A Business Workshop for Family and Portrait Photographers
hosted by The Farm at Agritopia in Gilbert, Arizona
Saturday, April 27, 2019 // 11am - 9pm
10-hour workshop and shootout April 27th
Four weeks followup mentoring May 6-31st
12-month Photography Permit for Agritopia Farm [$250 value]
$650 // limited seating // dinner and snacks provided
Being a Business \\ Pricing \ Contracts \ Legal Stuff \ Getting Legit \ Knowing Your Niche
Running Your Business \\ Workflows \ Templates \ Systems \ Client Education
Marketing \\ Defining Your Client Base and Finding Your People \ Special Guest Segment: Digital Advertising and SEO
Setting Yourself Apart \\ Client Experience \ Professionalism \ Full-Service Photography \ Website \ Social
Behind Julie’s Shooting System \\ Gear + Lens Choice \ Connecting+Posing \ Composition+Settings \ Creative Control
Golden Hour Shootout in the Agritopia Orchard \\ practice and build your portfolio
Editing Workflow \\ brief segment using Adobe editing software \ watch Julie edit a few images from the shootout
Follow-Up Mentoring for one month \\ A personalized goal-list for you written by Julie, plus one month of follow-up mentoring with Julie as you put new things into practice for your growing business!
At this ten-hour workshop, Julie Griffin will share the ins and outs of what she has learned in a fast five years as a professional photographer; going from almost burning out charging $60 for a one-hour session (oy!), to breaking even on gear expenses a year-and-a-half later, to finally making more than minimum wage, to becoming a local favorite in the Phoenix area for family and child portraiture.
Learn Julie's system for running a Family/Portrait Photography Business, dive into some business musts, gain the confidence to charge what you're worth, and build your portfolio with a shootout at golden hour in the exclusive private Agritopia peach orchard (Julie's favorite location). Attendees should be familiar with their cameras prior to workshop day as this workshop will not teach camera basics (click here for other education opportunities).
All attendees will be gifted an Annual Photography Permit allowing them twelve months of shooting in all the public areas of Agritopia Farm ($250 value). Attendees will also have the benefit of one-month of follow-up mentoring with Julie, as they make changes to their businesses!
Fun fact: Julie actually dropped out of Photography 101 in college, while she was pursuing a degree in Media Production and graphic design. From there, she started a career in marketing communications and production that preceded her time as a Gilbert resident, wife and mom; and eventually, a photographer. There's not one right or wrong way to get your photography business going, but ohhhh the things she wishes she had known when she started in this industry!
dinner and snacks will be provided
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