In this episode, Scott talks to Jenny Midgley about how she pivoted her personal brand photography business into a familiar, but new territory. Instead of coaching her photography clients, she's now coaching anyone with a personal brand and in turn, growing her photography business. This is part of a miniseries we're calling Pivot and Shift where we discuss how photographers are adapting to this new world changed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
In this post, we'll discuss the power of storytelling through images, and how it can help enhance your photography website or portfolio. Then we'll provide you with four tips for going about it effectively. Let's get started!
In this episode, Scott talks about what happens when a plugin conflict breaks things on your WordPress site. Specifically, Scott addresses a recent major conflict between two popular plugins, WooCommerce and WP Rocket Cache. He offers advice to follow when this happens to you before you open a support ticket with any company.
Optimizing image galleries for mobile is extremely important. With over 50% of all website traffic coming from mobile phones, what does this mean for photographers online? It means that if it is more than likely that your visitors will view your site and its portfolio on their mobile phone.
Dive into WordPress 5.5 with us and see what is new that will help you create new content with the amazing block editor. See how you can keep your site running fast and secure and how you can modify images in your media library directory in the block editor.
Tourbox is a compact device that sits on your desk. It looks like you'd pick it up and start playing video games. But you don't. It can be fully customized how you want each button and knob to perform for any software. It comes with preset configurations built-in, for Lightroom and Photoshop.
The Bosporus Strait is 19 miles long and more than a mile wide. So, a boat ride on it is a great way to view the structural opulence of the East and the splendor of the West that line the Asian and the European shores of this wonderful continent-spanning city.
Photographing teenagers can be challenging but the results are definitely worth it. A recent project I set myself during lockdown was to see how I could take creative photographs of things normally considered too dull to bother capturing on camera. I’ll admit trying to coerce reluctant ‘models’ (aka my teenage children) into posing for a camera was sometimes difficult. But patience was rewarded and it created a sense of purpose in my daily routine and kept me on the right side of sane. As well as keeping my eye in using my Leica cameras and lenses.
There are ways you can determine a competitive pricing structure that is both sustainable and profitable. By considering a handful of factors and making some simple calculations and assessments, you can develop a strong pricing model that benefits both you and your clients.
Backups are an essential part of a photographers workflow. But it can be automated at times. Backups go beyond just ensuring photographs are redundant and safe. It also means your website and its data is redundant and safe. You also need to make sure any backup can be easily restored and recovered in a crisis. In this episode, Scott answers a question from the Imagely community and dives deep into his own photography and website backup workflows.