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Get over 150 Free Lightroom Templates - News Pro 348x180You will find over 150 Free Lightroom Templates on this blog!  They are for making Collages...for your blog, for social media, and even Facebook Timeline Covers...in LIGHTROOM!  No more PHOTOSHOP!  I am all about helping you streamline your workflow and make business easier!

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How to Organize and Backup Digital Downloads

Tell me if this scenario (true story of mine, of course) fits you: Purchase (or find free) all kinds of awesome Actions and Presets, etc! Download to computer. Move to Lightroom/Photoshop proper folders. Computer dies. Actions and Presets die with it. Lol!  I hope that didn’t happen to you!  But I definitely did not understand […]

Blogging, SEO & Social Media

Pinterest

How to Rank in SEO for Photography Websites | Optimize your Pinterest!

Pinterest seems like a pretty easy thing to navigate, but some photographers are just now finding out the benefits of using it for your photography business and improving your SEO (Search Engine Optimization). Everyone on the web knows that content, any written content, goes better with a great image.  Images sell.  Pinterest knows that people […]

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Blogging for Photographers: Why you should have a Blog!

I know we have entered this relationship (you reading what I’m preaching) with you feeling denial.  You really want to keep on believing that you are fine without a blog…that your business will grow organically…or by word of mouth.  But you are here, so you must have heard other photographers say that you need a […]

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Editing, Workflow & Outsourcing

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Dear Adobe Santa

Dear Adobe Santa, I know it is early to get my list in, but we need to have a heart to heart.  Yeah, thanks for my big gift of Photoshop CS6 last Christmas.  You outdid yourself…Mama like!  I was an Elements girl and ready for the next level and CS6 BLEW MY MIND!  You rock […]

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Using Split Tones in Lightroom | Free Preset!

I remember the day that my mind was blown with the discovery of the Split Tone Panel in Lightroom.  I was in a Facebook photography group and someone mentioned using Split Tones and that she starts with a little yellow in the highlights and blue in the shadows. I knew that I loved this photographers […]

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Organization & Balance

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How to Organize and Backup Digital Downloads

Tell me if this scenario (true story of mine, of course) fits you: Purchase (or find free) all kinds of awesome Actions and Presets, etc! Download to computer. Move to Lightroom/Photoshop proper folders. Computer dies. Actions and Presets die with it. Lol!  I hope that didn’t happen to you!  But I definitely did not understand […]

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5 Tips to Streamline Your Team Sports Photography and make it more Profitable!

 I asked my friend Caroline Seavey of Heartfelt Photography to write a guest post today!  She has experience with this!  And don’t miss the bottom of the page where I have to show you a picture of her adorable doggies Mosby and Fenny!  -Jill I was very hesitant at first to do sports photography, maybe […]

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Finances, Taxes & Contracts

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Add Value to your Precious Time with a Late Policy

You know the ones…you probably have one in your own family.  Yeah.  Someone who actually PLANS to be LATE.  Like that is it is “fashionable”.  And well, it is not in the least bit cool when your clients show up late. But you know what happens.  You are sitting in your car or at your […]

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Excuses, Excuses! Proactive Contract Clause to Avoid Client Cancellations

We’ve all heard the excuses.  Here are some great ones from my Photog friends:  It looks like it’s going to rain. I didn’t have time to get my hair cut.  I didn’t have time to get outfits together. (last minute)….Kids are still sleeping. (a week prior)…His face is swollen we will have to cancel.  I […]

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Be Inspired!

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Zero to Hero | My Amateur to Pro Story

I love stories of how people  pursue their passion of photography and the resulting beauty that they create!  My friend Mike Washington’s story is inspiring…enjoy!  -Jill I have always taken snapshots for a long as I can remember. I had no formal training at all, and I would just point the camera in the direction […]

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My Love of SEO for Photography

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