Bending Over Backwards For Your Clients



Are you bending over backwards for your clients? Have you felt like this?  It may be because of a real, genuine PITA (Pain in the A**) ;) client OR it could be YOU just trying to please your...

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How To Take On Your Prop and Photo Styling Challenges



What are your photo styling challenges?  Technical, hands on, styling challenges?   I always talk about the business side of photo styling here ~ so thought I would “mix it...

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What To Do When Things Go Wrong On a Photo Shoot



Every photo shoot is not absolutely perfect.  Styling mistakes may be made, items can be broken, supplies you need don’t arrive on time, staff or team members don’t make it to the...

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What To Charge For On A Photo Shoot Assignment



Are you charging for your photo styling pre-work and post-work?  As Photo Stylists, we concentrate so much on the actual styling assignment, but sometimes we spend MORE time on preparing for...

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Do You Suffer From "When I" Syndrome as a Photo Stylist?



As a Photo Stylist, do you suffer from what I call the "When I" Syndrome?  It's thoughts you might be telling yourself and it goes a littl' something like this:   I will try to book that...

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How To Get Hired For Photo Styling Work You Want



“Style, Shoot & Show” the work you want to get hired to do
.  Years ago, I took a Creative Live course taught by PhotographerJohn Keatley. (I took 2 of John's classes!)...

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Do Not Always Give A Client What They Want



Don’t always give your Photographers and/or Clients what they want! ;) You are the Photo Stylist.  Don’t classify yourself as “the person who shops and then...

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What Is Under Your Photo Styling Business Umbrella?



What's under your freelance photo styling “umbrella” of services?  Meaning, what styling income streams do you have for your styling business?   By thinking of ways...

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Photo Styling Business Policies and Contracts



Do you put your preferences into your business policies? Your preferences CAN become your policies when you are a Freelance Photo and Prop Stylist.  As I mentor and help Photo Stylists, a...

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Doors Open To Those Bold and Brave To Knock

 

I'm really not a believer in "If the Door Does Not Open ~ It Was Not Meant For You" philosophy.  I say . . . I think doors open to those who are brave enough to knock AND keep on...

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Be a Persistent Photo and Prop Stylist



We have all heard it said and seen the quote graphic:  "If no one is answering ~ then it's just not your door." My feelings on the "not your door" philosophy is . . .  I don't...

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Be The Obvious Hiring Choice As Photo and Prop Stylist



I always advocate developing a niche within your photo styling services. I have a small niche both in my styling career as well as my business with helping Photo and Prop Stylists with the ...

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