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Hw can I start a photography biznes

I will like to start a photography biznes

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Like with any other business, you should start with preparing a business plan. First, decide what kind of photography services you want to offer: portrait photography, wedding photography, food, stock, or pet photography services, etc. Market research will help you figure out what direction to choose. The next thing to do is define your target audience. Think how you can reach them: ask your family and friends to spread the word about your business, advertise on social media, create a website and share your portfolio, and participate in photo contests. Make sure you have all the necessary equipment and supplies. Evaluate the competition, and get famiiar with the feedback about their work. It will give you an idea of the clients' expectations and things you can do to improve their customer experience.

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Pls tell me more

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Start by doing your research. You need to know what type of photography services you want to offer, your target audience, and the market in which you want to operate. Then you can start creating a marketing plan that will help you reach your target audience.

One of the best ways to reach your target audience is through social media. You can do marketing on social media channels such as Facebook and Instagram. You can also create a webpage with photos and information about your services.

Finally, make sure to take some time to relax and celebrate your success!

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Many answers here are great, however I'll shed a bit more as I run a profitable photography business on the side of my larger ventures. Your key focus areas is the following:

  1. Acquire professional equipment. Learn about lighting in depth, as this is what will help you succeed. Consider renting equipment that's of a professional level if you do not have the capital to outright buy it for now. Next is level up your editing game/skillset. Edits make a world of difference. Lightroom edits alone work in most cases but going commercial level, it helps if you use Photoshop. That's my workflow, as an example. During this, you should work on a logo / watermark for marketing and presence purposes.

  2. Build a portfolio. Focus on the areas/subject matters you want, then begin offering free photography services - It can take a bit to get some clients but consider even doing "street photography" with a disclosure waiver (for use in your portfolio) and send your subjects free copies. Often, free ones I don't provide any photos without a logo / name on (though they are placed strategically to not take away from the photo).

  3. Waivers. It helps to have waivers that cover your uses of photos you take, their disclosure allowing said uses, et cetera. These can be Google'd or you can use a cheap legal aid service like LegalZoom or such. There are some best practices to this, so be careful on which template you go with.

  4. Get a website up, can be very basic - Even a photodump of your portfolio in the most basic of manner. Paying for the Adobe Photographer suite will include a moderate website for this.

  5. Start building a social presence, which will be key for marketing. Study others tags, get into FaceBook groups, find a few apps that contract photographers, et cetera.

  6. Review this pricing guide for some baselines and getting an idea of the different models, et cetera. https://fash.com/costs/photographer-prices

  7. Start low and build a few reviews, testimonials, et cetera to go with your website.

Hope this helps with a high level view.

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