Ep 282: How to create a six-figure portrait business with guest Sean Brown

Want to create a six-figure photography business? Our guest Sean Brown has done just that. You’ll discover Sean’s ideas strategies on: playing the long game, how to find models and build a portfolio, a typical shoot, planning your shoot, why moms make the best lighting assistants, the psychology of pricing and photographers should position themselves at the higher end of the market, the importance of creating a luxury experience, how to set up a referral program to find new clients, outsourcing editing, promoting on Instagram and TikTok, why many photographers should be doing in-person sales, the importance of social media tags, getting published in senior blogs, how to save time by using email and PDF templates and much more.

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Show Notes

Our guest this week is portrait photographer Sean Brown, he specialises in senior portraits or photographing teenagers. Sean shares some fantastic tips that can be applied to any genre of photography.

  • How Sean got started
  • Playing the long game
  • How to find models and build a portfolio
  • Sean walks us through a typical shoot
  • Planning your photoshoot
  • Why moms make the best lighting assistants
  • The psychology of pricing and photographers should position themselves at the higher end of the market
  • The importance of creating a luxury experience
  • How to set up a referral program to find new clients
  • Outsourcing editing
  • Promoting on Instagram and TikTok
  • Why many photographers should be doing in-person sales
  • The importance of social media tags
  • Getting published in senior blogs?
  • How to save time by using email and PDF templates

Bio:
Sean Brown is a high school senior photographer who never thought he would be a photographer. After going to college with the intention of being a cardiologist, he gave it all up to pursue his dream of having the freedom to live the life he wanted through photography and hasn’t looked back. Sean has been named as one of the Top 100 High School Senior Photographers in the nation by Senior Style Guide Magazine and one of the Top 25 Up & Coming Senior Photographers by The Twelfth Year and Modern Teen Style Magazine. He has been asked to speak at conferences around the country and loves helping other photographers build their dream photography business by giving them the tools that are necessary to take it to the next level.

Website: www.seanbrownproductions.com
Instagram: www.instagram.com/seanbrownproductions
Twitter: www.twitter.com/seanbrownphotos
Facebook: www.facebook.com/seanbrownproductions
Youtube: www.youtube.com/c/seanbrownproductions
Products/workshops/exhibitions: [Free Download] How to Break Into Senior Photography Starter Kit: https://mailchi.mp/d207509df4a9/your-senior-photography-starter-kit
Podcast: Senior Style Guide Real Talk https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/real-talk-photography-podcast/id1452158113

Image by Sean Brown
Image by Sean Brown
Image by Sean Brown

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