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Business and Inspiration

Business and Inspiration
September 24, 2019

Why We Run our Business from the Cloud 

The other day, I was having a discussion with Emily Madigan, a local digital consultant and one of our go-tos for tech and organizational system expertise. We were trying to imagine a time before we did everything “in the cloud,” and honestly, what we kept coming back to was, “How did we ever do it before?!” From asset sharing to…
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Business and Inspiration
August 29, 2019

Saying No to Get To Yes

Image by Nuova Photo, courtesy of The Workbook. Right to left: GHP Founder, Hannah Soto speaking with photographers Andy Goodwin and Ross Floyd. When a client asks for a certain caliber of shoot within a certain budget and timeline ... I work really hard to never have to say “No” — which means I have to get creative to manage…
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Business and Inspiration
August 5, 2019

10 Apps We Use on Every Shoot

Staying three steps ahead isn’t just one of our core values — it’s an everyday practice.   And for us, a big part of staying savvy means keeping up with the latest production-friendly apps. Here’s our top ten list of apps we use on every shoot — and often in between, too.
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Business and InspirationProduction PartnersProduction Resources
April 23, 2019

It’s Easy Being Green: Practicing Sustainability On Set

Earth Day is a natural reminder to think about our daily approach to sustainability and recycling. But when so much of our day-to-day is spent on set, the good habits we practice at home don’t always translate. Though we still have a long ways to go toward zero waste on set, we’ve managed to incorporate some key Earth-friendly practices into…
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#TeamGreyHouse NewsBusiness and Inspiration
April 16, 2019

The Workbook: Creative Expression

I was recently interviewed by The Workbook. Here is the extended length of the feature interview.   How did you become involved with producing? Please describe your journey. It really first began when I was producing my own photo shoots back in 2010. But, of course, I had no idea what true production was. I was just doing what came…
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Business and Inspiration
September 4, 2018

Paying It Forward

Now that Labor Day has come and gone, school is back in session, and summer is winding down I always find more structure seems to find its way back into my personal and professional life. I want to share something deeply personal and important to me that I've been working on this summer. Along with my fellow founders, Caro Griffin, Maggie…
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Business and InspirationEvents + Networking
April 19, 2018

Top 5 Take Aways from the moderator of the Alternative Careers in Photography Panel

An honest reflection from a first time moderator. For the past three years, I've had the privilege to sit on the panel and share my experience at Columbia College's "Alternative Careers in Photography" panel. As a panelist, it can be so exciting to have the opportunity to share with others what you wished you had known five years sooner. To encourage…
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#TeamGreyHouse NewsBusiness and InspirationEvents + Networking
July 10, 2015

#BOMBASSPROM is a Wrap!

We’ve packed up our prom clothes and (sadly) returned our thrones. But we want to say a special thank you to each of you for making it a night we will never forget - truly a #BombAssProm ... which you can relive in this video. Make sure to also check out all of the amazing photos from Photospot (password is:…
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#TeamGreyHouse NewsBusiness and InspirationEvents + Networking
June 10, 2015

APA Studio Night at TRIGGER Studios

Friday June 19th 7:00pm–10:00pm 1  Trigger Studio 122810 W Addison St. 12Chicago, IL 60618 Admission: Free This installment of APA Studio Night is sponsored by yours truly: Grey House Productions. We will be parking the spaceship at the beautiful new studio called Trigger. Trigger is located on Addison Street just west of California and can be booked daily. That said, this space is perfect to…
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Business and InspirationEvents + Networking
March 6, 2015

Careers in Photography Panel

Careers in Photography I’m excited to be one of the panelist for the upcoming "Careers in Photography" event on March 10th! Melissa Hennessy and the Portfolio Center at Columbia College Chicago continue to offer programs to help students make well-informed career choices. As a student at Columbia I attended many Portfolio Center events - now, as alumni, I am excited to take part in the industry events…
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