Portrait Photographer, Julia Kelleher, M. Photog., M.Artist., Cr. CPP, specializes in newborn and family portraits out of her boutique, Bend OR, studio. She offers her clients a photographic style that is organic, textural and artistic, and specializes in creating multidimensional art. From her start up studio in Portland, OR 10 years ago, to relocating to the small town of Bend, OR in 2009, she has grown into an almost half-million dollar business with 3 employees … more
In this creatively focused class, international award winning artist, Julia Kelleher, will show you how capturing the pre-school and kindergarten years is the way to your client’s hearts. With authentic posing, simple/timeless props and soulful expressions, shooting kids is the way to command high dollar sales with parents who are becoming more and more financially established in their lives. By letting children be themselves, you endear their parents to the images and emotionally attach them to your art. Branch out from babies! And learn how photographing kids is not only highly profitable, but also the most artistic imagery of a child you’ll produce.
Julia Kelleher, will teach you how to fairly, strategically and kindly scope out your competition, not to hurt her — but to better you. When you learn about the others in your market, you are better equipped to fix the problems you have in your own business. Finding holes in others means filling them in your own studio and growing by leaps and bounds. Uncovering with Ninjastealth strategies helps you see HOW to be different. The competition doesn’t have to be scary. The competition helps you see what’s next in your business and teaches you how to stay ahead of your industry. Do your SWOT analysis with CIA-like tactical know-how and your business will begin to make it’s own mark. A class sure to be talked about, you’ll walk away knowing you can own your market with quality service, an incredible product and a promotion strategy that leaves the competition wondering what happened!
This class will help you think about your business and how you operate in a whole new way. How does one grow and get ahead? You learn what 4 qualities every entrepreneur must have to thrive. How to think and react to everyday decisions, make effective plans and acutely strategize your sales and marketing is the ticket to long-term success. Join international award winning photographer and business maven, Julia Kelleher as she gives you actionable steps to make your business fly off the charts in growth, and she’ll help grow your confidence to run a business that is truly a professional operation.
Portrait Photographer, Julia Kelleher, M. Photog., M.Artist., Cr. CPP, specializes in newborn and family portraits out of her boutique, Bend OR, studio. She offers her clients a photographic style that is organic, textural and artistic, and specializes in creating multidimensional art. From her start up studio in Portland, OR 10 years ago, to relocating to the small town of Bend, OR in 2009, she has grown into an almost half-million dollar business with 3 employees. Unique marketing efforts, a consistent branding message, and persistent relationship building tripled her client base in just 2 short years, and earned her studio the reputation for being the “newborn” photographer in Central Oregon; her successful marketing efforts defining her as a business expert among other professional artists.
A PPA Diamond Photographer of the Year, International Platinum, Gold & Silver Medalist, Julia has had 15 prints accepted into the International Loan Collection. Along with marketing, Julia is a master sales and business systems expert. A 12-time Creative Live instructor, WPPI instructor and 7x Imaging USA Platform speaker, she helps photographers world-wide break into in-person sales, master their “soft-selling” technique, and create systematized efficiency in their businesses.
Julia picked up her first 35mm SLR film camera at age 14. Putting it down after college to pursue her masters degree in broadcast journalism at the esteemed Syracuse University-Newhouse School of Public Communications, she spent over a decade traveling the country covering general assignment stories for all three television networks. After working Portland, OR’s (top 25 U.S market) ABC affiliate as an on-air anchor/reporter, she left television news to pursue photography full-time. Her experience with the news industry, and expertise in media relations and public communications have given her techniques to help other photographers understand their clients, and improve their businesses.