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ShutterFest 17: Shoot, Learn, Party

Lori Unruh Photography Education, Studio Events

A different kind of convention. Last week, Jeff and I traveled to St. Louis for ShutterFest 17, the fourth annual ShutterFest. This was our third year attending as speakers and image competition judges! ShutterFest is a different kind of convention… geared towards small class size, lots of interaction with the speakers, lots of hands-on shooting, portfolio building, and FUN. The …

The Focus Tour Online Wedding Photography Summit

The Focus Tour Online Wedding Summit – Live Today!

Lori Unruh Classes & Workshops, Photography Education

Hey wedding photographers!  Today is the online debut of The Focus Tour’s Wedding Summit – an all-day online photography webinar summit hosted by Anderson Education and 17 hats! This online photography conference is chock-full of wedding photography educational goodness — There are 21 individual platforms being streamed today from over 20 of the country’s top educators and wedding photographers! Today …

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ImagingUSA 2017 Part 1: The Convention

Lori Unruh Photography Education, Studio Events

If you follow me, Jeff, indigosilver studio, or The Shoot Space on social media, you’ve probably seen us posting recently about the degrees, awards, and merits we received from Professional Photographers of America at ImagingUSA 2017 this month.  So what does all this stuff mean? Why is it important for photographers?  In Part 1, we will explain what ImagingUSA is. …

Black Friday 2016 Sales!

Lori Unruh Memberships, Photography Education, Studio Events

Black Friday through Cyber Monday, we are offering our hottest deals! Improve your skills with our mentorships (which can be done in person or via screen share), save time with our templates & contracts, and give your studio a home with a membership! Our intelligent cart system will apply your coupon codes as soon as you add qualifying items to your cart!  Sales valid …

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Photography Workshop: “Lightroom to Manage Your Photography” with Jeff & Lori

Lori Unruh Classes & Workshops, Photography Education, Studio Events

Sunday, November 20, 2016 The Shoot Space is proud to present “Lightroom to Manage Your Photography”  — a one-day, two-part course that will take you from understanding essential Lightroom functions through practical applications to streamline how you handle images.  This course is taught by Jeff and Lori Poole, award-winning photographers who will be speaking at ImagingUSA 2017! Course Description: Digital …

Free PPAedu Webinar: Time in Your Day / Money in Your Wallet

Lori Unruh Classes & Workshops, Photography Education, Studio Events

October 13th – 2pm ET FREE for ALL Photographers Click here to register Webinar Course Description: Ever heard the expression, “Time is Money”?  For creative entrepreneurs, our ability to create, and sell, is directly tied to the time we have for creation.  However, too many photographers disregard or undervalue the time-cost of image and product creation.  It’s why, at one …

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Photography Workshop: “Successful Senior Model Programs” with Curtiss Bryant

Lori Unruh Classes & Workshops, Photography Education, Studio Events

The Shoot Space is proud to present “Successful Senior Model Programs”, a business workshop with instructor Curtiss Bryant as he shares his recipe for success with Senior Model Programs! Curtiss is looking to gain experience teaching, and has agreed to offer his course for FREE! Course Description: This course will cover how to create a senior model program from beginning …

ShutterFest 2016

TSS on the Road: ShutterFest 2016!

Lori Unruh Classes & Workshops, Photography Education, Studio Events 0 Comments

It’s that time of year again!  Jeff and I will be traveling to St. Louis, MO for ShutterFest 2016 – the photography conference where you can “Shoot – Learn – Party”. We are excited and honored to be invited back to ShutterFest for the second year in a row! We will be teaching 3 classes this year. Our first class, …

Better Photography Sales

Better Photography Sales when you Shoot to Sell

Lori Unruh Photography Education 0 Comments

Last month, we introduced Part 1 of our Shoot to Sell series as a Tip of the Week guest blog post on the Fundy Designer blog.  This month, we continue our tutorial earning better photography sales when you shoot to sell. Shooting to sell means you plan your entire client interaction, starting with the initial inquiry, with the sale in …

Mileage Reimbursement Tax Deductions for Photographers

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Get Tax-Free Money From Your Business with a Mileage Reimbursement! As small business owners, it can be hard to make ends meet. With the end of the year approaching, it’s time to start closing out the books and preparing for tax season. Many of you probably already write off tax deductions such as gear purchases, work-related meals, and travel expenses …

In Person Sales for Photography – Shoot to Sell

Lori Unruh Photography Education 0 Comments

Jeff and I hear from a lot of photographers that they want to start selling product and move away from shoot-and-burn, but that they just can’t seem to get their clients out of the files-and-small-prints mentality.  What’s the secret to better in person sales?  Hint:  It starts before the sales appointment. Don’t wait until after the shoot to ask your …