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I love on location photos! Since this is my 1st post. Here is my daughter and the reason I started dance photography many years ago!
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ron
Sep 23, 2019
Love this, Christophe!
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ron
Sep 22, 2019
Hi Alex, our community is pretty new, so it's going to be some time before we are more active and have more engaged members. In the meantime, I hope to respond to everyone and at least you'll have that. A lot of your questions will be covered in our Pas de Deux Dance Photography Conference in Phoenix on Jan. 31-Feb 2. Expanding to new dance studios/schools/companies can be easy, and can also be frustrating. Some schools use a dancer's parent, and have to feel loyal to them or they might lose the dancer. But the pictures may be terrible. A lot also use Lifetouch, which use $10/hr photographers who have no experience with dance. I'm working with around 20 dance schools/companies, and typically add about 5-7 a year without really reaching out much. Most dancers/companies think of me as the premier dance photographer at least i the Chicago suburbs, so they contact me. But when I want a company, I usually email them and provide a link to specific blogs on my website that I'd like them to see. I ask them if I can come to their studio and talk about their photography. That approach has been working pretty well for me. I think I've bagged every company I've talked to except one, and they already had a photographer and was relatively happy with them, even though he wasn't as good as me (according to them). When I get recital portraits, my goal is to average a minimum of $40 per dancer. Jonathan Givens at EPS Photo has about 50 studios and he averages around $70 per dancer. You also have to consider whether the studio wants a kickback or not. Those vary in amount, but usually is about 10% in my profit. I can provide you sample so what I charge and the products I offer. Just shoot me an email at ron@ronmckinneyphotography.com. I hope this helps! Ron
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ron
Aug 28, 2019
Oh yeah, I love that!!
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