Category Archives: Business

Changes Are Scary

Dear friends and clients, I’m writing this with mixed emotions. I was offered a position at the Community Resource Center about a month ago. I started this new journey at the beginning of September. While I am very excited about this new adventure and opportunity; I am also very sad to be closing the chapter…

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6 Tools I Use In My Photography Business

Some people think that to be a professional photographer all you need is a big fancy camera and BAM! You’ve got yourself a photography business. If only things were that simple! There are a lot of outside factors that play into the world of professional photography. By having set tools and workflows I am able…

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Why a Studio Management Program is Important

**This post contains affiliate links My mind tends to be like a web-browser with about 15 tabs open. Over the years I’ve tried several different methods for keeping my studio and business organized. Things that range from paper planners for sessions and a binder for client profiles/workflows to spreadsheets and different types of studio management…

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Be True To You – Your Intuition Is Never Wrong

A few months ago I submitted an article to a larger website; I knew that the editor would have me do a little work on it because that’s how that works. She asked to expand upon the piece I had sent in. I expanded but it felt like a lot of fluff and unnecessary words;…

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Why Goals Are Important + How To Set Them

Goals. We all have them: yearly goals, life goals, small goals and large goals. It’s really important to have goals and to know what we’re working toward. The word “goal” scares the crap out of a lot of people. What if I fail? What if I can’t do it? Remember: FAIL – First Attempt In…

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Blood. Sweat. Tears.

What they won’t tell you when you start a business is that the blood, sweat, and tears thing is an everyday reality. Whomever they are will tell you that is what it takes to get started but they never elaborate that day in and day out you will experience all of those… activities. sweat. With every…

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What I Wish I Knew When I Started My Business

Hindsight is 20/20. Looking back on when I started my business there are a few things I wish I knew or understood better. Things that if I had known would have saved me infinite sleepless nights and loads of undue stress. Here is a look at what I wish I knew when I started my…

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The Biggest Mistake I Have Made In My Photography Business

Business owners aren’t always so quick to tell you the biggest mistakes they’ve made in business. They’ll be happy to tell you all about their HUGE successes and tout the things they’ve done right through the years. I know, because I am guilty of this not so humble brag. It’s not often you get a…

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Why I Do Not Offer My Clients Discs of Their Sessions

At E. Kracht Photography we do not offer our clients discs of their full sessions. Let me tell you why. We consider our studio a Full Service Studio. That means we are with you from start to finish; from the consultation to hanging your gallery wall. I spend time with you before your session to…

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Super Secret Method For Conquering Your Todo List

As a self-professed kickass entrepreneur. My todo list is never freaking ending. I have tried every from of planner, tracking system, bullet journal, push what have yous the market has to offer. Always trying to find the best way to keep my life right and my shit together. But why mess with success? Ha, see…

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