Why she does what she does:
I want to help small businesses because I KNOW small businesses are the backbone of the American economy (check out the research – it’s true!). I also believe that when we do what we love and feel passionate about what we do for a living – as small businesses usually do – we are in alignment with fulfilling our purpose on this earth. Walking this road of owning a small business myself I know that sometime this road is scary and filled with what I fondly call “self doubt potholes”. But it is the road worth taking, in my opinion. If I can help a small business improve and thrive with my knowledge and experience – I believe I get to give my share goodness to this universe- so it’s a triple win – win (small business) – win (me) – win (Universe).
“Third time is the charm” – How to re-start your photography business” – In a world where everyone is a photographer, and the competition is fierce, how do you keep your photography business successful and profitable? In this motivational talk Rinat shares her 20 years professional photography career life and business lessons. The good, the bad, and the really awful – and how she continuously kept making a living as a professional photographer through it all. This talk is designed to inspire photographers who love photographing – but cannot figure out how to make a living of off their photography.
Rinat Halon’s professional career started at 16 when she became a child actress-singer on a hit Israeli television show. At 18 she joined the Israeli military and served for 2 years after passing the competitive auditions to serve in the USO branch as an entertainer.
She graduated from The Ohio State University with a personalized honors degree (BS) in Photography & Visual Merchandising. For her degree she researched and wrote a thesis about the influence of photography on purchasing behavior.
Her 20 year photography career spans the globe. She has photographed portraits of high-ranking government officials & celebrities, weddings, culinary, high fashion, jewelry, architecture and more. Her photographs have appeared in magazines and exhibits internationally. Five of her photographs were chosen to be part of the permanent collection of the Israeli congress.
Today she is a Photo Marketing Strategist, primarily helping small businesses bring their message to market using branded photographs – her own innovative concept and creative process (The Marketing Mastery System) she created based on her experience as the Walt Disney Imagineers in-house Photographer & Visual Communication Specialist. She still enjoys photographing weddings as well as lifestyle portraits. She also teaches photography at the Rollins College Center for Lifelong Learning and is the author of the instructional Photography book “What’s wrong with my camera?” now available on Amazon.
Rinat Halon Speaking Resume 2017
2017 – Rollins College Center for Lifelong Learning – Teaching Photography I and Photography II courses monthly.
June 2017 – was a guest on the “A Dialogue with Voice” WPRK Rollins College radio show, spoke about new book “What’s wrong with my camera?” and tips on how to get better pictures using a Smartphone and point and shoot
May 2017 – Speaker at “In The Mood”, a toastmaster convention. Presented “Let’s capture the moment!” How better photographs will promote your club – and your business
March 2017 – Elite Marketing Pro Monday Mojo’s guest speaker, speaking about how to capture your business’s audience attention with the right photographs
January 2017 – Led 3 Photo Walks around Orlando, teaching students how to photograph better with any camera
July 2017 – “The Photograph as a reflection of us” at Westminster Winter Park. Photo Talk about the importance of photography in our everyday lives. How a photograph tells our story, and can give us a different perspective, as it reflects us and the people in our lives. July 2017 – 317 Group Speaking “How to attract your target audience using the right photographs!”
July 2017 – Photo Talk about What’s wrong with my camera? At Westminster Winter Park
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