Author Archives: Christine Goss

About Christine Goss

Christine is a portrait photographer with the privilege of teaching high school English, photography and yearbook journalism in San Diego County. As a wife and mother managing a business and a full time teaching career, she survives off of iced tea and coffee until the lazy summer rolls around. Then she thrives as a late-sleeping, book-loving road trip aficionado.

5 Lessons I Learned From My Own Family Photos That Will Help You Provide a Better Client Experience Recently, my sister and I scheduled an extended family photo session and it was my turn to have the client experience. Spending 90 minutes in front of the camera taught me a lot about …

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Have you ever struggled with putting together advertisements and client resources because you didn’t know how to make a collage in Photoshop? Let’s change that! Photoshop can be intimidating if you are not familiar with it, but it is also a powerful tool that will allow you to customize marketing materials. Even …

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An in-depth Smugmug review to help you decide if Smugmug is the online gallery service for your photography business When it comes to hosting galleries of your photographs, you have several online options. If you aren’t sure if online galleries are for you, check out this tutorial on your digital delivery options. …

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Struggling with female poses? Memorize these tips to help your clients feel more confident! If you’ve ever taken a turn in front of the camera, you know that being there brings out all of your insecurities. You never want your clients to feel insecure during their session because they will attach that …

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Your confidence and business will grow when you stop comparing yourself to other photographers “That is so beautiful. Why don’t my photos look like that?” “Her work is so good. I will never be as good as her.” “Compared to that, my work is trash.” “I wish I had taken that photo …

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What is Negative Space and How Can It Improve Your Photographs? Have you ever ventured into a popular store at the height of a sale or just before a holiday and been overwhelmed by the sheer volume of people, the messy shelves, and the long check-out line? Sometimes, when we try to do …

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