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April 16, 2020

Digital Asset Management 101

As we posted recently, GHP runs almost exclusively from the cloud. So when it comes to digital asset management (DAM), we’re only as good as our ability to pull assets as needed. Considering the thousands upon thousands of assets we deal with on a single shoot (and multiple clients throughout month!), organization and DAM is everything — which is why…
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Business and Inspiration
March 20, 2020

Creativity in Chaos: 5 ways we are redefining how productions happen during COVID-19

TO OUR DEAR CLIENTS, PARTNERS AND FRIENDS,  It’s hard to believe that just one week ago, I was out on a shoot in Atlanta when the national emergency surrounding COVID-19 was declared. Since returning home, like many of you, I’ve been taking things day by day, working with my team to reschedule (and, in some cases, cancel) jobs that we’d…
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Business and InspirationPodcast Notes
March 16, 2020

Automations in Production, The Power of a Pause + the Role of Motion in Advertising.

Earlier this year Heather Elder asked to interview our CEO and Founder, Hannah Soto. Below are the show notes and a link to listen to the full episode. Please Note: This interview took place before the COVID-19 outbreak. Listen to the Full Episode Here and wherever you stream your podcasts   Hannah is Founder and CEO of Grey House Productions, a…
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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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We're building a resource for the industry: A guide for production amidst COVID-19.
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