the business of photography

Day retreat £225

9th October 2019

We know it’s hard to strike that balance between creating beautiful photos and the business side of it. We want to share what we’ve learnt over these past ten years of running our family portrait business.

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What will I learn? 

During the day retreat, we’ll take you through:

  • Working with your ideal clients

  • Projects & collaborations as you’re establishing your business or to inject new life into your existing business

  • Pricing - and getting this right from the start

  • Products - what’s right for you and your brand. We’ll discuss digital file packages and why we also place emphasis on tangible products

  • Look at what your brand believes in, and get to your WHY, and how potential clients connect with this

  • Social Media - building a core of faithful followers who stick with you

  • How not to water down your work, you can’t please everyone (and how to celebrate this!)

Does this sound like it might be helpful? We’d love to help you get that balance right between business and creating your art.

Tell me more about the day

Arrival is from 9.30am for tea and pastries ready for a 10am start. We hold our retreats in a beautiful stone barn nestled on the edge of woodland and moor on the hillside above Hebden Bridge.  If it's a bit nippy outside, the log burning stove will be glowing when you come in. Warm yourself by the fire, whilst we have a cup of tea and chat about what the day will bring. 

We want to help you lay the foundations to a successful, and let’s say it, PROFITABLE portrait photography business! On the day, we’ll take you through how to work with your ideal clients, finding clarity in where you are right now and where you’d like to be, and how to get there.

A warming lunch will then be provided to get you all set for the afternoon. Over lunch we can answer any questions you have.   

In the afternoon we’ll take you through the 3 Ps - Portfolio, Pricing & Products.

Before we finish, at around 5.00pm, there will be another cup of tea or a glass of something for those who don't have to rush off.  If anyone is staying for the evening then we're happy to provide recommendations on good eateries and drinkeries - there are plenty of little gems in Hebden Bridge.  

If you have any questions about the retreat just drop us an email at info@sarahmasonphotography.co.uk or give us a call on 07725 731422. We hope to see you soon!

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