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How Losing Your Ego Can Be The Best Thing For Your Business

July 18, 2016 | Chris + Verity Sansom

All photos © Sansom Photography When Our Egos Get Too Loud A discussion between some friends caught my attention recently; it was one about on-site wedding coordinators and their apparently universal disdain for wedding photographers. The tales varied from coordinators controlling access to the couple to photographers being told to drink from the tap in the toilet. Suffice to say, each of us in the group felt that we had been pre-judged by the coordinators, and […]

Staying Inspired – Finding Your Creativity In An Industry Of Creators

June 20, 2016 | Chris + Verity Sansom

All photos © Sansom Photography Staying inspired can be a challenge for creators of all kinds. In an industry where we’re constantly bombarded by incredible images from all around the world, it’s not hard to come up with ideas for shots you haven’t tried yet. Having recently judged a competition with hundreds of entries, one thing that really hit home for us was the fact that true originality feels harder and harder to come by. There […]

Charging What You’re Worth

April 19, 2016 | Chris + Verity Sansom

All photos © Sansom Photography It’s one of the most commonly asked questions in our industry: what should I charge for my services? It’s quite the open ended question, and one for which the answer differs depending on the business in question. Sometimes, a photographer needs to be instilled with the confidence to push their pricing up to enable them to achieve the work/life balance they desire. For others, it’s recognizing that they may be charging a little too much. Pricing is […]