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Why Photographers NEED Contracts (and What to Put in Them)

We all love scary stories, right? Here’s one for you. Once, long ago, I made my own contract. I basically took bits of contracts from other free sources online and stitched them together.  As you might’ve guessed, it didn’t work…

Why I Hired a Professional Organizer

Lots of people have been raving about Netflix’s show Get Organized With The Home Edit, and y’all…I watched it and I fell in LOVE.  I immediately wanted to organize my workspace to make it just as beautiful, colorful, and rainbow-y…

The Most Common Questions About Photographer Contracts

As a photographer, you do a lot more than just snap pretty pics. You run a business! One of the most important elements of running your photography business is… drum roll please… contracts. I know, I know! It might make…

Make a Tropical Floral Background in 3 Simple Steps

Ever look at a gorgeous floral background in a photo and think, “I could never make that on my own.” Or, “That looks pricey… but it’s so pretty.” I have news for you: You can make your own tropical floral…

5 of the Best Places to Buy Flowers for Your Photoshoot

One of my toughest jobs is sourcing props for photoshoots. But I love using flowers. View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Alisha Cohen (@alishylishy) on Sep 15, 2020 at 7:42pm PDT What happens when you need…

4 Tips to Help You Plan the Perfect Photoshoot

When it comes to photoshoots, time is literally money. Every minute of shoot day is valuable, so you need to plan your photoshoot to make it efficient and productive. A plan will keep your shoot organized and make sure you…

Unexpected Photo Props to Use for Your Next Shoot

Sometimes, when you’re planning a photoshoot (or already shooting it), you have to get a little… creative. After all, who wants to buy a unique prop for every single shoot?! Not me. That’s why you have to be willing to…

4 Easy Cake Decorating Hacks

Truth time, folks: I am not a pastry chef.  I am a stylist and photographer, and I may love to eat delicious sweet treats (who doesn’t?) but I don’t have experience decorating cakes. However, there are some really easy cake…

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