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Here’s One Of The Greatest Keys To Success In Portrait Photography!

Here’s One Of The Greatest Keys To Success In Portrait Photography!

One of the keys to my success in portrait and wedding photography happened the day I realized that successful photographers force themselves to learn & do the things the failures don’t want to learn & do. Once I embraced that, things started to change, because I started to change & started discovering the real reasons some photogs are so successful…

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Act Your Age!

My Mother Glared At Me In The Toy Store Aisle I was seven years old, in a local toy store here in Brewer, Maine, where I grew up. My Mother…

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Living In The Hyphen

Living In The Hyphen

(No, this is NOT an English Grammar Test!) I am writing my third book, about lessons I have learned in my life, particularly from a very bad car accident I…

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If You Could Talk To One Person In History, Who Would It Be? (The answer may surprise you)

Recently I saw a story in a magazine that asked “If you could go back in time, anywhere in history, and could only talk to ONE person,who would you like…

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A Daughter, A Dress Rehearsal, And A Photographer’s Drama

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My eleven year old daughter Charlotte came home from school crying. This is pretty rare for her. She loves school, is pretty happy go lucky, and has many friends. But…

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The UN-Bucket List and Possibility Thinking!

The UN-Bucket List and Possibility Thinking!

  I know, I know, this just might be the most boring title ever! Well, here we are. The 4th of July has come and gone. We’re halfway through 2016.…

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Where Do You Think YOU’RE Going Looking Like THAT, Young Lady?

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My Parents Were NOT Impressed…. I was 14 years old. My older sister Carol was 16 years old. She was getting ready for a date with her boyfriend Merrill, they…

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Small Stone. Big Ripple. (A photographer’s tale)

Small Stone. Big Ripple. (A photographer’s tale)

An Photographer’s Unexpected Visitor. It was a Tuesday afternoon in July, around 4:00 in the afternoon, in 1998. Here in Maine, that’s prime time. Gorgeous weather. Blue skies. My studio…

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What’s Your Name Again?

What’s Your Name Again?

Do I Know You? My wife Karen and I were sitting at home on a typical Friday night off. Our eleven year old daughter was half-watching a cable television show…

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Photography Telephone Call ROLEPLAY Audio Excerpt From Recent WEBINAR Event

Photography Telephone Call ROLEPLAY Audio Excerpt From Recent WEBINAR Event

In case you missed our major ONLINE webinar event we held last week on “How To Become A Session-Booking PRO in 48 Hours Or Less,” here’s a small audio excerpt…

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The Dog Did What?

The Dog Did What?

It’s happened to me hundreds of times over the 36 years in my business. I am about to go in to a photography session, projection appointment, or other chat with…

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Opposites attract…. and what do they attract? BUSINESS!

Opposites attract…. and what do they attract?   BUSINESS!

Success is NOT the norm.   Therefore, who should you model for your business? First, a quote: “Ignore the conventional wisdom, if everybody else is doing it one way, there’s…

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Photography FACEBOOK MARKETING Secrets – USE NOW!

Short video reveals our tips and secrets for using FACEBOOK to get new clients- FAST!

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What Are You Working For?

What Are You Working For?

It’s January and in Maine, this is the slower time of year in my studio portrait photography business – well, at least it CAN be.   I do a number of things to…

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Holiday Marketing for Your Portrait Business

Holiday Marketing for Your Portrait Business

One of the best ways of filling your portrait appointment book throughout the year, and particularly during the Holiday Season, is proper pre-planning, and action. I usually have my Holiday…

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Photography WEBSITES – Should You Use The “GALLERY” Method? Fast-Action VIDEO Answers All…

Wonder what your photo website should (and should NOT) look like? Watch this short video now to find out:

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When’s Your Breakthrough Moment As A Photographer?

I have been a professional portrait photographer for 36 years this year. Over a thousand weddings since 1976, and thousands of portrait sessions and subjects. But it was only about…

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When Life Happens – You Need A System

When Life Happens – You Need A System

If you’ve been in your photography business for any length of time, you’ll know what I mean when I say that not every day goes as well as you’d hoped.…

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The Top 5 Photographic Marketing Tweaks, Tips, and Hacks for 2015

2015 has the potential to be an amazing year for photographers. Despite there being so many “new” photographers popping up everywhere, there are a few specific things that can be…

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Where Is The Photography Industry Headed In 2015 And Beyond?

Where Is The Photography Industry Headed In 2015 And Beyond?

Today, I’m here to answer one of the most-asked questions I’m hearing from the photography industry right now.  And that question is: “Where is the photography industry heading in 2015…

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