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5 tips for pricing your photography products

5 tips for pricing your photography products

Using quick pricing equations to calculate product pricing might be convenient, but it can potentially lead to issues with your bottom line. There are so moving parts when it comes to helping photographers and creatives come up with their business’ pricing strategy, not to mention that every business is different. Whether you’re putting together product pricing for the first time, or just making some tweaks, here are 5 tips to ensure your pricing is both accurate and sustainable.

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3 Perfect Mother’s Day Gifts for Your Clients

3 Perfect Mother’s Day Gifts for Your Clients

Who would we be without mom?

With less than a month between now and Mother’s day, it’s time to start helping your clients find the perfect Mother’s Day gift. Here are 3 easy tips to show mom how amazing she is (while making some extra moolah)

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The Benefits of Framing with Acrylic

The Benefits of Framing with Acrylic

When you think of a photo frame, chances are you think of a traditional wood or metal frame and a glass pane. It’s what you’d probably find on the walls at your parent’s house. Glass provides us a crisp and clear viewing experience, which made it an industry standard for years. But there’s a new kid in town that we’d like to introduce you to acrylic.

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Capturing authentic photos and shaping the client photography experience

Capturing authentic photos and shaping the client photography experience

As a photographer and storyteller, I learned early on that curating a client experience that is fun, lighthearted, and feels as natural as possible is the best way to capture the authentic images that many of us crave.

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Design Aglow Frames: Our Story

Design Aglow Frames: Our Story

We are proud to be able to say that our frames are now handmade in Portland, Oregon by real people, not machines. We are excited to continue to provide you with the most business-savvy products possible in the industry.

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Presentation is Everything

Presentation is Everything

If you’re shipping out prints and albums thrown haphazardly into repurposed bubble wrap and recycled boxes, like many photographers do, you may be sending the wrong signal to your clients. We’re not saying you need to spend lots of time and money to put together over-the-top packaging, but a branded experience and even a thank you card can go a long way. Delighted clients are great for your business.

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The Value of Good Packaging

The Value of Good Packaging

Packaging can either make or break your brand. Whether you’re a luxury jewelry store that delivers products in a little blue bag, complete with a white satin ribbon, or you’re a photographer who has your copper logo embossed onto charcoal boxes, you know that your packaging is your opportunity to positively impact your image and client experience.

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Introducing Design Aglow + Miller's Professional Imaging

Introducing Design Aglow + Miller's Professional Imaging

When Design Aglow launched over 12 years ago, one of our greatest responsibilities has been to execute excellence in all of our products and services. And that hasn’t changed. To do this and adapt to the constant change and evolution of our industry, we occasionally implement major changes for the greater good.

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the f stops here: why prints matter

the f stops here: why prints matter

When we look around at the walls of our Portland office, we are reminded once again why prints are vital to your business as framed examples of your best work around the studio. They’re the perfect sneaky marketing tool!

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Caught Our Eye: Gerald Laroque

Caught Our Eye: Gerald Laroque

My parents always had a 27 exposure Kodak Max disposable camera somewhere to be found throughout the house and as an adolescent, I always remember myself with a camera. I had such a fascination with the human form. I’m sure most children would be outside playing but not me; I would always seek out my parent’s photo albums; reviewing the composition of the images and the imperfections of the subjects.

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