District Manager: “So, it wouldn’t be the same thing you were doing before, but we can get you up to speed on the changes.”, Me: “That sounds great, and I’d like to come back as long as the support system is in place.”, District Manager: “Yes, we can get [Former Coworker] to help out.”, District Manager: “Yes, she was promoted to another location a couple of months ago.”, Me: “Is [Former Coworker #2] still around?”, District Manager: “What happened? Check out this collection of funny pictures starting with this adorable lobster chihuahua to get the laughs started! If you do, be sure to share them with us at the bottom of this post! I knew she could be flaky, but that is unbelievable. It’s Easter Sunday and my manager and I are the only two working a short shift for the holiday. Maybe I am a vengeful person. I am trying to be diplomatic and get her out the door. This is a very modest portrait; the mom-to-be is wearing a full-length skirt and a white cotton shirt with just her belly showing out. The Smiths had no children and decided to use a surrogate father to start their family. Manage Consent. I pause. Photography is all about the relationship between light and perspective, and nowhere is this made clearer than in these hilarious two-faced photos, where the subjects and the shadows that they cast tell two (often very different) stories. Courtesy of design team at The Shoppe Designs. And as a bonus, any friends of hers aren’t the kind of clients I want, either. Me: “It sure is! How’s your relationship with [Former Coworker]?”. How’s your relationship with [Former Coworker]?”, “Well, [Former Boss] hired and paid her to be my videographer when I got married. We hope you love it and share with anyone that, After the success of "What not to say to a Graphic Designer." Me: “That’s covered.” Only one does not answer, so we leave a message and remind them that we close early and failure to call back and confirm cancels their appointment. Rules I told you it was disgusting; you should take it down or you’ll lose business!”. A lady in her late fifties comes in with an old photo she would like restored and prints made from. I think about deflecting. We have a studio area set up for this with a bright red stool for the customer to sit on while their photo is taken), Me ; (usually after waiting for 5 minutes while the customer messes on with hair and makeup) ‘….and if you just take a seat on the red stool (pointing at said stool) when you are ready, please”, customer ; “oh here?” (usually pointing at the storage chest located on other side of room), Me ; “no this red stool right here (literally putting my hand on the stool)”, Me ; “yes that’s correct, please” (when really I want to say ‘No Please do a one-armed handstand on it”), *take photo, show them, then either proceed to get it printed or take another 20 because they don’t like how they look*, Me ; “Ok that will be ready in about 5 minutes (picture needs shaped and sized to passport/visa specifications, printed and cut out). Terms After jerking me around for a year and a half, she finally admitted to losing all my reception footage. I work in a small photography studio. Don’t worry; I’ll make sure you’re working with someone else.”, “Sorry, guys, we’re closing early for the holiday.”, “What is your name and what time was your appointment scheduled?”. About six months after I stop working with this person, I receive a call from one of the higher-ups of the company asking me to come back and work for them with a promotion and 30% raise. It is good owning the place and being able to decide that there are just some people who I really don’t care if they ever come back. We call all the clients. We have sent an email to the address you provided with an activation link. Client: “really? Client: “really… REALLY?” After jerking me around for a year and a half, she finally admitted to losing all my reception footage. It’s a hard offer to pass up. Helping you convert clients and save time with high quality design and marketing tools for photographers.