Category: Business Of Photography Blog Posts

Business Of Photography Blog Posts

Being A Professional Photographer vs. Being An Amateur Photographer.

Being A Professional Photographer vs. Being An Amateur Photographer. A blog post/written thoughts based on conversations with participants during the Business of Photography course. Being A Professional Photographer is no different than being an amateur photographer except the pro makes

Fine Art?

I’ve got an issue with the terms “fine art photography” and “fine art photographer”. I view those terms as an attempt to elevate the the work, or the worker, with words. Words are cheap. “Art” is subjective.’ In my efforts

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Question: Why should we pursue product photography as a career?

I can’t answer that question for you. This I can say though, If you’re gonna choose to be a photographer as a career, make sure the type of photography you do is something you do well and enjoy doing. Usually

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Question: Why should we pursue product photography as a career?

I can’t answer that question for you. This I can say though, If you’re gonna choose to be a photographer as a career, make sure the type of photography you do is something you do well and enjoy doing. Usually

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Question: How do you get people to do more than like your photography, like pay for it?

As you know, It ain’t enough to like it, they’ve got to like it enough to pay for the use of it. Ya can’t get anyone to do that. They either will or they won’t. In any event, You’ll need

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Question: What do you look for in a social network as a designer/photographer?

Answer: Whatever social network(s) I use, I NEVER post photographs due to copyright concerns. I’d suggest getting a blog on your website going then, post links to your blog posts to the social networks. The posts that you link to

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Question: Is it advisable to do some freebies as a beginner in my photography business?

Answer: No. If you’re not confident in your ability to do the work and your don’t want to bill the client for your time, that’s one thing, however the client should pay your expenses (mark up your expenses) and for

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I Was Asked A Question About Sports Photography As a Business

Question: “How do I start a sports photography business? I have built up a sizable portfolio of sports photography (spanning years) and get hired occasionally for specific events. Where have you found success in sports photography?” Answer: While I’m not

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Got Copyright?

Yup, you do. As soon as you create something original in a “fixed tangible” form, you’ve got copyright and you own it, unless you give it away or give parts of it away. Why give it away when you can

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