Photography is the art of capturing a subject and presenting it in the best possible way. Wheather you utilize your own website or convivial media to present your work and magnetize more clients, these resources will avail you cull the best implements for the job. The job is no longer going out and shooting, it has evolved to include marketing, web site engenderment, editing, invoicing, and fulfillment. In other words, you are an earnest business owner who dotes what you do! Do you?
The quandary is we like the shooting and editing part. The rest? not so much! That is where this guide comes in. It is a list of implements and resources that we found utilizable while operating our own website and photography business. So that you can focus more on engendering photography and less on other chores of running a photography business/site.
Creating your first pOST
- Keep your sentences short and readable. It can help you ” write with power and clarity by highlighting adverbs, passive voice, and dull, complicated words.”
- Your readers are visual creatures, use lots of photos and infographics. Not all the photos need to be taken by you. Use Unsplash for free photos.
- Use Grammarly extension for automatically check your types and grammar mistakes as you type them into your blog.
EDITING PHOTOS & MAKING VISUAL CONTENT
- Photo editing software (for install) – We recommend Lightroom and Photoshop by Adobe.
- Graphic design – As your blog/business grow, you may find yourself needing graphic design services. These may include banner designs, brochure designs, business cards…etc. We recommend using a professional outsourcing company like IKON.
- Create a photo gallery to showcase your best work. As photographers, we want our clients to be able to easily browse through our work.
- Want to create beautiful landing pages? We recommend helpdesktheme , their custom build templates for website and helpcentres landing pages are awesome.
SOCIAL MEDIA TOOL
- We recommend IKON INTERNATIONAL for all your social media scheduling and management needs.
This list is being continually updated as we find more tools that make our life easier as photographers and business owners. Do you have a tool that you find useful? Please leave a comment or contact us to let us know why it is helpful. Happy shooting!