Steven Melamed

The How’s and Why’s of Preschool Photography

About Speaker

Steve spent the first 17 of his adult life working with individuals that had mental illnesses and developmental disabilities. The last 10 years of that was in a Director of Services capacity, where he came to get a lot of business experience as well as experience working with people.

Steve started his professional photography career at the age of 37 working for The Picture People where he spent 3 years as a studio manager. This is where he met his business partner, Jennifer Happ. When Picture People closed all of it’s triangle locations, they started J and S Photography. This was about 12 years ago.

In that time they have built a solid preschool photography business as well as a portrait studio. The school business currently serves 43 schools and over 8,ooo children a year with the aid of 6 part time employees.

What you'll learn

Preschool photography is fun, simple and best of all – a solid baseline income. This course will cover all of the nuts and bolts of the preschool photography business. Most of this information can be applied to any volume photography work. We will cover how to organize your business model. How to get new accounts. How to prepare for a session. How to organize and deliver your proofs. And how to fulfill orders and deliver your products. This is a simple, fun business that can be added on to any photography business.