Hi, this is Jay P. Morgan. Today on The Slanted Lens, we’re going to talk about how to shoot a corporate group portrait or a team photo. This is a formal portrait. This is people standing shoulder to shoulder, looking at the camera, in order to display the employees for the business. I love shooting […]
Hi, this is Jay P. Morgan. Today on The Slanted Lens we’re going to dive into the marketing side of photography and videography. First impressions are so important in business. Whether it’s through a website, portfolio, or product, you want your clients to remember who you are and what you’re selling. We do that using […]
Hi, This is Jay P. Morgan. Here on The Slanted Lens we’ve been getting lots of requests to update the “What to Buy to Start Your Studio” video Lars and I made in 2015. Well it’s two years later, and it’s time. Here’s my updated list of photography equipment you need to start your studio. […]
Hi, this is Jay P. Morgan. Everyone in business will, at some point or another, deal with rejection. We tend to take rejection very personally in the creative photo and video industries, because often times we’re connected to our work emotionally. We feel like when someone rejects our work they are rejecting us. But today on The […]
Hi this is Jay P. Morgan. Today on The Slanted Lens we’re gonna talk about mentors. How to get one, and why you need one. There are several reasons you need a mentor. If you look at a lot of the great successful people in history they’ve had someone that they’ve patterned their lives after. […]
Free business coaching call! Sign up now- http://bit.ly/1O0rCtY Hi this is Jay P. Morgan and today I’ve got a special treat for you. A recent article in Vogue entitled, “The 10 Wedding “Rules” to Break,” made the claim that wedding photographers were unnecessary in this day and age of “Facebook albums and Instagram hashtags.” This […]
Sign up for my free business coaching call, March 3rd, at 5pm PT. Hi, this is Jay P. Morgan. As photographers, as videographers, we do dumb things. We’re kind of focused on our craft, our career, ourselves sometimes. The following are examples of what we do on set and with our clients that alienate them and ensure they don’t […]
Hi this is Jay P. Morgan. Today on The Slanted Lens we are headed to Gettysburg. I’m going to show you the things that we’re packing to take with us on our shoot. This shoot is unusual because it’s just Julene and I. So I packed accordingly. Julene doesn’t like to carry a lot of […]
The phone rings. It’s a client! They want an estimate … now what do you do? Today on The Slanted Lens, I am going to give you eight simple questions, or line of questions, to ask to make sure you can create a great estimate for any client that will earn money.
It is almost PhotoPlus time! This year, I am excited to be an in-booth speaker at the Tamron booth #1009.