Elevate Your Portrait Photography Business: Master the Art of High-End Brand Experiences

Join our exclusive community of portrait photographers to attract premium clients and create unforgettable, high-value experiences that set you apart.

From Struggle to Success:

What It Means to Be a

High-End Photographer

Transform your photography business by overcoming market saturation, elevating your brand, attracting high-end clients, and delivering unparalleled experiences that distinguish you from the competition.

Qualities and Characteristics

  • Precision, quality, and consistency in work

  • Exceptional communication and adaptability

  • Business acumen, marketing, and passion

Exceptional Images and Mastery

  • Advanced techniques and expertise in lighting, composition

  • Artistic vision infused in each photograph

  • Staying current with technology & trends

Crafting memorable Brand Experiences

  • Tailored consultations and memorable photoshoots

  • Offering High-quality prints, albums, and exclusivity

  • Exceptional customer service and reputation

Why Join our high End photography mastermind?


Hone your creative skills

Master lighting, composition, stunning imagery, and the art of visual storytelling to elevate your portrait photography.

Connect and grow

Network with photographers and professionals, learning cutting-edge marketing, branding, and automation strategies to effectively scale your portrait photography business.

Build an unforgettable brand

Establish a distinctive and memorable brand that sets you apart in a competitive market.

Join Our Community

Unlock exclusive benefits and expert-led classes, collaborating with like-minded photographers to elevate your career.

Upcoming classes

Elevate your photography business to new heights with expert strategies for creating a high-end photography experience. Discover how to stand out in a crowded market, create unique experiences that clients will love, and build a brand that resonates with your target audience.

Learn how to attract more clients and increase your bookings with proven lead generation strategies tailored to the photography industry. Discover effective ways to reach your target audience, create compelling marketing campaigns, and convert leads into paying customers.

Master the art of sales and booking with expert strategies tailored to high-end photography. Discover how to effectively communicate with clients, showcase your work, and close deals with confidence. Learn upselling techniques that can increase your average order value and boost your profits.


Essien Akan

Essien Akan is a renowned photographer based in Los Angeles, known for his unique use of colored lighting and innovative 3D and CGI technology. He has been featured in several publications and advertising campaigns, and is also the founder of Katapult Africa, a non-profit organization that empowers kids with fundamental skills like coding.

As the founder of Beauty In Color, Essien's Fine Art Photography Studio Experience has become a key case study in the industry. As a mentor, Essien offers a wealth of experience and knowledge to photographers, helping them master creative techniques and pioneer the future of the industry.

Don't take our words for it, Hear from our clients

See What Photographers Have to Say

Henry Tribes, Minneapolis

I can't recommend Akan and High End Photographers enough! They helped me take my photography business to the next level.

Paul Akama, Minneapolis

Working with Akan was a great decision for my business. He helped me understand my target audience better and created a unique experience-based story brand that resonated with them.

Sammy, Los Angeles

Essien helped me transform my photography business. They developed a marketing strategy that connected with my ideal clients, and their next-gen CRM system made it easy for me to automate my booking process.

Join our community today and take the first step towards elevating your portrait photography business to new heights.


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