Documenting your business through photography allows you to
capture images to increase your success.
Photography is extremely important for
gift basket designers because our livelihood depends on creating a visual
masterpiece that brings joy and comfort to individuals, while
influencing partnerships and agreements between multi-million dollar
corporations that depend on our designs to celebrate the completion of
long and short-term deals.
How do you know if your design work is getting better?
How do you remember which gift basket was given to which client?
How do you capture an idea displayed in a window, on a billboard, and at
youíre a sketch artist, thereís only one way: by taking a picture.
stimulus is all around us, so a camera is an integral part of
your mobile toolbox. It wonít sit in the same tray as ribbon, scissors,
and curling ribbon that waits to fix a problem that happens on the way
to a delivery, but it's just as important when an occasion calls for a
camera will be stationed by your side, waiting to photograph elements
that can only be captured at a specific moment.
are six reasons to have a camera with you at all times:
Photograph a finished gift basket in
Capture the presentation of your
design(s) at private homes and corporate settings.
Take pictures of displays and ideas
in places where picture taking is allowed.
Recall how items were stabilized in
Photograph a recipientís joy to send
to the client via Email or within your thank-you note by mail.
Document ideas for business building
as you travel in other states.
an eight-pixel digital camera, and it's compact enough for a small purse.
Its performance is fantastic, but itís very difficult not to want a new
camera because of the low prices.
Electronics retailers are selling
ten-pixel, name-brand cameras for
incredible deals well below the price paid years ago for my current
model. However, I'm not making 11x17-inch photos from my work, so a
higher-pixel camera is not necessary.
making your initial purchase or upgrading to a new model, you also must
budget for accessories:
Tripod, table top and floor models
digital cameras also support various lenses, filters, and flash
accessories, which are other costs that are to be considered an
investment in your businessís future.
Digital options allow us to capture and immediately view our work. This
immediacy is what people love about digital cameras. However, donít
overlook traditional film cameras. These cameras, available in permanent
or temporary models, are found everywhere, and both work well at a
still use a non-digital camera, photo developing centers will put your
photos on disk, and they do the same with the one-use models generally
associated with on-the-fly family travel photos.
Consider a camera to be your silent partner that retains images and captures
memories that build relationships and increases sales.
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