Help : Photography Name

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  1. creative_one

    creative_one TPF Noob!

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    Hi Everyone,
    i need some help coming up with a really good professional photography name.
    What do u think:
    illusions by lu / LJC illusions photography/ LC illusions photography/ creative illusions photography / unique illusions photography/ amazing illusions photography / .
    Does any of these sound professional?
    any advice?
    Thanks
     
  2. damonb

    damonb TPF Noob!

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    Most of the pros I know use their name (damon billian photography, etc.).

    Might be a good idea to use your name with name & area of expertise (damon billian, event photographer based in xxx).
     
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    KmH Helping photographers learn to fish Supporting Member

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    damonb has the right idea.

    Pro's sell themselves more than their photography so name recognition can be more important than a business name that has special meaning to the business owner, but few of the potential business clients.

    The bottom line many clients use to select a portrait or wedding photographer is the photographer's personality.
     
  4. eric-holmes

    eric-holmes No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Agreed. Around here all the true professionals use their name. All the myspace and facebook photogs use a name like "Wicked Images"
     
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    UUilliam TPF Noob!

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    for free lance, use your name, for an agency use a company name...

    E.g. I would do Photography by William Campbell as william campbell photography sounds dumb

    but if i was an agency id call it something like moodycow photography (refering to the brides mums :p)
     

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