Christina owns and operates Christina Kjar Photography, a boutique studio located in a historic bank building in small town Holstein, Iowa. Although she shoots a little bit of everything, she specializes in senior portraits and weddings. With over 10 years of studio experience, Christina combines her art background with her love of photography to create unique and captivating images. She also loves the business side of the studio and is constantly developing new marketing campaigns to keep ahead of her competition. In the past 2 years, her newborn program has taken off and her business continues to grow each year.
Since 2003, Christina has won numerous awards on state, district, and international levels. In 2014, Christina received her Master of Photography from PPA. Her awards include 2 Fuji Masterpiece awards, 2 Bronze Photographer of the Year awards through PPA, and many others. She has been in the Top 10 photographers for Iowa and has been a contributing designer for Jens Fabulous Stuff. Christina also currently serves on the board of directors for the Professional Photographers of Iowa.
Shoot. Sell. Succeed: Profiting as a one person studio
Master the art of increasing your business while maintaining your creative edge…..with time to spare! We all know being a one person studio can be absolutely exhausting, especially during busy season. Want to keep your sanity and even have a few days off? It can be done!
Christina’s program is divided into 5 key sections that have helped her business continue to grow each and every year. She will share with you:
1. Marketing campaigns for seniors
2. What modern brides want – more than just a cd
3. The newborn program that builds a client for life
4. Selling: Packaging your “a la carte” items & getting add on sales
5. Workflow & time management