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What is a Mentor?

“ to support and advise someone with less experience to help them develop in their work ”

Starting a Photography Business?

Thinking of starting a photography business? Perhaps you want to develop a business plan to start a full-time career in photography or as a part-time business to supplement your income. I am now delighted to be offering a 12-month photography mentoring plan to help, advise and guide you in the first year of your business.

Maybe you have started your photography business but getting frustrated working alone, putting hours in and not seeing the results you want.

As I start my 30th year as a professional photographer, having sold well over £3m worth of my own photography, now is the time to help the next generation of photographers thrive in an ever-increasingly competitive marketplace and avoid the costly pitfalls when starting out!

Your photography mentor plan will likely focus on defining your photographic style.  At the start, we will meet up to learn more about your photography business, create a 12-month business plan and focus on your requirements for development and growth.

During the 12-month program, we can organise a shoot together to cover technical questions, look at your portfolio to help you define your signature style, along with practical advice on setting up a business, including pricing, keeping records and running an efficient business. We will also look at your marketing and give advice on how to grow your business.

At the end of each session, I will assign a task or project for you to complete before our next meeting, helping you stay focused and steer you towards your goals.

Mentoring plans combine tailored one-to-one in-person sessions, follow-up online video meetings (via Zoom) and unlimited email support. I really want to see your photography business succeed!

I have myself paid for long-term business coaching… it really does work!

Having someone holding me to account each month forced me to get the things I wanted to be done in my business – DONE!

Sir Winston Churchill

"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give"

Photography Mentoring Northern Ireland

Topics covered in my photography mentoring sessions are wide-ranging and arise from your individual needs & goals. Below are just a few of the main topics we can cover during your 12-month Photography Mentoring plan...

Portfolio Review

Portfolio

Review your current photography portfolio, website, product sample and marketing material

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Equipment

Review your current photography equipment and advice on what you need to provide a professional level of work

Lightroom & Image Editing

Digital Workflow

Using an efficient digital workflow to edit your images and create your signature style.  Advice on software to streamline your business.

Pricing

Looking at the different business models for your photography business, selecting the best for you and advice on setting prices

Marketing

Help with setting up a marketing campaign to grow your business. Looking at branding, social media, SEO, advertising and emal marketing

Photography Business Plan

Creating your photography business plan setting out clear goals for the 12 months with regular reviews to see how you are performing against them. 

Each photography mentoring plan will be totally unique to you!

12 Month Photography Mentoring Plan – Prices

12 Month Mentor Plan

£95 /month*

  • 6 Half Day 1-2-1 meetings / workshops / shoots
  • 6 x 1 Hour 1-2-1 follow-up Online Video Meetings (via Zoom)
  • Unlimited support via email

* Total Cost for 12-month Mentoring is £1195 - £150 initial payment followed by 11 payments of £95 per month.
Full payment option also available - £995 (saving £200)
Travel Expenses are charged for meetings/workshops/shoots outside 25 mile radius of Ballyclare.
If any sessions require models or location/studio hire fees, these will be charged at cost

Please note: I only offer a limited amount of spaces for my long-term photography mentoring program so please only contact me if you are truly serious about improving your photography business. Due to my wedding and workshop commitments during weekends, the majority of my mentoring sessions take place on weekdays only.

Ready to Start Your Photography Business with Expert help?

Contact Paul to arrange a FREE 30 minute Consultation, with NO obligation

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