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My name is Robert Provencher. I have been running a successful photography studio for over 30 years and continue to do so, even in spite of what I hear others say, that the industry has changed and no one is making a go of it anymore. That's pure baloney. The truth is, photography is a business, and photographers have had it too good for for too long.
There was a time not so long ago when you could easily succeed in your own photography business. You can still succeed. It's just not easy anymore. In other words, the photography industry has caught up with the rest of the world and we now have to play by the same business rules that everyone plays at.
But it's stil possible, if you're willing, ambitious, willing to do the work and eager to succeed in your own photography business. But don't be fooled. There are no shortcuts.
If you are serious, dead serious about success in photography, I have some advice for you. Firstly, sign up for my free photography newsletter where I send out tips, advice, industry commentary and more, much more on photography marketing and photography tips…all based on real world, in the trenches strategies that have been proven. Not puff speak and academia. Cool? Do it….
Next, if you want to take a serious peek inside how I created success, and hear some of the best information from others who also succeeded, and, well, how I went from a struggling, starving photographer to earning over six figures in my photography studio, then you want to get your hands on my platinum club.
For anyone who is serious about business, and actually creating a legitimate business from their photography studio, not just someone who get's a kick from the ego boost that comes from their friends, family and mommy when they create cool photographs, but someone who has their sights set on a real, paying, successful business, then you must, absolutely must become a student of success and a student of marketing. I cannot stress this enough. TAKING PRETTY PICTURES IS NOT ENOUGH. Seriously. Don't fool yourself into thinking it is.
And you've come to the right place to get the best information on running your own photography business, no matter what stage you are at. I've been running my own photography studio for over 30 years now, and continue to to this day. This is NOT old wine in a new bottle. The truth is, the fundamentals of photography marketing and business success never go out of style. And this holds true when I say that school is never out for the pro. When you become a student, you always learn, grow, prosper and succeed. This journey never ends. Why would you want it any other way?
If your thing is wedding photography, I know what I'm talking about. I still book weddings out every year. In spite of the fact that every second person around me is now a wedding photographer willing to shoot anyone's wedding for peanuts. Many see this as a bad thing. I not only see it as brain dead stupid but I see opportunity. Part of being successful is seeing opportunity when others only see pain and roadblocks.
If you love shooting families, and recognize what I already know, and have known for decades, that families, being a lot tougher to photograph than most are aware of, is still a very, very lucrative niche in portrait photography, than my family system is just the thing.