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High Volume Photography

with Mike Fulton and Cody Clinton

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About The Class

Remember the childhood excitement of yearbook photo day? You can bring that same joy to your clients — by taking your photography talents to schools, events, and sport leagues. From yearbook portraits to little league photos, high volume photography is a great way to multiply your revenue while providing a highly sought-after service.

Join veteran photographers Mike Fulton and Cody Clinton for a two-day workshop that will show you how to break into the high volume photography market and streamline your workflow — from setup and processing to hosting and printing.

Mike and Cody will teach you how to pitch clients, build your business model, and walk you through setting up a high volume photo shoot. After this course, you will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to become the preferred photographer in your community.

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Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Fear Issues of High Volume Photography

    53:22
  2. 02

    Customer Service & Potential High Volume Clients

    26:50
  3. 03

    Narrow Your Focus on Volume Photography

    21:51
  4. 04

    Community Marketing

    48:31
  5. 05

    Setting Sales Goals

    15:59
  6. 06

    Presentation Prep & How to Cold Call Effectively

    29:57
  7. 07

    Q&A on Kickback Options

    18:01
  8. 08

    Make it Personal in Your Marketing

    18:03
  9. 09

    Developing a Bid

    1:00:40
  10. 10

    Introduction to Volume Workflow

    23:25
  11. 11

    Data Collection Workflow Prior to Photo Shoot

    30:55
  12. 12

    Data Collection Q&A

    32:20
  13. 13

    Creating Barcodes

    10:59
  14. 14

    Setting Up Photo Station

    31:52
  15. 15

    Shoot: creativeLIVE Head Shots & Potential Errors Dem

    22:29
  16. 16

    Post Shoot Workflow - Batch Processing

    29:57
  17. 17

    Photo Sorting with FotoVelocity

    16:56
  18. 18

    Group Photos and Scheduling Re-shoots

    14:18
  19. 19

    Post Shoot Workflow - Building Proof Forms

    26:48
  20. 20

    FotoVelocity Tips & Tricks

    35:23
  21. 21

    Online Photo Hosting

    16:41
  22. 22

    Importance of Customer Service

    15:22

Meet Your Expert

Mike Fulton and Cody Clinton

Mike Fulton and Cody Clinton are known worldwide for their unique approach to wedding, fashion, and high school senior photography. They are the driving force behind TriCoast Photography based in Southeast Texas and specialize in high volume photography and high ... read more

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Bonus Material

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  • pdf Break-Even Sales_Sales Goals.pdf
  • pdf Order Form Samples_Marketing Material.pdf
  • pdf BID SAMPLE - Sports League.pdf
  • pdf Making Your Own Photobooth.pdf
  • pdf Volume Photo Shoot Checklist.pdf
  • pdf FotoVelocity Special Discount.pdf
  • pdf Lighting Setup for Elementary Kids.jpg
  • pdf Standard Lighting Setup.jpg
  • pdf Workflow and FotoVelocity Process.pdf
  • pdf TriCoast Resource Guide.pdf

62% of students recommend this class.
See what some of them have to say.

  • Creativelive Student

    March 2015

    just finished the class.... Although alot of great information in there, I thought there were a bunch of times where they talked about getting to certain things but never really did. The way they showed the work flow was kid of all over the place and I dont feel they gave a good demonstration of fotovelocity. I also felt like when it went from one video to the next it seemed like there were things were missing, It wasnt like they just picked up where the previous video left off. I am also upset that I did email tricoast and asked some questions and never heard back from them. All that said, still a good course and would still recommend it because there is still alot of great information in here. I also purchased the speed light workshop Mike did that I highly recommend. Best Wishes to you all....Rich

  • user-4cd7a5

    March 2017

    This course is very comprehensive and full of valuable information for anyone wanting to get into High Volume Photography. We have been doing this type of photography for 5 decades and still found many great ideas to improve on what we do. However, this class was produced in 2013 and although I am not certain as to the current circumstances of TriCoast, it appears that Cody and Mike are no longer in business together and because of this, the FotoVelocity program (which in my opinion is the greatest program for what we do) is no longer being offered. Regardless, this program is worth every cent of the purchase price. My hope is that new versions of FotoVelocity will soon be available. In the meantime we are still using the current version and it still works great. It literally saved our three man high velocity studio thousands of hours of pre-/post- production work. We are a small town operation which provides photos for schools and sports in our local area to over 27,000 clients a year.

  • Creativelive Student

    November 2014

    I just bought this class and I've watched few episodes already. So far its a great resource for who is interested in High Volume Photography. I've noticed him mentioned about the school accepting his proposal and signing the contract, etc... I was expecting have at least a PDF sample of the contract he uses, so I could have a general understanding of what should be included on that contract. I hope he could include it here... Thanks Paulo Jordao

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