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Resources for photographers and other modern creatives


Work smarter, not harder! Enjoy the amount of time and money you save when you use these hand picked resources and recommended products / services for photographers.



The Nerdy Photographer is dedicated to providing help to photographers of all experience levels to help them work smarter, not harder. To these ends, we offer the following:


Contract Templates

Every photographer needs to protect their business legally. Having the right contracts is a must! From wedding and portrait contract templates to agreements for second photographers, The Nerdy Photographer has you covered!


Business resources

The Nerdy Photographer wants to help your workflow FLOW! Need questionnaires for your clients, worksheets to keep all the details of events organized, email templates? We have those and a lot more to make sure everything is running smoothly


Photography Business Coaching

Sign up for monthly coaching consultations. We will begin with discussing your goals and evaluating where you might make changes – marketing, portfolio selection, website design, social media, etc. – and come up with actionable solutions



Nerdy Photographer workshops are coming with subjects like ‘Running a Wedding Photography Business’ and ‘Setting Up Lighting for Events and Location Portraits’ – sign up for our newsletter to find out details when they become available!

Client Management + Image Hosting

Pixifi helps photographers and other modern creatives manage their leads, bookings, contracts, invoices, expenses, and workflows all in one place so you can focus on what you do best. Pixifi is one of the best investments I ever made in my business and it has saved me countless hours and money over the years.


Automation of Tasks

Automates tasks such as responding to inquiries, scheduling meetings, and managing invoices

Booking pages

Create branded, unique check-out pages for bookings and appointment scheduling and sync with calendar

Digital Contracts

Includes contracts that clients can review and sign on any device, with the option to require a deposit on signing

Client Portals

Provide clients with a login dashboard to view all documents assigned to them, including contracts and questionnaires

Pic-Time is an image sharing platform designed to make your photography business more profitable, including the ‘smart store’. You can turn your images into slideshows or blog posts. Click the link or scroll down to see more features. Get one month free when you use our link!

Branded Galleries

Clients can directly login to their galleries, while visitors have access to public or selected sneak peek galleries. Portfolio pages fully customizable to match your brand aesthetic

CLient Store

Offer your clients a wide range of quality printed goods, previewed with images they engage with the most in their gallery. Sell slideshows, albums, and printed products from labs around the world!

Automated Marketing

Each ready-to-send marketing campaigns include a set of discount notification emails and banners designed to connect with your clients and grow your print sales. Choose from the list or create your own campaign

Sprout Studio is an all-in-one client management software system. Don’t want to manage a  bunch of different sites and apps? This might be your solution! Sprout Studio helps you manage clients, book jobs, do your books as well as letting you design proofs of album designs and hosting image galleries where you can show, share and sell your photos. Save 20% when you use our link.

Website hosting + Design

If you are looking for fast, reliable website hosting, go with Siteground. I spent many frustrating years with other hosts who I could never get in touch with when there were issues with my site. In six years with Siteground, I have rarely needed to contact the support team, but when I do I hear back in a few minutes at most.


Elementor is a powerful website builder, letting you drag-and-drop content on a page and watch your website come to life. No coding necessary. Select from an extensive library of 100+ full website kits based or start with a blank canvas. I used Elementor to create the Nerdy Photographer website. Use Elementor for the website builder alone or combine it with hosting for more savings.


IMAGE EDIting + Post Production

Adobe Photoshop & Lightroom are the standard for image editing software for a reason. With the Adobe Photographer’s Plan you get access to Photoshop and Lightroom on your computer and through mobile apps as well as access to Adobe Firefly – their generative AI platform. All for only $10 a month.


Luminar Neo is an intuitive, user-friendly software that uses a variety of AI tools to enhance landscapes and portraits. To me Luminar is geared more towards the beginner/intermediate user who does not want to spend a lot of time making selections and wants to let AI do the majority of the work. It can also be used as a plugin with Photoshop and Lightroom

Aftershoot is a platform designed to make your post-processing experience a breeze, culling and/or editing your photos while you do other things. Nearly 100k photographers have processed more than 2.5 billion images with Aftershoot. It will save a %#*$ load of time and money.

Imagen is an AI-boosted, cloud-based solution for Lightroom Classic. Imagen slashes editing time by 96%, guarantees consistent edits, and lets photographers shine brighter with complete creative freedom. The benefits continue with seamless cloud backup during your editing and culling process, providing an additional layer of security. Get an additional 500 free edits when you use our link!

Printing + Albums


Save big on physical prints! Printed products are a great way to add value to your photography packages. Printique offers a huge variety of printed products, from wall art to photo books. Get started turning your artwork into tangible memories. Click here for more information.

Renaissance Albums


Tangible products are future proof ways of offering your clients ways to hold on to their memories. Renaissance Albums produces books that last for decades at a price that is beyond reasonable for the quality. I have spent more than 20 years looking at albums from various companies and these are simply the best. Click here to visit their website.