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You have a camera and dream, and now you want to start your own Photography Business, but how do you get started? Many students have this notion that all they need is a camera and then they can start their own business and collect payments. Unfortunately, running your own business is not that easy. As an instructor and business owner for over 20 years, I've heard many "horror" stories from novices that failed to use something as simple as a contract in their business resulting in them handing over artwork and not getting paid for it. We're going to learn how to avoid that issue and many others that occur when becoming a business owner. In this eight-week course, students will learn how to set up their own photography business from the ground up. Fail to plan, plan to fail. We're going to start making the decisions about our photography business as to how we want it to function, what type of photography we want to do, who will will offer our services to, how we will deal with clients, the importance of contracts, and even taxes. At the start of each class, a summary of what we covered the week prior will be discussed and any questions will be answered before moving onto new material. It is imperative that the student doesn't miss a class because there will be info given that won't be on the Canva presentation. Students will be taking lots of notes that they'll have for the future and will be assigned homework to complete in order for the instructor to ensure that they understand what they’re learning.


September 11 - October 30, 2023


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