So, you're ready to begin booking paid photography clients. Congrats!

This is a very exciting step in the journey to becoming a professional photographer. However, it can also be the most difficult step. It's easy to setup a Facebook page and make business cards...but not so easy to actually book real clients.

In fact, finding clients is the #1 question we get from HTP readers. Since you've selected the find-your-first-clients "adventure" route, we will be sending you our best tips and resources for doing just that, straight to your email.

To help you get started, below are a few things you can jump into right away to get a head-start!

First, figure out who your dream clients are with our free workbook!

The first step to booking paying clients is figuring out who you'd like those clients to be! Having a clear vision of who you want to work with will make it much easier to actually find them and convey to them how you can help them.

Click here to download your How to Attract Your Dream Clients workbook. It will take you through figuring out exactly who your ideal client is so you can begin book them as clients.

Next, check out some articles to create your plan!

Finally, let us know what you're most excited about!

Introduce yourself to the HTP community in the comments below! This page is especially for hobby photographers who are looking to start bringing in clients, so everyone here is in a similar place (you are not alone! 🙂 Share your story and say hi to other awesome photographers!

Hi! I'm Scott, the Founder of Hobby to Pro Photo. Together with my wife Barbara, I own and operate Scott Sylvia Photography in Warren, Rhode Island. I’ve been running the studio as my full-time career since 1996. I specialize in portraits of high school seniors, children and families, as well as pets.