Business Resources for Photographers
Updated: Mar 10
A list of resources that I’ve found helpful in growing my photo business.
I will continue to update this list over time, so check back!
Once you start using Honeybook for your client workflow you will NEVER go back, that’s all I have to say. An extremely powerful tool and a major time saver.
This may be obvious to some but it’s helpful to implement quickbooks for your taxes, organizing business cashflow and quickly categorizing all of your income / payments. Bonus - it connects with Honeybook!
One of the main questions emerging photographers have is “how do I figure out what my rates should be?” This calculator is a game changer in determining what you need to charge hourly in order to meet your financial goals.
APA National has generously provided immensely useful business guides and tools all on this resource page - and all for free!
A free tracker for growing your instagram account, revenue, subscribers, etc. It’s a helpful tool for mapping out your goals and creating a roadmap for growth.
A guide for launching your photo business and creating a detailed business plan.
Pretty straightforward. The link above is free and has multiple options for weddings, photo assistant, etc. If you’re looking for something a little better designed there are lots of options on etsy.
Still growing and don’t want to invest too much in equipment just yet? Keh is a used camera equipment store that can hook you up with the gear you want at a fraction of the price. They have lighting, tripods, cameras - everything you need!
A guide to making and selling your own lightroom presets, which can be a source of passive income for photographers.
MindNode is a visual brainstorming app that can help you set goals or develop creative concepts and map out next steps.
Tons of fantastic business workshops and networking opportunities for artists, as well as this new business guide book.
Low or no-cost attorneys for artists, legal educational information and arbitration services.