3 Good Reasons Why Photographers Need To Do More Video

 

 

Let’s chat about why every single photographer should also be a videographer!  Now, you might be thinking, “Uh, Molly those are two completely different things. I don't want to do videos.” But here's the thing, I'm not actually saying that you have to offer video as a service to your clients. You totally can if you want to.  But what I am saying is that you need to get behind the camera and do videos of yourself. 

Here are three reasons why:

#1: You’re going to get way better results with videos.  

I run a mastermind called the Boudoir Shorts Mastermind, and my students have the absolute best results when they, themselves, got behind the video camera and did videos. You can do this with a D800 or some type of DSLR that also does video.  You can also do this just behind a cell phone with video.  So you can do a Facebook Live for example, or you can pre record the video.

#2: You have a message to share with the world.  

I know that as photographers we hate getting behind the camera, but trust me. I don't enjoy being behind the camera either, but I have a message to share that people need to hear.  That's exactly what you need to think when you're doing videos for your audience.


#3:  Connect with your audience.  

This is not a sales video.  This is your chance to let your clients and followers know your why.  In this video, I want you to share why you got started in Boudoir photography. Why are you a photographer? Why do you do this? Why do you think clients need shoots? Then, I want you to share that video with your audience.  Let them see a totally different side of you.   

So, are you ready for a fun challenge?  I want you to do a video and I want you to share your story.  If you’re nervous about it, just breath in and out.  Then, hit record!  

 

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Molly Keyser

Boudoir photographer and business coach, I am dedicated to changing the world with the power of a camera. Originally from Wisconsin, I'm now in Texas, but I help photographers around the world learn how to go full-time with boudoir photography.