Building a Profitable Portrait Studio

with Bambi Cantrell

Building a Profitable Portrait Studio

Are you thinking about creating, revamping or maximizing your home or studio space? In this creativeLIVE photography course, Bambi Cantrell shows you how to take everyday materials to design stunning shooting spaces, and how to use available areas such as doors and windows for special effects. You'll discover how to use your marketing money in the most efficient way, including strategically working with local businesses, auctions and bridal fairs, as well as how to create a strong marketing brand. You'll come away from this photography course with everything you need to identify and create inventive shooting spaces, a strong marketing plan, and a new look for your business!

In this in-depth look inside Bambi's studio, you'll see all of the materials and processes she uses, including how she scours thrift shops for props and sets up her award-winning shoots.

Instructor

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Bambi Cantrell

Bambi Cantrell has been photographing in the San Francisco Bay Area for over 25 years. Her passion for capturing the decisive moment and her subsequent creative style have made her a household name in the photographic industry.Among her many accomplishments,… more...
  • bonus material with purchase

      Bambi Cantrell - Salon Letter.docx
      Bambi Cantrell - Salon Letter.pdf
  • Day 1 (8 Videos)

    • Day 1 Pre-Show
      12:00
      Day 1 Pre-Show
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    • 9:00 am - Introduction and Studio History and Tour
      42:23
      9:00 am - Introduction and Studio History and Tour
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    • 9:45 am - Collaborating with Other Artists
      50:18
      9:45 am - Collaborating with Other Artists
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    • 11:00 am - Shoot: From Fantasy to Photograph
      1:02:10
      11:00 am - Shoot: From Fantasy to Photograph
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    • 1:00 pm - Marketing Concepts to Generate Business
      1:02:03
      1:00 pm - Marketing Concepts to Generate Business
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    • 2:00 pm - Hair Wars Introduction
      38:15
      2:00 pm - Hair Wars Introduction
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    • 3:15 pm - Shoot: Hair Wars
      38:25
      3:15 pm - Shoot: Hair Wars
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    • Day 1 Wrap-Up
      03:08
      Day 1 Wrap-Up
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  • Day 2 (9 Videos)

    • Day 2 Pre-Show
      07:58
      Day 2 Pre-Show
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    • 9:00 am - Hair Wars Review
      31:32
      9:00 am - Hair Wars Review
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    • 9:30 am - Target Marketing for Family Portraits
      50:01
      9:30 am - Target Marketing for Family Portraits
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    • 11:30 am - Shoot: Baby Portrait
      27:13
      11:30 am - Shoot: Baby Portrait
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    • 10:45 am - Shoot: Family Portrait
      42:20
      10:45 am - Shoot: Family Portrait
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    • 1:00 pm - Shoot: Fantasy Children's Portrait
      55:30
      1:00 pm - Shoot: Fantasy Children's Portrait
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    • 2:15 pm - Sales Session with Michael Van Auken
      1:04:01
      2:15 pm - Sales Session with Michael Van Auken
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    • 3:30 pm - Shoot: Old Hollywood Family Portrait
      25:02
      3:30 pm - Shoot: Old Hollywood Family Portrait
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    • Day 2 Wrap-Up
      03:27
      Day 2 Wrap-Up
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  • Day 3 (11 Videos)

    • Day 3 Pre-Show
      13:23
      Day 3 Pre-Show
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    • 9:00 am - Post Production: Creating Captivating Images
      40:36
      9:00 am - Post Production: Creating Captivating Images
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    • 9:45 am - Pricing for Profit
      51:00
      9:45 am - Pricing for Profit
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    • 11:00 am - Creative Interior Design Ideas for Your Studio
      32:27
      11:00 am - Creative Interior Design Ideas for Your Studio
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    • 12:45 pm - Costs for a Creative Shoot
      14:34
      12:45 pm - Costs for a Creative Shoot
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    • 1:00 pm - Shoot: Bride and Groom
      30:47
      1:00 pm - Shoot: Bride and Groom
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    • 1:30 pm - Mock Pre-Wedding Consultation
      33:34
      1:30 pm - Mock Pre-Wedding Consultation
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    • Thanks + Credits
      07:40
      Thanks + Credits
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    • 2:45 pm - Q&A from the Internet Audience
      32:52
      2:45 pm - Q&A from the Internet Audience
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    • 3:15 pm - Workshop Review
      31:12
      3:15 pm - Workshop Review
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    • Day 3 Wrap-Up
      03:50
      Day 3 Wrap-Up
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