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How To Be A Photography Business Owner

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$225 10 seats left
Start Date:

Wed, Nov 09, 7:00pm - Nov 16, 9:30pm Eastern Time (2 sessions)

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Location: Laura Hatcher's Photography Studio in Old Town, Alexandria
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 16 and older
Average Class Size: 10
Teacher: Laura Hatcher

What you'll learn in this photography class:

Join Laura Hatcher to learn how to lay a solid foundation and build an actionable plan towards legally making money with your camera.

This class is designed to provide experienced photographers, who aspire to earn money from photography, with accurate and relevant resources, lessons learned, and advice on establishing a legitimate photography business.

Laura will give you insight to questions you may be asking yourself such as;

  • Where do I start and am I ready
  • What business structure is best for me?
  • Do I need financing?
  • Why do I need a business plan?
  • Do I need a license?
  • What kind of taxes should I expect?

From Laura’s own experience she’ll cover:

  • Tools to run the business
  • Marketing on Social Media Platforms
  • Understanding your value
  • Building a Brand
  • Growing a client base
  • Common mistakes to avoid as an entrepreneur
  • Where to find support
  • And more

When starting your own business, you don’t know what you don’t know and there many steps to complete before you can call yourself a legitimate business. This class will give you a sense of important questions to ask and how to prepare.

School Notes: Mailing address:PO Box 855 Alexandria, VA 22313

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Refund Policy

A refund or a credit towards another class (less a $20 processing fee) can be given if cancellation notice is given more than 5 business days from the scheduled class.

If there is no cancellation notice, or it is given 5 business days or less, no refund or credit will be given. Requests to reschedule a class will incur a $20 processing fee provided notice is given more than 5 business days prior to the class. If request to reschedule is given less than business 5 days prior to the class, no refund or credit will be given.

If Capital Photography Center cancels or postpones a class due to weather or low enrollment, you can choose a full refund or a credit towards a future class.


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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
7:00pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time Laura Hatcher 2 $225
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Wed, Nov 16 7:00pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time Laura Hatcher

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How We Began

Capital Photography Center was created by Marie Joabar who for more than a decade was the Education Programs Manager and Corporate Trainer at Penn Camera, one of Washington D.C.’s long standing photography retailers. Marie developed that company’s educational program growing it from...

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