Happy Black Friday!!! Had fun decorating NOT shopping!


Photography Business Institute
Photography Business Institute

What a fun day at the studio! Maggie Day, our college helper (home on break), decked out our foyer for the holidays! The entire Petty/Joy team was off today so they will all be SO surprised when they come in on Monday. Maggie is now cleaning up the mess while I blog – that is more important isn’t it???

Why Networking with Other Businesses is a Must for Photographers

The business world loves the term networking. While it can be thrown around as a buzzword, when you break it down, it simply means making connections and building relationships. While networking is a part of many jobs, it is essential for professional photographers...

The Portrait Photographer’s Guide to Keeping Up With Trends

Who remembers the boom of selective coloring in the early 2000s? Everywhere you looked, you'd see black and white images but for a pop of red in the subject's shoes or a vivid, bright bouquet colored by hand with colored pencils. Trends come and go in all creative...