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Compose outdoor portraits that sell

Carefully designed environmental portrait photographs can create significant purchasing desire and ultimately higher sales.

Profiles
Sandra Coan turned a side hustle into six figures

By restructuring everything from pricing to profit margins, Sandra Coan built one of the most successful portrait studios in the Seattle area.

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PPA President’s message: Stock your tool belt

To be a better photographer, keep learning.

Galleries
Photo gallery: Lisa Holloway’s dreamy children’s portraits

A photo gallery of Lisa Holloway's family and child portrait photography

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Kim Hildebrand found her niche in in-home family portraits

Family portrait photographer Kim Hildebrand discusses how she got into the in-home family portrait niche

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Posing families for real

Kim Hildebrand shares advice for getting families into natural poses for photo sessions in their own homes.

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Risky Business: Building success on calculated risk

Photographer Megan DiPiero offers tips on taking calculated risks for your business.

Business
A portrait sales blueprint

Hudson's Portrait Design shares its proven system for driving strong sales but building relationships that lead to years of repeat bookings.

Galleries
Photo gallery: CreativeSoul’s celebration of natural hair

Kahran and Regis Bethencourt, of CreativeSoul Photography, have garnered media attention with their AfroArt portrait series, a collection of styled fashion portraits showcasing natural African-American hair.

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Truth in beauty: Portraits that test expectations and start conversations

Portrait photographers Kahran and Regis Bethencourt, of CreativeSoul Photography in Atlanta, Georgia, discuss their AfroArt series

Quick Takes
Wow the kids with photos made into coloring pages

Family photographer gives clients coloring pages made from photos

Business
In-person sales: Change one thing to earn three times the revenue

Photographers should modify their sales strategy to incorporate same-day photo reveals right after the photo session

Quick Takes
Tallahassee photographer corrals funds for refugee families

Have an idea for a personal project? “Just do it,” advises Alex Workman.. . . © Alex Workman. . . A combination of personal and world events set Workman’s

Business
Case study: In-person sales and print products saved these studios

If your photography business is struggling, it could be because you're not doing in-person-sales

Galleries
Meghan Doll portrait photography

Meghan Doll's child, family, and professionals portraiture is captured in her loft studio, where enormous windows cast light onto her subjects and her sets.

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Wall art with heart: A portrait approach that emphasizes prints

Family photographer Meghan Doll educates clients about the importance of wall portraits they can display in their home.

Business
All Together Now

It took five photography studios to capture 10 families to make one heirloom family portraitf.

Giving back in smiles

Profiles
Golden Hour

Photographer Kansas Pitts has built her business making family portraits on the beach.

Profiles
Act Two

Participating in photo competitions not only improves your skills, it gives you bragging rights with clients, too.

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