On Monday, I started my new role as a studio member / photographer for Pixifoto based in Mothercare. To start my training, I was sent to Romford to possibly the biggest Mothercare I have ever been to in my life with at least 6 businesses inside one store. It’s also opposite the hospital so you had expectant mums in pyjamas out for a walk to hurry little one along, parents with babies literally 2-3 days new grabbing essentials on the way home and a variety of clientele in between! 

Over the five days, I learnt …

  • About the company I’m working for
  • Shadowing talented girls doing shoots from bumps, newborns, families and seeing it through from posing to photography to editing to ordering the products they had chosen to showcase the images. 
  • Telesales and Courtesy Calls
  • Approaching the public 
  • Booking and managing the appointment systems
  • Ensuring I know how to use the ordering systems
  • Starting to get to grips with the camera and studio lights 
  • And so much more, I can’t completely remember! 

In five days, there was so much information but I can’t wait to get into my studio and start to understand how it’s all going to work.  But am so pleased to have this weekend to recover! 

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