Saturday, October 25, 2008
Friday, October 24, 2008
Tuesday, October 21, 2008
Lucky for us, Cayman soon woke up and started doing what boys do best. We got some great shots and had a lot of fun.
Sunday, October 19, 2008
A typical Brandon Bar Mitzvah photographer is certainly hoping to get a referral for a job well done but I want more than that. I want a referral, sure, but even more... I want your business for years to come. That Bar Mitzvah boy (or Bat Mitzvah girl) will need senior portraits in a few years, wedding portraits, maternity, etc and I want to be there for all of it. I've found that someone will recommend you if you do an adequate job but it takes an outstanding job before they will come to rely on you as an extended member of their family (like a doctor or nanny).
Why don't I specialize? It's certainly easier to just do one thing (like weddings). But I like the challenge of doing different things and I've found many times that I've learned something in one area (portraits) that will lend itself to another (weddings). Also, I was sitting with a client at a baseball game recently and I heard her say to a friend, "Booray is my photographer, I wouldn't think of going to someone else." Boy, did that make me feel good.... and you don't get that if you only see your customers once and move on to the next wedding.
Booray Perry is a Bar Mizvah and bat Mitzvah photographer in Tampa, St. Petersburg, Brandon and Clearwater.
Friday, October 17, 2008
One of the images from the session last Sunday was very special. Two brothers, standing on the edge of the shore. I loved it so much that I went searching for a quote that I could use with it and I think I found a great one. When I showed this picture to the grandmother of the two boys she actually started crying!