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Episode 29 | Money: Do the Work and Raise your Prices
with Dr. Tomayia Colvin

EPISODE SUMMARY

Dr. Tomayia Colvin is a nationally published high school senior portrait photographers, best-selling children’s book author, classroom teacher, and photography educator in Houston, Texas. She is a on a mission to celebrate diversity in photography. She works with conferences and workshop organizers to bridge the color division and to include voices that are missing from the photography industry.

 

While on this mission she founded Dr. Tomayia Colvin Education, an online platform for photographers, so that others can learn how to run a successful business while being inclusive. From body positivity to the LGBTQ+ community, Tomayia encourages photographers to create a business that honors and showcases diversity.

 

 

In this weeks episode, Tomayia shares a bit of her history with money, from being evicted over a $300 rent discrepancy to building a thriving photography business, education platform, and being a Sony Alpha Ambassador.

 

 

Some of the main points that we cover in the episode are:

  • How Tomayia went from $79 in her bank account at a Starbucks and starting over to thriving today. 
  • Uncover some of the mindset-backs and issues that Tomayia uncovers when she speaks with photographers daily.
  • Where these mindset issues come from.
  • The one thing that gets in the way of photographers trying to raise their prices and what to do about it
 
This episode will make you want to run through a brick wall with motivation. It’s a truly amazing story of scrounging through to taking the reins and being the master of your life!

CONNECT WITH DR. TOMAYIA COLVIN

Portrait Website: www.tomayiacolvin.com

Education Website: tomayiacolvineducation.com

Instagram: @tomayiacolvin

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-Dan