Breaking Down Money Blocks

Breaking Down Money Blocks

What money sayings do you catch yourself saying regularly?   “Money doesn’t grow on trees.” “You’ve got to work harder to make more.” “You can’t be successful without sacrifice.” “Rich people are greedy.” We all have them, whether conscious or subconscious –...
Don’t Pay Me for My Time and Talent

Don’t Pay Me for My Time and Talent

If you’ve looked at any number of photographer’s investment pages I bet you’ve seen the term “time and talent” on many occasions.  I’m not going to mince words here….I hate that phrase.   Why? A. Your “time and talent” is worth a heck of a lot more than a few hundred...
When Can I Start Charging?

When Can I Start Charging?

Money.  It’s a charged subject.  Our culture makes talking about it taboo, and that’s really a shame because that just reinforces whatever money mindset issues we have lurking in our subconscious mind.   These can be things that your parents said to you growing up…...
Should I lower my pricing?

Should I lower my pricing?

“I’m second guessing my pricing.  I was very successful last fall, grossing $17,000 in just two months, since then all I have heard is “I love your work but it is not in my budget.”  I’m considering lowering my prices, but not sure if that is the right move.” I’m...