Find us on Google+ At eloPhotos Academy, our ultimate goal is to raise world-class photographers. We do this through a series of workshops, trainings, and internship programs. You can visit out YOUTUBE CHANNEL to watch videos on a few photography … Continue reading
Find us on Google+ 1) We’ve helped to build the foundation of more professional photographers in the last four years than any other training academy. Just ask the following outfits for confirmation: La Royal Photography, Red 19 Photography, 4labi 4tos, … Continue reading
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Find us on Google+ Module 1: Introduction to Digital Photography Gain control and confidence in your digital photography – with a strong emphasis on exposure. This course is designed to help you appreciate the different functions, controls and options in … Continue reading
Find us on Google+ So while discussing with a photographer colleague the other day, I asked him how much he enjoyed covering Celebrity X’s wedding. He laughed it off and went ahead to give a break down of the deal. … Continue reading
Find us on Google+ Now picture this. Imagine you get a call from a potential client who wants to book you for her wedding photography. You billed her (on the phone) $2000 and told her she was required to make … Continue reading
So I just got a Hp laptop for our office. We needed a fast processing system that could help with the video editing we’ve been doing. Up until now, we’ve been using a colleague’s system whose specifications could handle hd … Continue reading
Transcript of the interview session with renowned Photographer, Dipo Odetoyinbo (Black Child Photography) When did you KNOW you wanted to become a Photographer? My journey into photography has been a love affair. I have always been artistically inclined. I’ve been … Continue reading
So I was able to finally get another meeting with Kelechi for an interview session. We chatted for about 65minutes and I discovered more of his interesting personality & lifestyle. The following are discoveries that you probably never knew about … Continue reading
“WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THESE PICTURES?“ I’ve had quite a number of photographers who have recently sent me some of their works. They want to know what I think of their pictures. Most importantly, they want to know what … Continue reading
I’ve had a few photographers ask me for a copy of the contract/agreement we give couples to sign before we cover their celebration. I decided to put it up here knowing it might help to “enlighten” potential clients also. You’re … Continue reading
Attached is a copy of the OLD list of different packages we offer wedding and portrait clients. It is very crucial for a professional photographer to have a STANDARD price list and not just randomly give five different clients different … Continue reading
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At eloPhotos Academy, our ultimate goal is to raise world-class photographers. We do this through a series of workshops, trainings, and internship programs. You van visit out youtube channel (www.youtube.com/elophotos) to watch videos on a few photography topics. Contact us … Continue reading
Today our discussion has to do with something every photographer needs to address and the sooner the better – Client satisfaction or personal satisfaction, which do you value most? Do you prefer that your client be more satisfied with your … Continue reading
That was the question asked by one of the children I teach in church. Some were a little repulsed to hear that I am a photographer. Most of them want to become doctors, lawyers and engineers. Photography, to them, fell … Continue reading
Today’s episode is dedicated to all the new photographers that have decided one way or the other to be an intern or assistant to a present photographer they respect. There are some rules I feel we all need to be … Continue reading
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Celebrities that graced today’s protest were Obesere, Shina Peters, Kunle Afolayan, Shank, Omo Baba & Seyi-Law for daily photography-related tips and articles, Subscribe to elophotos.com or add us on your BlackBerry 271E3BC8
In this “EMERGENCY” episode, Seun Akisanmi gives tips that will help photographers to successfully cover a protest. Based on his experience with the recent coverage of the protests in Lagos, Nigeria, this is not an episode you would want to … Continue reading
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Today was interesting. Attached are the pictures to tell the story.
Had a 5 hour session with a staff of Google Nigeria yesterday. I left their ikoyi office with an idea of how to cut our budgeted expenses for this year by over N10million. Wow, the power of information. It was … Continue reading
I remember d first time I heard her voice Twas the month of May She called to inquire about her future with Photography And left me with the desire to get my personal BlackBerry Her questions were interesting: “Are u … Continue reading
Find us on Google+ Picture This Great day! And welcome to another wonderful episode of Picture This, your guide to photography. Once again, I’m Seun Akisanmi, and I’m going to be taking you through what we have for you today. … Continue reading
Find us on Google+ Fuel subsidy removal, occupy Nigeria, coalition against fuel subsidy removal, how to download fuel, fuel price increase, Goodluck Jonathan, Most Cursed President……… just a few of the recent top google searches that brings up results that … Continue reading
Great day, everyone and welcome to the show that we have been talking about for many months now. Finally, it has arrived! I’m Seun Akisanmi and I’m going to be your host along the way. I want you guys to … Continue reading
Find us on Google+ That is a debatable question. Last month marked the 4-years wedding anniversary of one of our clients. The bride approached us to be the official wedding photographer of the day. Being a close friend at the … Continue reading
In no particular order of priority, behold 12 of the goals that I plan to achieve by December 31st, 2012. 1. Wash my plates after eating. It’s a weakness that many husbands and bachelors are guilty of. I plan to … Continue reading
On December 21, I got a call from a gentleman who referred to himself as PA (initials for his name). We were recommended by his colleague at his workplace, Mobil Producing Nigeria. We covered the wedding of the daughter of … Continue reading
This is a 4-hours workshop on how to design and host your personal or business website. At last, you have no reason whatsoever not to have your own personal portion of the internet. In this workshop, you’ll learn: 1. How … Continue reading
You’ve been asking which TV station will be airing PICTURE THIS. The mystery ends now as we reveal the channel we decided to air the program. Suggestions & comments should be noted here or sent to firstname.lastname@example.org for daily photography-related … Continue reading
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So I was at a colleague’s exhibition stand on December 6 at Eko Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria. The turnout of potential clients that showed up at the exhibition was impressive. While I was busy admiring some of the pictures being exhibited, a … Continue reading
So it happened after attending the opening day of the British Council-organized exhibition at Expo Hall, Eko Hotel on December 5. I just left the venue and was going to the nearest bus stop to get a ride home. Suddenly, a … Continue reading
In line with the marketing discussion I wrote about yesterday, I thought it is imperative that I explain how I was chosen for the job in the first place. Before I proceed, I feel its important I address some of … Continue reading
We continue from where we stopped last week on a subject that a lot of us shy away from: MARKETING. It is important to first note that you should not wait until you’re “broke” (resource-wise or client-wise) before you start … Continue reading
We covered their wedding in 2007. They’re quite an unusual couple. Usually we get a call from the bride-to-be asking about the different wedding photography packages we offer. In this couple’s instance, the call came from the groom-to-be. I was … Continue reading
I have met a lot of professional photographers that have challenges making money in this industry. They ask me, “How do you cope? There are a lot of photographers and it seems I’m not getting a lot of jobs…” … Continue reading
I awoke on November 23, 2011 to the bad news that a colleague’s studio was robbed. Apparently he worked late into the night the day before in an attempt to meet a client’s deadline. He finished at about 2 am and … Continue reading