We have all been there.

In a slump.

You’re business is doing good but you want it to be doing great. Your current clients love you but you feel like your photography business should be growing faster but you don’t know how.

You search for information online but there is too much information to digest into actionable tasks. It is overwhelming to say the least.

We live in a world where there is so much contradicting information it can make your head spin.  An information overload on top of trying to run your business results in doing nothing.

This is frequently called analysis paralysis AKA being stuck.

Being stuck sucks, so lets get you unstuck.

Below is a list of 10 photographers you should follow that specifically help other photographers grow their business.

Ben Hartley


Ben Hartley is an Ohio based photographer who shares much of his process behind the scenes. Ben runs a wedding photography business called Style & Story, which has been named as one of the top 10 wedding photographers in the United States. On top of all of that he runs an online course called Six Figure Photography that helps photographers grow their business to a sustainable level.


Kevin Kleitches


Kevin Kleitches is a Wilmington, North Carolina based photographer and photography consultant. Kevin runs a podcast called People Passionate where he interviews creative professionals on their process. You will frequently see snippets of his interviews on IGTV and Youtube. Almost every photo that Kevin shares provides help to photographers looking to grow their business.


Chase Jarvis


Chase Jarvis is an award winning photographer and CEO of CreativeLive, an online education platform for Photographers. Chase has amassed an enormous following over the years and according to Wikipedia CreativeLive has over 2million students. Chase posts inspiration quotes as well as helpful videos to his IGTV and other platforms.


Jeff Carpenter


Jeff is a Photograher and Educator based in Nashville, Tennessee. Jeff frequently runs workshops both in person and online through his company Outside the Softbox. What we love most about his instagram is that he provides extremely detailed notes on his behind the scenes photos.


Daniel Sommer


Daniel Sommer is one of Sydney, Australia’s premier commercial headshot photographers. He frequently holds workshops teaching his craft and shares his process on his instagram. His European Workshops are open for enrollment now.


John Gress


John Gress is a Chicago based Photographer and Director of Photography. Professional Photographer Magazine even called him “one of the nation’s foremost experts on lighting.” John shares awesome diagrams of his set ups and photos behind the scenes.


Jonas Hall


Jonas Hall is a photographer based in Sweden. On top of sharing portraits and product shots he often includes extremely helpful notated images that shows how he got the shot.


Stephen Wilkes

Stephen Wilkes is a New York City, New York based photographer, director, and Ted Talk speaker. His work can be seen in museums all over the world and on his instagram you can see his famed compositions of landscapes as they transition from Day to Night.


Jerry Ghionis


Jerry Ghionis is a Photographer, Teacher, and Public Speaker based in Las Vegas, Nevada. He has been considered one of the top photographers in the world and as a result has become a Nikon Ambassador and a WPPI & AIPP Grand Master. He holds training both in person and online.


Joey Wright


Joey Wright is a Miami, Florida based swimwear photographer. Joey has grown an enormous following from posting his swimwear shoots on his instagram and frequently reposts his swimwear images with his face superimposed on his models. Joey also runs workshops and shows his retouching process live on twitch.


Do you know any other photographers that have been super helpful to their followers? Let us know!

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