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Studio Systems: A Photography Business Bootcamp

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About The Class

develop reliable systems for your photography business.

Creating systems in any business is essential to its success. Learn how to run a business like a well-oiled machine in Studio Systems: A Photography Business Bootcamp with Julia Kelleher. 

Systems create a consistent experience for your customer and produce reliable results in your product. In this bootcamp, Julia will show you how to develop:

  • Superior customer service experiences
  • Efficient booking procedures
  • Time-saving product offerings
  • Reliable studio organizational plans
  • Streamlined sessions
  • Sales and pricing techniques
  • Images and ordering processes
  • File archiving techniques
  • Automated branding and marketing solutions
  • Systematized finance management 
By sticking with set systems, nothing falls through the cracks. Clients enjoy a predictable and upscale experience, sales are predictable (which makes your income predictable), orders are reliable and complete with no mistakes, and your numbers are usable!

Packed with incredible content, this bootcamp will help you build your photography business plan as if you could walk away and let someone else run it – reducing your workload, increasing your revenue and giving you more time for what’s important to you.

Find out exactly what it takes to develop go-to systems so your time is managed and organized and your studio achieves maximum efficiency in Studio Systems: A Photography Business Bootcamp with Julia Kelleher. 


Studio Systems: A Photography Business Bootcamp is a multi-platform experience and we want YOUR participation! Please join us in this EXCLUSIVE FACEBOOK GROUP! You will be able to:

  • Ask questions related to the bootcamp content
  • Discuss the weekly homework assignments
  • Connect with a global community
  • Participate in weekly private Q&A sessions!
JOIN HERE: Julia Kelleher's CreativeLive Course Discussion

Topics Covered

Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Introduction to Studio Systems Bootcamp Part 1

  2. 02

    Introduction to Studio Systems Bootcamp Part 2

  3. 03

    Customer Service Part 1

  4. 04

    Customer Service Part 2

  5. 05

    Customer Service Best Practices: On–Location

  6. 06

    The Customer Experience: Client P.O.V. Studio Walk-Through & Session: On–Location

  7. 07

    Photography Session Systems

  8. 08

    The Studio as a System to Success: On–Location

  9. 09

    Image Workflow—From Camera to Client

  10. 10

    Post-Processing Systems

  11. 11

    Back-Up Systems

  12. 12

    Overview of Successful Selling: The 6 Ps of Selling Part 1

  13. 13

    The 6 Ps of Selling Part 2

  14. 14

    The 6 Ps of Selling Part 3

  15. 15

    Real Life Sales Consult: On–Location

  16. 16

    Tracking and Packing an Order: On–Location

  17. 17

    Dealing With Client Objections & Problem Personalities, with Consistency

  18. 18

    Financial Tracking—The Power of Knowing Your Numbers

  19. 19

    The Science of Pricing-—A System for Your Products

  20. 20

    Building Packages That Work

  21. 21

    Your First Outsource: Accounting: On–Location

  22. 22

    The Importance of a Solid Brand System

  23. 23

    Living Your Brand: Inside the Studio: On–Location

  24. 24

    Researching Your Market

  25. 25

    Marketing Systems

  26. 26

    Understanding Buying "triggers" and Using them in Your System of Promotion

  27. 27

    What We've Covered: Getting Systems Right

  28. 28

    Why Systems Are Important - and How They Help

  29. 29

    What's Your Plan - Let's Talk 5 Years Ahead

  30. 30

    What's Important - Let's Prioritize

  31. 31

    Where do you start? - Dealing with the Demon Inside

  32. 32

    Looking In the Mirror: Finding Success

  33. 33

    The Power of Never Giving Up

  34. 34

    Getting Back to Your Purpose - Why Do You Do What You Do?

  35. 35

    Introducing the BIG WINNER!


Meet Your Expert

Julia Kelleher

Portrait Photographer, Julia Kelleher, M. Photog., Cr. CPP, specializes in newborn and family portraits out of her boutique, Bend OR, studio. She offers her clients a photographic style that is organic, textural and artistic, and specializes in creating heirloom albums ... read more

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  • pdf Studio Systems Resource Guide
  • HD Interview: Social Media Guru Sarah Daily
  • zip Studio Systems Workbook and Homework Guide
  • pdf Syllabus
  • pdf Jewel Images: Sample Client Survey

94% of students recommend this class.
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  • AlwaysFashionGirl


    October 2015

    I look at this course as a library of amazing and valuable content. Everything that any photographer ever needs to run their business and make it successful and profitable can find all in one place, this course. I always felt inspired by Julia's amazing business skills, she is one of the best in this industry. I have taken all of her previous classes before and never felt disappointed. Instead, I would feel more confident, educated, empowered and inspired. Every segment is packed with so much information and it feels overwhelming at first, but the workbook that this course comes with, gives you sanity and helps you to work through it. I would definitely recommend this course to anyone. You should decide if you want to spend 10 years to get all this knowledge that this course already has, or just spend $199 to get it all at once and not waste anymore time experimenting!? Your choice.

  • Creativelive Student

    October 2015

    We're only 1wk into this 5wk bootcamp and I have already gained so much valuable information {already worth every cent}. Julia shares so much about how to run a business, and do it in a way that's successful, profitable and enjoyable. Have already started working on a few new systems to help run my business better, and my customer service has already improved. Now to just spruce up my home studio to make it more visually appealing and comfortable for my clients :) Thank you so much Julia!

  • user-faa438

    October 2015

    I am so incredibly happy to have taken the plunge this evening, as I bought this course! Today watching the course a lightbulb went off and I knew I had to have it! This is worth every cent, and I am so very excited to watch the rest and implement these teachings into my business. Its time to take charge and take my business back! I am so amazed after standing back and looking at my business from a distance, of how much i have been giving away. Not only of not only my pricing but myself. I have compromised for clients that aren't right for me. This is giving me the confidence and knowledge to say no, in a nice way, and to focus on the business I really WANT! Thank you Julia, you are an inspiration! An amazing women with impeccable business sense!

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