2:16
    • Different types of Photography

      1:17
    • Model Photography

      6:11
    • Children and Family Photography

      4:24
    • Newborn and Maternity Photography

      4:38
    • Couples Photography

      2:20
    • When to get a studio

      4:12
    • Home Studios

      2:18
    • Private vs Public Studios

      3:58
    • Appointments

      2:50
    • Location

      2:06
    • Size of your studio

      2:29
    • Shared Space

      2:49
    • Always Keep Shooting

      1:30
    • Concept Photography

      2:48
    • Facebook

      1:41
    • Business Cards

      2:00
    • Fan Pages

      4:02

About This Class

In this class you will learn all the tools required to become a full time photographers. We will go over your Portfolio from your book, your website, and social media portfolio. We will learn the importance of having a portfolio and tips to growing it. 

We will then go over Pricing your work, talk about prints versus digital. We will talk about making packages for your work to make more per client. We will then talk about working with High end clientele and also characteristics of cheap customers. We will then talk about publicly showing your pricing and the benefits of it. 

We will then move of to talk about your photographers website. The importance of it and tips to make it look good and professional. We will talk about having private galleries for clients, and then talk about getting subscribers through your website and what to do with them. 

We will then talk about the different types of portrait photography and ways to market them. From working with Models, Children/Family, Newborn/Maternity, and Couples/Engagements. Several things that makes each type unique when trying to make a living from them. 

We will then talk about owning a studio and when you will know if you are ready to open one. Then talk about location, size, home studios, and sharing your space. We will also talk about having appointments for your studio and taking deposits. 

We will finish the course by talking about Marketing to get customers. We will talk about the importance of using facebook and the impact social media has on marketing today. We will also talk about using Concept Photography to stand out as a photographer and have more to sell to customers. We will also talk about your business cards and social media pages to build a fan base. 

All these tools will help you on your road to becoming a full time photographer. Leave your questions if you have any and I will address each one of you. 

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