“No” Is Not Failure

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Here’s a little industry secret: “no” is not failure. We’ve all been there. You pitch your services to a potential client and they say “no, we aren’t looking for any new partnerships at the moment”. Or you send along a project quote and they respond with a “sorry, it’s out of our budget”. It would […]

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Foodtography School Review

Here you have it folks: my honest Foodtography School review. If you’re a food blogger or aspiring food photographer, keep reading. How I Found Foodtography School Ok, let me preface this by saying that when I first dove into the world of food photography, I had over a decade of photography experience under my belt. […]

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The Importance of a Licensing Agreement

Article about the importance of a licensing agreement by Cashmere & Cocktails

Did you know that commercial rights are required before a brand can use your images? If your images are used with the purpose of generating a revenue for a brand/business (via social media posts, product packaging, commercial blog, ads, email market, etc.), commercial rights must be granted by you to them. This is where a […]

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Top 3 Things to Establish Before Taking on Clients

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Here’s the thing: I made a lot of mistakes when I first started taking on clients. Like, A LOT. Looking back, there’s a long list of coulda/woulda/shouldas that I should have established before taking on food photography clients that honestly make me cringe now. While I can’t go back and undo the mistakes that I’ve […]

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