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January 10, 2013

I’m a Guest Writer! | Instagram for Professional Photographers

I’m pretty flattered that I was asked to be featured as guest writer on the Creative Motion Design blog this month. I wrote about Instagram for professional photographers. Scroll down to see an excerpt from the post.

how can I use instagram for my photography business

Instagram for Professional Photographers

If you’re not already one of its over 100 million users, you’ve at least likely heard of this incredibly popular free mobile app that allows you to take a snapshot on your phone, throw a snazzy filter on it and share it with the world.

However, as a professional photographer, you should be picky about what marketing channels you are spending your efforts on to benefit your business. Is Instagram worth your time? Here are a few elements professionals can use to their advantage:

Click here to read more…

September 17, 2012

Ten Free “Thank You” Cards

“Thank you.”  Two words not said enough AND everybody loves free stuff, so I thought I’d share this “secret sale” going on at Tiny Prints right now for ten free “thank you” cards.

The sale ends on September 19th, 2012, so get ‘em while they’re hot! Just click the image below to go to visit the Tiny Prints website:

Tiny Prints 10 Free Thank You Cards

These cards can be completely customized and personalized to your tastes. Choose from thousands of designs, add pictures, change the text, the fonts, the colors — you get to make them however you like.

Enjoy!

Jill

September 7, 2012

Book Your Holiday Session!

2012 Holiday Mini-Sessions

It’s officially September, the kids are back in school and the Labor Day holiday is behind us which means…the holiday schedule for fall and winter sessions is now open and we are announcing the long-anticipated upcoming mini-session dates!

If you’d like to schedule a FULL SESSION, please call or email me and we’ll reserve a spot for you on the calendar. If you’re expecting a baby within the next few months, contact us with your due date so that we can pencil you in. Please keep in mind that if you’re wanting pictures in time for holiday gift-giving, your photography session will need to take place prior to NOVEMBER 15th.

Hope to see you soon!

Jill

April 3, 2012

one more spring mini-session day!

The Spring Mini-Sessions sold out super fast, so we’re opening up one more day this week for the morning of Saturday, April 7th at the Capitol in Downtown Sacramento. We have a few spots still open, so shoot me an email if you’d like to reserve one! The weather looks like it’s going to be BEAUTIFUL!

And if you didn’t already have a reason to smile today, I dare you not to smile when you see this face!

 

March 31, 2012

always learning | san diego workshop

I’ve found that the more I know, the more I realize I don’t know, so I’m always hungry for learning. Since starting my business, I have invested in at least one major educational experience every year, just to make sure that I’m continuously growing as an artist, as well as being able to offer my customers something new and fresh. With that in mind, I took a little trip down to San Diego this week to attend, what I consider to be, THE best workshop in the country when it comes to photographing newborn babies. Our teachers, Carrie and Brit, have been doing this for years now and have it down to a science. Here is just a handful of what I came away with from the two days that I spent with them in their natural light studio.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here’s a wide-shot of all of the attendees watching Carrie and Brit set up for the last shot of the day (the one of the baby with the little bear cub hat on in the grass above). It was a whirlwind of learning, and I am excited to be back with a bunch of new “tools in my belt”. I hope to share some of them soon since my calendar is covered with due dates!

Until then,

Jill