In light of all the mess with Mr. Richard Prince, it has become foremost in my mind to learn ways to protect the brands of photography we are working hard to establish. Because of Mr. Richard Prince, our copyright law just got a lot weaker. Even weaker than it was before. With that said, I’ve … Continue reading Facebook Page Security by Tatiana Lumiere Photography
I’m putting my money where my mouth is… The start of a brand spankin’ new series based on one of #SharingItForward’s core principles, artist collaboration! I am so excited to announce this new #SharingItFoward Artist Collaboration Campaign and Print Series. In the coming months, I will be releasing artworks, all of which, are collaborations with some … Continue reading The launch of the #SharingItForward Artist Collaboration Campaign and Print Series! Share it forward and win!
It’s time to get in sync I am in the middle of syncing my brand. What does that mean? When branding a product or a service, one of the most important and most over looked details of branding is making sure all your marketing pieces have one cohesive look. Same colors, same logos, same slogan, same everything. I challenge you to … Continue reading Three reasons why creating marketing pieces from sales and deals is suffocating your creative business
Did you know the most respectful act you can perform toward your clients is to draw up a contract agreement? There isn’t any higher compliment. By putting a contract into place you are essentially saying to your client, “I care so much about your business and your happiness with my service that I want to make sure nothing … Continue reading Contract Agreements: A show of respect and unwavering dedication to your craft…
When first navigating the art gallery world, I was surprised by a lot of things. Firstly, I thought all galleries were the same. You know… one size fits all. They are an art gallery and they sell art. Period. That is SO not the case. Nope, it is the other way around. Galleries are very specific when it comes … Continue reading How to Find a Gallery that Deals in Your Genre: A Working List of Calls for Entry
Join me March 7th on Skype! Conceptual Portrait: The Art of Story-telling Through Imagery Make your photography stand out in a crowded market and double, or possibly even triple, your average sale! This one hour program will cover: Types of conceptual photography Ways to incorporate conceptual photography into your existing business A visual overview of how to plan … Continue reading A Few Spots Left! FREE Conceptual Portrait Mini-Clinic on SKYPE! March 7th @ 6PM EST! Register to hold your seat!
This year, my goal is to restructure my portrait business and build a viable business model around conceptual portrait. Not just fine art limited edition prints but also commissions. Personal client commissions. I firmly believe conceptual portraiture is the next big thing. This genre is going to completely change the face of today’s portrait industry. I am encouraging portrait photographers … Continue reading Launch of new website and business model! All dedicated to conceptual portraiture!
Every now and then I will be asking some of my artistic tribe (or someone from this Sharing It Forward community) to guest blog and share forward their tips, tricks and experiences in the world of conceptual portrait. Today’s post is by the talented and knowledgable Jenna Martin. She has written the best, most complete composition of info regarding selling … Continue reading Selling Art in Galleries – Everything You Need to Know (by Jenna Martin)
I was chatting with a good friend of mine the other day about pricing. That is still, for me, an overwhelming topic and I’ve been doing this for a number of years now… Actually, my Sister who has been a hair-stylist and make-up artist for 10+ years, was just a mile up the road talking to our mother about the … Continue reading Thinking of getting into the Photography business? You’ll need this list…
I witnessed something yesterday on a local community page and it really got me thinking about how we, as photographers, operate. How can we be heard above the roar of a flooded market when it seems everybody is getting into photography? Someone posted on our local community Facebook page, “I’m just got engaged and I’m looking for a photographer … Continue reading Know your competition: what I have learned about marketing photography in a flooded market…