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Portraiture Photography Business Software

Up until now I have used Quicken to keep track of the money coming and going from my studio, but that's all it tracks. But I am interested in a software program that will allow me to track and place orders (including packages), manage my clients, produce invoices and the like. Does anyone have any good recommendations, preferably something inexpensive?


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9/19/2006 11:28:02 AM

Jessica  A. Eiss
BetterPhoto Member Since: 7/6/2006
  Hi Tammy, I just bookmarked this site the other day. It may have what you're looking for. I didn't get into the site very far yet. Hope it helps. Jess

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9/20/2006 7:30:40 PM

Justin G.
BetterPhoto Member Since: 7/13/2004
  I haven't used either of them but from reading the info about them they both look very powerful. Check into Microsoft Money 2007 Premium and Microsoft Money 2007 Home & Business.

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9/21/2006 6:18:07 AM


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What site did you bookmark? I don't see a link or anything.


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9/21/2006 6:21:35 AM

Ruben L. Wade
BetterPhoto Member Since: 3/2/2005
  Hi Tammy!

You might want to check out Express digital darkroom Pro edition. If you can afford it, it will meet most of your needs and more. Ruben

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9/26/2006 12:09:45 AM

Jason R. Fortenbacher
BetterPhoto Member Since: 9/11/2006
  I have Quicken as well and the fact you can use it directly with your online bank account is quite handy... but for anything else photo-related it's kinda tricky.

I found one program called "PhotoByte" at

It is available free (although the owner does ask for at least a little financial "donation" for his work).

I've been using it for about two weeks now and it really is incredible! It has pre-loaded forms/contracts for photography (15 to be exact, including invoices/estimates)

You can track jobs, equipment, checks, employee's... etc.

I highly recommend you give it a try before you fork out even more money. There are a TON of features designed specifically for professional photographers.

Good luck!

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9/27/2006 10:53:18 PM

Jessica  A. Eiss
BetterPhoto Member Since: 7/6/2006
  Tammy, I'm so dense sometimes, sorry I forgot to paste the link.

Hope this helps....Jess

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9/28/2006 4:04:26 PM

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