Here’s a little about me, my life, and my business… I’m Carissa, owner of Photograph Minnesota. To shed some light on my background in photography, I was film-trained in high school and college. But, I did not do much with my skills until five years ago when I made the decision to truly LIVE my […]
What is branding, and why is it so important to the survival of a business? Branding, simply put, is the way you feel about a business; it is the first impression a client has about who you are and what you have to offer. If you ask me, next to having a valuable skill, branding […]
Lifestyle Photography is a new branch of portraiture and is the modern way to photograph people… but, what is it really?
When I began my business, like many photographers I tried shooting everything: babies, kids, weddings, families, etc. But, as the years went, I found my true passion in photographing high school seniors. I realized I liked to shoot 1:1 with the client. Maybe this was because I am so type A and love more control. With […]
Does this describe you? You start your photography business by taking any job that involves photography and provided a paycheck. Now, you do a little bit of everything, but you are not feeling fulfilled in your work. And, your business is starting to plateau. For many, this is a good start but it is an […]
Before starting my photography business, I felt I was prepared. I understood basic tax laws, took the steps to become a legal business, and purchased the necessary insurance. I understood the time requirements of sessions and editing, and I had a business plan in place that would build my business to be a productive, self-sustaining enterprise. […]