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Dr. Tomayia Colvin: Pricing for Profit

  • 03/13/2023
  • 3:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Holiday Inn & Suites St. Paul NE - 8511 Hudson Blvd, Lake Elmo, MN 55042

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 Registration open 12/13/2022 - 3/10/2023



Dr. Tomyia Colvin • 
Houston, Texas • tomayiacolvineducation.com

Are you afraid to raise your prices but you’re not making ends meet? Are you worried that you’ll lose clients because they’ll think you’re overpriced?

Join photographer and educator Tomayia Colvin as she talks you through the process of identifying what your photography skills are worth and how to charge for them.

It’s scary to charge more and worry about whether you’ll lose clients. But Dr. T's experiences in this area will help you gain the confidence you need to acknowledge your value and still attract new clientele.

Key takeaways:
1. How to conquer your fears of charging what you’re worth
2. Figuring out what your business costs are and what you need to make a profit
3. Creating a price list that covers your skills as well as the products that you offer
4. How to market your services to new and existing clients

Bio:
Tomayia Colvin, EDD is a national published high school senior portrait photographer, best-selling children's book author, classroom teacher, and photography educator in Houston, Texas. She is on a mission to celebrate diversity in photography. She works with conferences & workshop organizers to bridge the color division and to include voices that are missing from the photography industry.

While on this mission, she founded Tomayia Colvin Education, an online education platform for photographers, so that other can learn how to run a successful photography business while being inclusive. From body positivity to the LGBTQ+ community, Tomayia encourages photographers to create a business that honors and showcases diversity.

In addition to creating Tomayia Colvin Education, she's been an instructor at WPPI, an educator for Imaging USA, United hosted by Showit, and a host of others.

Tomayia has been featured in articles in Professional Photography Magazine, Range Finder Magazine, ShootProof, Black Enterprise, local newspapers, and radio stations across the Houston area.

When Tomayia isn't busy capturing high school seniors personalities, she's busy being a mom to two dynamic kids and shuffling them from track practice to karate. She lives for Whataburger salads, Dr. Pepper, and making blue jeans, Converse, and t-shirts the new business casual.

Tomayia's a graduate of Houston Baptist University and earned a doctorate in Executive Education Leadership. Her doctoral studies included the study of the success of Black women photographers, educational and organization leadership, and community.

Schedule of Event:
3:30-4:00 Registration and Member Q&A (Submit your Member Q&A questions here: https://forms.gle/4JX4Qaa2EnjSsQ6PA)
4:00-4:05 TCPPA Updates
4:05-8:00 Presentation (1-15 minute break)

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