About Beate

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PhotoBizCoach_BeateBeate Chelette is the PhotoBizCoach and dedicated to educating photography professionals about the business behind the art of photography.

She is an International speaker on photography topics, an expert witness and teaches the photography business through the PhotoBiz Intensive, an online course.  Beate became a multimillionaire when she sold her stock photography licensing company to Corbis that is owned privately by the world’s most successful entrepreneur, Bill Gates. She is living proof that you can make money in the photography business, and she shares her vast global experience and knowledge openly with her coaching clients and customers.

A photography professional since she’s been sixteen, Chelette’s experience is impressive and covers a broad spectrum of photography. She holds a BA in photography, was a Photo Editor at German Elle, photographer, producer and rep and ran a global stock syndication that licensed images and feature stories into 79 countries. Beateworks became the world leader in interior and celebrity@home imagery within 24 months after conception. During her career she worked with some of the world’s biggest names in photography such as Lord Snowdon, Helmut Newton, Tim Street Porter, George Hurrell and Gilles Bensimon and has a client list that includes such staples as Mercedes Benz, BMW, Mervyn’s, Levi’s, Wrangler, Glidden Paint, Coldwell Banker and many more.

It is Beate’s mission to share her vast expertise and connections and educate the next generation of photography industry professionals about how to be successful.

“Your photography is only as good as the business behind it.” ~Beate Chelette


If that still does not satisfy your curiosity you can read this interview about me and how I turned my dream into a reality.


If you want to learn about the Photography Business start here:

PhotoBiz Intensive Course



I am like you, I need help, too. So if you have comments or feel that there is a product, course or service that I should offer that I am not, please let me know. I love to hear from you. You can contact us at office@PhotoBizCoach.com

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