Q&A: How Do I Refuse Inquiries For Single Images?
Why do people always ask me to photograph things I don’t “do,” and how can I turn them down without sounding rude? Q: Often I’ll get a call from a prospective client who has not been to my website. They find my number via Google and skip the whole browsing experience which would have managed…Read More
Responding to Clients Who Kindly Ask You To Violate Your Policies
Clients. We love them. We’re constantly thinking about how to get more of them. But once we do….we find a whole new set of issues cropping up! Most of the issues aren’t horror-story-esque, but the subtle difficulties are often the hardest to handle. One reader sent in a question asking what to do in situations…Read More
When Gift Certificates Go Sour…
Q: I had a client who contacted me saying she wanted to purchase photos of her infant niece as a gift to her sister (the niece’s mom). I explained to her what would be involved, how much it would cost, and that the DVD of images could be purchased later for X amount. The shoot went great,…Read More
Do Your Clients Feel Nickel and Dimed?
I put out a call for open Q&A to my mailing list last week – if you’re not on the mailing list you can hop on over in the sidebar! On to the questions: Q: I was wondering how do you deal with a client who doesn’t want to or think that they have to…Read More
Clients & ‘Comfortability’ | The Last Forty Percent Photography
All images in this post are copyright The Last Forty Percent Photography. Used with permission. I’d seen a lot of blogs, ogled a lot of pretty images. But one post stopped me dead in my tracks. It didn’t just awe me. It changed the way I thought about photography. The post was a set of…Read More