A&P Whoo hoo! My national debt just went down by $3000

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  1. Jcolman

    Jcolman OT Supporter

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    Got two more contracts in the mail today for upcoming weddings. I just deposited checks in the bank today for three other weddings. That's five booked in the last two weeks alone!!
     
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    Now if I could book 45 more I'd quit my job!




















    and shoot myself for trying to tackle so many weddings!! :mamoru:
     
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    Pinan pagan holidays > * other holidays

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    What camera/lenses do you use for these shoots?
     
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    'bout to advertise the shit out of myself this weekend at the bridal fair. "who wants inexpensive wedding videos?! Help a poor-ass get out of debt!"
     
  5. OlafBeserka

    OlafBeserka girls pee pee when they see me OT Supporter

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    We were at a bridal fair this past weekend. Some hot ass brides
     
  6. Jcolman

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    canon 5D and 1Dmk2n. 16-35L / 24-70L / 70-200IS f2.8 / 50 1.4 / 85 f1.8 / 90 macro. Lots and lots of lights.
     
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    :bigthumb: that should draw them to you like flies to shit!
     
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    you've got more than that :hsugh: or is that all you use on wedding shoots
     
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    Canon crew :coold:
     
  10. Climbing Cracker

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    Did my market research and positioned myself at least $500 below the competition. Hell, the full-day(10 hours) is only $1500. Most people are charging twice that for less time, and their demos are nothing I couldn't manage.
     
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    I've got a lot more accessories like speedlights, pocketwizards, studio lights, modifiers, etc plus my old film camera but that's all I have for DSLR bodies and lenses.
     
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    :cool: the trick is to find a couple that will hire you on faith alone. It worked for me so it should work for you as well.
     
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    what's your secret to so many bookings? i dont kno shit about advertising and i haven't really been able to get off the ground except for 2nd shooter gigs.
     
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    He posted a thread a while back.

    Something about rain and craigslist.
     
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    :werd: I've done 2 for free at the moment just to build a brief demo. Basically, I want them to hire me and be blown away at the product for the price. Then I'll increase prices accordingly after this year.
     
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    Craigslist and facebook ads.
     

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