How to Stand Out from Your Photography Competitors

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As photographers and business owners, we are always looking for ways to stand out from the crowd. H&H Color Lab is no different than all of you. As a family owned and operated business for over 50 years, we are constantly trying to elevate the products we offer to help our community of photographers stand out.

It’s All About Relationships

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The business of photography is the perfect profession for maximizing Relationships & Relationship Marketing. In 1982, when we first opened our doors, high school seniors were a big part of our revenue. Five to ten years later, those seniors returned as brides and grooms. Fast forward to today, and the majority of the seniors we photograph are the kids of those first seniors we worked with in our first decade in business.

Is Your Backpack Heavy With Excess Weight?

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Weight in your business is not bad or wrong, it’s just something that is not necessary for our lives. The excess weight we carry while running our businesses can be a lot of things. It can be a relationship, it could be an activity, it could be a problem customer, etc. We all have excess weights.

How to Use Photography to Give Back

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A few years ago, I was photographing a fundraising event for Make-A-Wish in Delaware. The featured speaker was a woman in her 30s who’d had her wish granted when she was 14. She grew up in Miami Beach, Florida, and her wish was to go snow skiing. She’d never felt snow, never seen it in person, but that was her wish.

The Goddess Experience: An Origin Story

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When my sister became pregnant with her first child, I knew I wanted to do a maternity shoot that was different. It was to be dramatic and new. It would instantly stand out. In my head, I told myself that this was just for me. Maybe it would create a little buzz on social media, but it was a passion project, because “no client would hire me for something this over-the-top and different.”

A Life and Work in Progress

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When I first realized that we would need to move from our sleepy little suburban town on the Hudson River in NY to the Los Angeles area for my husband’s job, I was flooded with so many emotions—fear, sadness, and a general sense of being overwhelmed, but also a little bit of excitement for the adventure that lay ahead.