The Art & Business of Photography
How to grow, market and shoot in a community based profitable photo studio
Lighting, posing and workflow
Shooting and posing families
Shooting and posing fairy portraits and children
Shooting weddings and couples
Classic in studio portraits
High end results on location.
How to scout, light and maximize every location best portrait results.
Off camera flash.
Working with the sun, shade. Finding the best light.
Studio management strategies. Staying organized. Setting and promotiong special events like fairy day.
Sales and sales strategies.
Goal setting strategies and exercises.
Rob Provencher- MPA
Worked as a waiter, darkroom technician, school photographer, process server and painter before breaking out on his own at 24 years old.
Rob has been in the game for decades and is still going strong photographing weddings, families, fairies, commercial and editorial.
Rob believes in marketing and networking and has brought his expertize in these areas into his business with profitable and successful results. “Marketing is everything” is Rob’s motto and he digs deep into the inner workings of marketing campaigns and marketing theory, whether trying a new family promotion or building upon his studios most famous brand, the fairy day events, Rob values, and teaches others the way to success through marketing. Rob blogs routinely and has written manuals and reports on marketing and sales. Rob is the co-founder of noBs PhotoSuccess Inc™, an online photography and coaching forum.
Rob has achieved his master of photography (MPA), gold level Advanced Toastmasters, 14 years martial arts (goju rui and cardio kick boxing). He motorcycles to Alaska, Newfoundland, Detroit and all points in between. He also plays guitar, scuba dives, invests in real estate, freedives, teaches advanced goal setting, practices TM, travels to Tamarindo, Costa Rica every year with his wife Tina, where they have a second home.
Tina Provencher- CGA
Tina was a full time senior accountant when she met and married Rob in 1995, opting out for a full time partnership with Rob in a mom and pop photography studio.
She has a degree in accounting & economics and is a (lapsed) certfified accountant. Her sensible focused skills balance out well with Rob’s creative and outgoing personality. Together they bring a harmonious blend of business savvy, financial acumen. She is an avid yoga student, lover of fine wine, and a flight school drop out. ( a shrewd decision on her part after ‘doing the math’ to flying personal planes).
She has a black belt in karate and in studio management. She’s super organized, keeps the ship afloat and counts the coin. Tina wrote a manual called “The Studio Boss”