Especially for well-seasoned wedding photographers, finding new ways to describe your 467th bride on her wedding day can be one of the most challenging hurdles to jump, leading many photographers to skip the writing process entirely. Reclaim the meaning in your posts by dropping the word “gorgeous” and choosing one of these more specific terms to describe your resplendent brides instead!
grab the free guide!
Pack Your About Me Page With Personality
You may not have photographed Beyonce or scaled Everest, but no matter how ordinary or uninteresting your journey seems to you, trust me, it is anything but!
pump up your blog game!
75 Blog Prompts for Photographers
One of the things I was most looking forward to as we moved from an apartment to a house was the chance to paint an entire home exactly the way I wanted to. Get out of here with your rules on what shades I can use or where I can put my colors. My house; my walls, suckers! But what I didn’t realize until I finally had the chance to do exactly what I wanted, whatever I wanted, was how dang hard it would be.
In the modern era, you can’t just manage your own business. You have to become a brand. And, y’all, that’s freaking draining! You don’t get to shut it down and go home after your 9 to 5. You have to be “on” every time you answer an email, post to social media or respond to a comment. And when “on” means adopting a tone — a personality — that isn’t yours, it’s ten times as hard.
The ability to share a distinct, evocative, deliberate answer both in person and online signals to potential clients that you know exactly who you are — and this is a ridiculously attractive quality in business and humanity in general. We like to work with people who understand exactly who they are and who they’re not. Distilling the aesthetic of your images into words doesn’t just tell potential clients what your art is, it also clearly expresses what it isn’t.
Even though you’ve done your best to fill your about me page with information on who you are and what your story is, it’s likely that your info sounds a little bit like everyone else’s. You love coffee, adventures, Netflix, and your kids/husband/dog. Sound like you? Probably, because this is many photographers’ bios in a nutshell. Here are a few ways to make sure that you stand out from the crowd online.
As I head out on a road trip with tons on my to do list, I will certainly have to lower my expectations for the amount of work I can complete if I want to enjoy this trip. But I also can’t go MIA for two weeks. This survival guide includes some key tips that I’ll be using throughout my weeks on the road.
It may seem that filling up that ever-intimidating blank, new web page with words is the hardest part of writing. Oh contraire! Writing is hard, but editing your own writing is even harder. Since most of us don’t have a professional editor on speed dial, learning to self-edit your work is important for saving time and money. Here are some tips to get started on editing your writing.
Don’t Miss a Word!
Drop me your email to receive all kinds of exclusive tips, tricks and big ol’ free treats to take your written web content to the next level.
6 Overused Phrases Weakening Your About Me Page