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Marketing for photographers

What is marketing and why on earth do I need to market? Simply put, marketing is whatever it takes to attract clients to you (your brand, products and services). What are you doing to attract clients to you? You cannot wait for business to come to you Sometimes you have to go to the business Most clients do not own a crystal ball and sometimes you have to create the business “Customers don’t always know what they want. The decline in coffee-drinking was due to Continue reading →

April Sims Food Diaries: The Field House, Philadelphia, PA

The Field House is located 1150 Filbert St, Philadelphia, PA 19107. Which is right across the street (which was reminiscent of a tunnel with a light at both ends of it) from the Reading Terminal Market. The Field House looked like a typical sports bar / pub upon entry. Dark wood tables and chairs every where. They had a small stage in the window. No band that day. Just an empty stage. The bar area was also dark wood (counter top and stools). There were plenty of booths in the bar Continue reading →

Bella Events is hiring photographers nationwide

I received the following email today from Bella Pictures and thought many you might be interested in this opportunity to add more images to your portfolio, along with additional pocket change. Good luck if you decide to apply. Dear April,Great news! Bella Pictures has launched a new sister company Bella Events!Bella Events is a nationwide company specializing in on-location photography that transforms a memorable day into a lifetime of beautiful memories. Bella Events is the new sister company to Bella Pictures, the award winning wedding Continue reading →

Pixlr-O-Matic is a fun app that allows you to add cool effects to your images

I came across a fun app called Pixlr-O-Matic as I perused Google Play Store on my Samsung Galaxy II phone last night. Here are an example of two images I played with I had a lot of fun with these images. The possibilities and combination of possibilities are endless. The best thing about this app is it is FREE. I hope you enjoy this app as much as I am enjoying it. Note: You can also play around with images for FREE online at http://pixlr.com/o-matic/.

A Sims Family Thanksgiving 2010 [pictures]

I am sooooooo thankful for my family as well as the U.S. government making today a holiday. The holiday allowed me to spend time with some of my family members. This year Thanksgiving dinner was at my mom’s house. I arrived hungry. Look at my plate below. My mom made some of her favorite dishes. On my plate is chicken tetrazzini, meatloaf, party rice & noodles, sweet potatoes, mac & cheese, greens (kale and mustard mix) and cabbage. Needless to say after I finally finished Continue reading →