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Photographer Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals

These are some of my great friends in the industry and/or products & services we absolutely LOVE. Enjoy shopping this weekend and remember to support your local communities and small businesses!

Guest Blogger Jessica Rambo
Tips for Breaking into the Wedding Industry

One of the greatest joys in my life is giving. I love people. Giving and people just go well together. I mentor quite a few photographers in between shooting weddings. It really is where my heart is

Popography Behind the Scenes 2014

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Time to look back over the last year and remember all of the amazing memories we have created, experienced and shared. New Jersey, New Friends, New

How to Build your Business on a Wedding Day

The question that I get asked the most is “How do you Market yourself?” Some would think I run ads, pay Facebook or spend money on marketing. I moved from Texas to New Jersey without

Guest Blogger Brittany Maio
Wedding Photographers Emergency Kit

5 Things to NOT forget on Wedding Day- Photographers Addition! We’ve all been to weddings, and if you’ve been to more then one you’ve most likely heard of a Bride’s Wedding

7 Assumptions Made About Same-sex Weddings

Kailynn Barbour GAY BRIDE GUIDE BLOG FACEBOOK INSTAGRAM     I’ve been engaged to my fiancé, Valerie, for about a year now. We’re planning a November 2015 wedding, and it’s been an amazing

Why we choose Pixieset for our photography business

Dear Photographers, We recently made the switch from PASS to Pixieset. We are always looking for ways to improve our business and better serve our clients. Delivering and viewing the photos of our

Business Tip :: How to Create Canned Email Responses with Gmail

Dear Photographer, After being a small business owner for over 6 years, I have come to the conclusion that my TIME is worth a lot. How do you value your time? I love to spend time with my son during

HoldFast Money Maker + ONA Bowery :: Photographer Leather Camera Strap System

Dear Photographers, My search for the ultimate camera rig is complete. You name it… I tried it.  OEM strap, BlackRapid strap, ShootSac, Hand Grips.  Each one had some cons for me and was not

LOOK WHO POP’D IN :: GUEST BLOGGER Russ McMinn :: DFW Branding / Web Design / Graphic Designer

It’s a bird, it’s a plane…no its Clark Kent’s look-alike! Yes, he is just as talented and smart as he appears. Russ is one of the most genuine folks in the industry I have ran into.

Interacting with Clients and acheiving Authentic Photos :: New Jersey Wedding Photographer

Dear POPography,  What tips do you have for interacting with your clients to make them feel more comfortable? – Leanne   Know your stuff– It is important to know your camera, know

Zero Marketing :: How to generate business with no money! :: New Jersey Wedding Photographer

Zero Marketing is when a business generates all of its sales from “word of mouth” and  little effort is needed to sustain a successful business. Sounds like a dream, huh?! My friends are

Tips on creating unique wedding ring shots :: New Jersey Wedding Photographer

Creative wedding ring shots are almost expected on wedding day. Often times we are in such a hurry to get everything done on a wedding day that we rush through the details. But we must remember that

How to take a photo with Christmas lights

This is probably the 3rd most popular question I get asked around the holiday season. I know many of you own a nice dslr camera and want to get a great photo of your favorite pet or children in front

25 Tips for 2nd Shooters :: New Jersey Wedding Photographer :: Popography

I am a lucky gal because I have one heck of a 2nd shooter- my hubby! He has really mastered most of these tips and I can’t thank him enough! I did not write the blog post for him though. I

Night Time Photography :: Long Exposure Beach Photo :: POPography

I am always looking for ways to push myself professionally whether its marketing, lighting techniques or learning to shoot in the dark! Giving my client an experience to remember is very important to

Using a Speed Light and Lightroom to create a dramatic image

MY SET UP I often get asked what I use to get a more dramatic images. Well, this is how I do it! :)  I love taking a off camera flash aka Speed Light with me on all sessions! I use a very cheap and

What is your best selling product?

You might think that clients come to the ordering session ready to own the digital rights and walk away. Not necessarily true! My clients really love the idea of having a memoir of the session and

PASS :: Sharing Images :: Popography

If there is one thing that is certain the only CONSTANT is CHANGE. If you are not able to adapt you will get left behind! 2 Things I know for sure: It truly is a world of instant gratification!

Digital Marketing = Sharing YOU!

Marketing. The scary word that can mean so many things. Everyone has their own way of getting themselves recognized and I just wanted to share a couple of things that I do that seem to work well for