Why you should not hire a portrait photographer for your event

For best results, hire a photojournalist instead.

[Hover over images (touch and hold on mobile devices) for notes about the photos, including the photographer's technical and mental requirements that were involved in capturing them. Note the differences between portrait photography and event photography.]

What's the first word that comes to your mind when you think about photographers? More than likely, it probably has something to do with portraits — weddings, family photos for Christmas cards, school photos.

And because this is the common response, it's natural for someone to instinctively reach out to a portrait photographer when she needs someone to photograph an event.

But that's not the best plan.

FAMILY-FIRST FRIDAY: How Kirsten makes delicious chocolate crescent rolls

Parents, you’re busy in the summer, right? Try this quick summer breakfast for a tasty break from the norm. You’ll only need two items for this recipe!

Introducing two new staff members at CorComm Creative!

If you haven’t heard yet, we have two new staff members here at CorComm Creative! Jennifer Forrest has joined us as a graphic designer, and Noah Farnsley will be here through September, working as our graphic design intern.

Communication amidst controversy: How a kind approach sparked a conversation I'll not soon forget

Last Wednesday, Caleb Matthews was strolling along Ohio Street in downtown Indianapolis when he noticed a small crowd across the street. They were chanting loudly, holding signs and drawing attention to their cause: Protecting people who rely on health insurance and Medicaid from the proposed changes of the American Health Care Act (which was recently renamed the Better Care Reconciliation Act by the Senate).

Allow us to clear up the confusion: The difference between marketing and communications

It’s easy to get the words marketing and communications confused, because the two terms are often used interchangeably in today’s business world. But there is a difference.  Allow us to explain.

Marketing vs. Communications

Marketing involves the creation of a high-level strategy or plan that a business will use to sell its product or service. It’s an umbrella term that includes many different functions. (Refer to the infographic below for a visual example of the functions that make up a marketing plan.)