5
Apr

Photography Interns Wanted | Season [Gold Lion]

We are LeahAndMark – and along with our Creative Director (Joy!) and our team of +Photographers – we operate the largest photography internship in the country. Leah and I picked up our cameras a little over three (3) years ago and started this business with no formal training, a little bit of luck and way […]

1
Mar

Business Investment Decisions

We are often asked the question – why is your Internship so successful? Of course – the real question that’s usually being asked is ‘how do you continue to attract so many interns that work for free, and that seemingly work so hard for you? Although we can easily come up with a complicated answer […]

28
Feb

Photography Competition

Think the photography market is over saturated? Try being a musician. Or a writer. Or a Chef. The generic advice is to just be different. It’s not about being completely different. It’s about being different enough AND finding your audience. Different work, different personality, different people. You have to make, be, and find those things. […]

26
Feb

Studying Other Photographers

It’s not that you shouldn’t study other photographers. You should definitely know what’s been made before you – and what’s currently being made. But if you’re working on your stuff – if you’re REALLY working on it, then you’re too busy to read and keep up with 20 other photographers blogs. You’re too busy to […]

25
Feb

The Truth About Marketing to Wedding Clients

It feels like we’re marketing all the time, everywhere, to everyone. The truth is that our marketing is only geared toward 30 specific couples. That’s 60 people total. All year. Sixty people we probably haven’t met yet. But we know who they are. Long ago we identified who we want hiring us. Thirty couples that get […]

4
Feb

How to Be Different | Part VIII

If you’ve been following us for a while then you know about our three principles: Be Different Do Things That Matter Show Everyone That first one – Be Different – is always tricky. It’s so simple and obvious and… dumb. Yet it’s probably the most difficult of the three items to accomplish. Be Different. Okay. […]