But can the outtakes be used for anything functional? Absolutely! These images are probably your most authentic — people will connect with them (and love them on social media). If you run a small business or personal brand I challenge yourself to sprinkle a few into your marketing. After all, you are what makes your business unique. Nobody can steal you from your business.
With my recent studio buildout, I really wanted to be able to offer clients robust printing services right in the comfort of the space, and now I can! I added a Canon Pro 2000 printer in the photography studio.
These days it’s almost impossible to find a romantic partner without wading into the turbulent waters of online dating sites. More people than ever are turning to websites like OKCupid, Match.com, and eharmony to find love, but I often see them making a major mistake before they ever send that first message: choosing the wrong profile photo.
And as more and more photographers have begun working either exclusively on location (like local parks) or out of their own homes, photo studios have become increasingly hard to find — so the good ones have to be really accommodating.
I traveled to Las Vegas for the Wedding and Portrait Photographers International Conference (WPPI). It’s one of the largest conferences for people photographers. Attendance hovers in the thousands!