Photography may be an exciting and unique sector of business, but it remains a business indeed. And like any professional company, you and your studio should be protected from the potential hazards that face businesses today, including the unfortunate realities of things like frivolous lawsuits, divorces, or other unplanned incidents. The exceptionally detailed Complete Legal Wedding Contract provides a clearly defined outline that protects both you and your client, by plainly expressing expectations of both parties. This comprehensive contract ensures weddings will always come together beautifully and without complications.
Complete Legal Wedding Contract At a Glance:
• Customizable contract, with space for studio logo and contact information
• Clearly defined payment schedules and fee information for the bride and groom
• Expressed details that identify your studio rights and liabilities, including items like copyright and cancellation terms
• Wedding day event terms
• Production terms. Includes components that explain design processes and procedures to help clients understand the timeline and know what they can expect and when to expect it
The iPhone camera is an incredibly powerful tool. After learning a few basics, you can start practicing your own skills with what I like to call a “creative exercise régime.” First of all, l always hold my phone horizontally with two hands. I form a "C" with my left thumb and forefinger and tuck the phone into it so it rests on my hand with my middle finger holding it up along the back. Then with my right hand I form a similar backwards C with the phone against the palm of my hand and use my right thumb to take the picture. By having a steady hold on the phone, I eliminate shake. The result is a sharper image.
This past March, my family and I took a road trip from Marietta, Georgia to Charleston, South Carolina. The trip fell during the first few days of spring, and we all dreamed of warmer weather and a nice change of scenery! Our trip started on a Friday and ended the following Monday, but despite it’s brevity, it was an amazing experience!
If you run a photography business, you may feel like you spend 10% of your time actually creating images and the other 90% juggling endless administrative tasks. And when you’re focused on taking care of your clients, taking care of your business can get pushed to the back burner. But…that needs to stop. Organization isn’t a luxury. A streamlined studio gives you a solid foundation on which to build a successful business. So go ahead and make those brass tacks a priority. Here are the ducks you should get in a row, like, yesterday.