successful photography business tips

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the best successful photography business tips on the web

TogTools is one of the best resources on the planet for successful photography business tips. If you haven’t checked them out yet, you really need to do yourself a favor and head over there now.


Because there is a WEALTH of knowledge free for the taking. If you are a professional photographer (or aspiring to be one) you will learn so much from the podcast where they have interviewed every A-Lister you can think of.

Which is strange, because they asked me to be on the podcast of all people! 🙂

I had the privilege of being interviewed by Stephen & Jess about the business of photography.

It was a blast and I hope we get to do it again.

We talked about:

  • all things regarding successful photography business tips
  • what to expect when you outsource your photo editing
  • and of course some great books and business concepts from our favorite authors

I hope you’ll enjoy and give it a listen!



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Show Notes:

  • How did you get the title “Photographer Therapist?” [1:16]
  • How do you make the transition from photographer into photo post processing. [2:46]
  • Studying other business people like Richard Branson. [4:56]
  • On the subject of business and what holds photographers back. [8:45]
  • Overcoming your fears and obstacles when starting your business. [11:30]
  • A real world example: Creating a post production service. [16:12]
  • After several startups, what would you say is your biggest pain point now? [18:27]
  • Diving into Leon’s business model. [20:22]
  • The First Year Photographer and teaching others. [27:47]
  • Leon’s thoughts on wedding photo editing. [34:15]
  • Changes in your customers. [36:30]
  • As a new photographer: “How do I compete?” What’s your answer? [38:37]
  • Real challenge: photographers aren’t paying themselves while they’re doing Lightroom post processing. [41:20]
  • Contacting Leon and final thoughts. [50:12]


More about Virgin and Richard Branson

Linchpin by Seth Godin [9:38]

The Flinch by Julien Smith [10:32]

The E-Myth Revisited by Michael E. Gerber

More about The First Year Photographer

The Speed of Trust by Stephen Covey