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Do you need help to get your photography business started? 

Are you like me, a single mom with a hectic schedule and asking yourself where do I start, or perhaps you want to start a home based studio part time or full time or you just need some help with a few things?

I started from scratch with nothing and have built a successful home studio and now I own a full service studio in Carlsbad, San Diego. I worked around my kids schedule and worked from my home.

I can help you get started. 

Mentoring Options in Person or Skype Sessions:


- How to set up your home for consultations, to shoot clients and having a business run out of your home, time management, setting up your business work flow on the computer.


- Portfolio building, how to make money while building your portfolio.



- Forms and contracts, what do you need? 


- Equipment, what is a luxury or necessary for your start up, new equipment vs used. I can help you hack a lot of :)



- Natural lighting, strobes or artificial light. What do you need and what can you get by with.


- Posing and wardrobe, educating your clients and building a studio wardrobe.


- Editing, retouching and printing. Do it yourself or out source, compare costs on do it yourself vs. out sourcing.


- Hair and Make-up, do it yourself or hire professionals what do they charge?


- Marketing Materials - Where to put your hard earned money to get the biggest return for exposure. Where do you start? Do it yourself or out source.


- Making marketing video's. How and what do you need.


- Pricing and Products, when am I good enough to charge, and how much?


- Help with getting over your blocks, I have had them ALL.


- Folio boxes vs. Albums or both, different vendors pros and cons.


- In person sales, the reveal wall and believing in your work.



 - Social media exposure, Instagram posts and marketing, Facebook for business and ads.


 Mentoring Service:

- One Hour Skype Session $200

- Two Hour Skype Session $375

- 8 One Hour Skype Sessions $1500


- In person mentoring, a 8 hour day in my studio customized to your needs.

Meals included. $1800


- Portfolio building in my studio for portrait and boudoir, 2 models, hair and make-up, wardrobe and full lighting and posing mentoring all digital files and copyrights included for your portfolio building.

Meals included. $2500

( * Travel & hotel expenses not included. )


Add on:

Portrait session of YOU.

3 - 7x10 matted prints with digital files $595


Please contact me and let's design some mentoring sessions for your needs.


Warm regards,


~ Ann ~



PH # (760) 610-6263


* Photo credit by Sue Bryce