Episode 394: How Shooting Film Can Improve Profitability – Kiamarie Stone

Do you have a love for shooting on film, but need to find a way to incorporate it into your services while maintaining profitability?

In episode 394 of the Bokeh Podcast, Kiamarie Stone joins us to share how she’s increased her revenue by adding film to her packages. Listen in as she highlights how you can incorporate film into your business, while educating your clients on what it means to hire a hybrid photographer on their wedding day.

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Personal Connection and Good Energy (1:21)

Continuing to Book During COVID-19 (9:14)

Brand Position (11:41)

Customer Experience: Bring more of yourself into the business and make your customers feel heard, loved, and welcomed. (17:20)

Technique for Time: If you can give it to somebody else, give it to somebody else. – Vanessa Joy | Outsource everything. (23:04)

Inspiration: Gary V, Tony Robbins, Chip & Joanna Gaines (28:50)

Book Recommendations: (32:38)
Instagram Secrets by Jeremy McGilvrey – bit.ly/bp-igsecrets
Digital Wedding Photography; Capturing Beautiful Memories by Glenn Johnson – bit.ly/bp-digitalweddingphoto

Adding Film to Your Packages (35:08)

Being More Profitable with Film (36:25)

Film Equipment: (41:41)
Pentax 645 N2
Nikon F100
Fuji 400H (film)
50mm 1.8 Lens

Incorporating Film Into Your Business (46:24)
– Set up or attend a styled shoot.
– Show off galleries of hybrid weddings and educate your clients.
– Offer to shoot film at another wedding to set up a portfolio.

Photo Vision Experience (49:23)

Links
kssphotos.com
instagram.com/kiamariestone
facebook.com/kssphotos
photovisionprints.com


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