Jun 17, 2024

Mastering Compassion in Photography and Business

In this episode of Workflows, Debbie-jean Lemonte discusses a successful photography business, emphasizing the importance of compassion, workflow automation, and stepping out of your comfort zone. Debbie shares her detailed workflow process, from booking options and client communication to the final gallery reveal and feedback request. Through personal stories and practical tips, she emphasizes kindness, automation, and the importance of diversifying portfolios for broader appeal.

Debbie-jean Lemonte, is an extraordinary wedding photographer and passionate artist dedicated to transforming fleeting moments into lasting memories. As a Black Caribbean (Jamaican) Queer Woman, Debbie-jean navigates the industry with courage and determination, breaking barriers and challenging norms. Her art inspires others to embrace their uniqueness wholeheartedly. Believing that love knows no bounds, she proudly serves couples and families of all identities and backgrounds. Her work has been featured in Brides, Refinery29, Popsugar, NY Post, Buzzfeed, Vanity Fair, the Cut, and Apartment Therapy.

“Being kind costs nothing but means everything, especially in our interactions within the photography business”

Why You Should Listen

  • Master effective workflows to streamline your photography business from booking to delivery.
  • Learn how small acts of kindness can differentiate your brand and create lasting impressions.
  • Discover the impact of AI on image culling and post-production efficiency.
  • Understand the benefits of in-person and Zoom sessions for increasing gallery print sales.
  • Get inspired by real-life stories of compassion and ethical business practices.


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