An iPhone only wedding

I belong to several Facebook photography groups to keep up with several colleagues in the industry and see what people are talking about.  Today, a photographer posted a link to an iPhone and Instagram Only Wedding, shot by Kim A. Thomas.  The photographer who posted...

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Sony A77 Review

Here is my review of the Sony Alpha SLT-A77VQS translucent mirrored camera "DSLR."   DSLR is in quotes because it is not a Single Lens Reflex camera.  The mirror inside the A77 is fixed and translucent and doesn't open to expose the sensor.  Rather, when a photo is...

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Flash Batteries

What are the best batteries for your camera flash? There is a lot to think about when preparing for a professional portrait shoot or wedding when you are a photographer.  One of the most overlooked places is finding the best batteries for your camera flash.  Using the...

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Groupon Review for Photographers

We decided to put this Groupon Review for Photographers together to keep from having to email the same things over and over. After running our own Groupon on Oct. 2009, we have been asked by at least 50 different photographers from all over the nation to give advice...

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Briarhurst Manor Estate

Attention photographers, just wanted to bring Briarhurst Manor Estate to your radar.  We just finished reading through their "Vendor Advisory Letter" that they send to the vendors for weddings being held at their venue.  A few things on the form are keeping us from...

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Becoming a Wedding Photographer

Create a simple contract - Do this first. Because I am going to suggest you take some free weddings to get your feet wet, you should have a contract to protect yourself Shoot some weddings for free- If you have ever watched American Idol, Simon Cowell would interact...

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Fashion Camera Bags

Women, are you tired of the same old camera bags?  Tired of carrying around something that really doesn't match your shoes or look great while you are on a shoot.  Photo Aspects has come up with several different options for you ladies who just won't sacrifice being...

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Contracting Associate Photographers

Table of Contents What is an associate photographer? Who should hire an associate? When do you hire an associate? Who is the right associate photographer? What kind of contract do you need? Additional questions! A couple of years ago I met Michael and Anna Costa when...

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Accepting Credit Cards

If you aren't accepting credit cards for your photography business, then you are missing out on a ton of business.  I want to explain what we have done to accept credit cards, including what we say to our clients. A few ways to accept credit cards You can apply at a...

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Eco-Friendly Packaging

Photo Aspects caught up with Caroline Ghetes, a Chicago Photographer, and asked her about her Eco-Friendly Packaging for Photographers. Here are some of the "tough" questions we asked her about her collection. PA:I have seen your EcoFriendly Packaging and I absolutely...

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Adam and Eve Photography

First, check out Adam and Eve Photography's Groupon Deal, then return to this page.  We are wondering if they will be "Abel" to complete all of them and still stay solvent.  Okay, sorry for the pun.  Let's check out the deal and see how this might pan out for them....

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Vision Photography Groupon

Today's Groupon was Vision Photography. Take a look at today's deal from Groupon.  It is a Denver based photography studio named "Vision Photography." What I want you to notice is that they did not give away the farm and they capped the number on their deal. See the...

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Clark Berry Photography Groupon

I have known Clark for several years.  We met while shooting a wedding.  I was shooting video and Clark and his wife were the photographers.  Clark and Becki are awesome photographers and awesome people. I did not knowingly give them any advice on their Groupon, but...

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Perfectly Structured Photography Groupon

Brad Walters created the perfect Groupon.  Maybe a little tweaking could make it even better, but his deal is near perfect and will probably gross him well over 50k.  Not bad for a one day promotion and 80 clients. Check out his Groupon Deal Read through Brad's deal...

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