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Family Time { Portraits } Fremont, California

Dec . 21 . 2010
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Creative retro vintage baby portrait - Fremont 5 months baby smile bright blue eyes
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Creative retro vintage baby portrait - Fremont 5 months baby smile bright blue eyes


Creative retro vintage family portrait - San Francisco mom 3 year old boy smile yellow wall


Creative candid family portrait - San Francisco dad baby eating dad nose smiling


Creative retro vintage family portrait - Fremont california mom baby smiling close up


Creative autumn fall family portrait - Fremont california mom baby dad boy close up


Family portraits - Fremont photographer - dad mom baby 3 year old walking fun creative ideas




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Kelsey is the head photographer of Sphynge Photography boutique. We've been crafting artistic, painting-inspired photographs for clients around the world since 2005. Thanks for perusing - we can't wait to talk to you!
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Wedding slideshow | Amanda & John Paul | Oakland, CA

Sep . 14 . 2010
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Kelsey is the head photographer of Sphynge Photography boutique. We've been crafting artistic, painting-inspired photographs for clients around the world since 2005. Thanks for perusing - we can't wait to talk to you!
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Amanda & John Paul | Naturally Wed | Oakland/Piedmont, CA

Sep . 07 . 2010
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Wedding Photography Oakland California - bride ready headshot smiling
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Wedding Photography Oakland California - bride ready headshot smiling


Wedding Photography Oakland California - bridesmaid getting ready sepia Hair by Heidi


Wedding Photography Oakland California - tools brush accessories Hair by Heidi


Wedding Photography Oakland California - bride ready mirror checking herself Hair by Heidi


Wedding Photography Oakland California - bride and bridesmaids shoes in a row vintage feel


Wedding Photography Oakland California - casablanca dress hanging on door before the bride puts it on


Wedding Photography Oakland California - casablanca dress - right before the bride puts it on detail


Wedding Photography Oakland California - groom ready to put scuffling on detail shot


Wedding Photography Oakland California - groom ready smiling headshot


Wedding Photography Oakland California - St Margaret Mary's Catholic Church


Wedding Photography Oakland California - St Margaret Mary's Catholic Church


Wedding Photography Oakland California - bridesmaid and groomsman walking down the aisle at st margaret marys catholic church in Oakland


Wedding Photography Oakland California - bride and father of the bride walking down the aisle at st margaret marys catholic church in Oakland






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Kelsey is the head photographer of Sphynge Photography boutique. We've been crafting artistic, painting-inspired photographs for clients around the world since 2005. Thanks for perusing - we can't wait to talk to you!
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5 five minute tips to promote your photography business

May . 24 . 2010
Who doesn’t have five minutes to help get the word out for their photography business? Here are 5 things that take five minutes, and what you...
Creating a unique html signature in Gmail and Yahoo Mail
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Who doesn’t have five minutes to help get the word out for their photography business?
Here are 5 things that take five minutes, and what you should’ve done instead:

 

1. get more out of your email

What you did:
Write an email to mom trying to explain why you didn’t call last Sunday (well, that may take more than 5mn)

What you should’ve done instead:
Use Wisestamp for your email and embed your business website, your Facebook fan page, etc. in your email automagically so that anyone you email knows about your business (yes, your mom, and the thousands of other people you email every year). Works seamlessly with Gmail and Yahoo Mail, and seriously takes 3mn to install.

Creating a unique html signature in Gmail and Yahoo Mail

2. Put your face out on Facebook

What you did:
Wrote on your BFF’s wall about your latest photoshoot

What you should’ve done instead:
Create a Facebook Page for your business and suggest to friends (and tell them to suggest to their friends!). Bonus to get traction: add an original profile pic or take photos for a local charity and invite participants to tag themselves on the photos you upload to your page’s wall.

Also make sure that you add a friendly message when you ask friends, like “Hey, come write something on my newly created Facebook page!”. So… if you like these tips, come and write something on the Sphynge Photography Facebook wall!

Facebook profile photo

3. Make the latte extra sweet for your business

What you did:
Wait in line for you latte (5mn is a short lane!)

What you should’ve done instead:
Think of the number of other people waiting in line for their latte! Ask your local coffee shop if they’ll let you offer a free photo shoot – add a fish bowl for people to drop their business card into, and voila! You’ve got yourself a winner to try your services & tell their friends – along with new customer list of people you can send photo tips to.

Tip to get more local photography business, Fremont, California

4. Give more than your business card

What you did:
Spend 5 hours working on your business card, only to give it to a guy in the coffee shop line, who then tossed it with his cup.

What you should’ve done instead:
While most photographers think of putting their latest photo on their business card, few think about the back of the business card… how about putting 3 tips to look better in photographs on the back of your card? That will help you be remembered, and lessen the chance your card gets tossed away.

Tip to make a photography business card that'll stand out

5. give your laptop a makeover

What you did:
You spent 5 minutes scratching off the old promotional stickers from your laptop (damn those things are resilient!)

What you should’ve done instead:
Make your very own promotional tool! Create a unique branded laptop cover with GelaSkins Inc. – uploading your photo with the name of your business and website only takes five minutes.… and think of the number of times you’re working at that coffee shop looking at that laptop!

Using your laptop to promote your photography

Get more tips!

Attend one of our business-changing workshops or schedule a private consult by calling 650-383-8882.

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  • Ken:
    Just want to say what a great blog you got here!

About Kelsey

Kelsey is the head photographer of Sphynge Photography boutique. We've been crafting artistic, painting-inspired photographs for clients around the world since 2005. Thanks for perusing - we can't wait to talk to you!
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Maternity, pregnancy portrait Los Angeles California


Maternity, pregnancy portrait Los Angeles California


Maternity, pregnancy portrait Los Angeles California


Maternity, pregnancy portrait Los Angeles California


Maternity, pregnancy portrait Los Angeles California


Maternity, pregnancy portrait Los Angeles California


Maternity, pregnancy portrait Los Angeles California




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Family Portrait | Charles

Mar . 28 . 2010
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Family portrait photographer San Francisco Fremont California
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Family portrait photographer San Francisco Fremont California


Family portrait photographer San Francisco Fremont California


Family portrait photographer San Francisco Fremont California


Family portrait photographer San Francisco Fremont California


Family portrait photographer San Francisco Fremont California


Family portrait photographer San Francisco Fremont California


Family portrait photographer San Francisco Fremont California



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  • Terrance Houseman:
    Those are some excellent images, wish mine were that good!

About Kelsey

Kelsey is the head photographer of Sphynge Photography boutique. We've been crafting artistic, painting-inspired photographs for clients around the world since 2005. Thanks for perusing - we can't wait to talk to you!
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Family portrait | Marina, Matthieu & Paul

Sep . 12 . 2009
Family portrait in natural light - Fremont, CA photographer
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About Kelsey

Kelsey is the head photographer of Sphynge Photography boutique. We've been crafting artistic, painting-inspired photographs for clients around the world since 2005. Thanks for perusing - we can't wait to talk to you!
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