106: Jessica Robertson-Senior Portrait Photography Success

Jun 3, 2021

Jessica Robertson

Jessica is the Queen of Senior Photography and has a studio for over 20 years in Richmond, Virginia area With the support of her team, Robin and Karen, Jessica personally photographs over 200 seniors each year as well as oodles of family portraits

A PPA Master Craftsman Photographer, she also loves to teach and mentor photographers both about senior photography and how to be profitable in any portrait niche.

Seniors …why? She loves interacting with young people, celebrating and allowing them to see their own beauty. She shares 9 senior portrait and business tips including

  • The importance of looking at what you are doing well and where you can improve
  • Finding creative solutions in your sales process
  • Fitting your products to your audience
  • The do’s and dont’s of Senior Ambassador programs

Her advice to her younger self- to value her early work more and be priced for more profit.

Connect with Jessica at
Cell: 804.304.9346
Facebook Group: Shoot it Straight with Jessica Robertson
Facebook: Jessica Robertson Photographic Artistry
Instagram: jessicarobertsonphoto

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Why I think you’ll want to tune in every week!

In the photography business as a wedding and children’s portrait specialist, for four decades, I’ve accumulated a wealth of knowledge, connections, and inspiration that I’m eager to share with you. Friends encouraged me to have a show, saying that I have a unique voice as a woman in this industry for so many years.  So I said yes to photographers like you who want to achieve success, profitability, and inspiration.

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