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Pricing Your Work: Magazine Photography

Pricing Your Work: Magazine Photography

Photoshelter have added a new guide to their list of useful tools aimed to help fledging photographers. Pricing Your Work: Magazine Photography is the first in a series of guides with tips to help photographers create estimates and fee structures for their work. Get insights from Wonderful Machine’s CEO Bill […]

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How Photographers Actually Spend Their Time

How Photographers Actually Spend Their Time

This little chart was compiled by a photo editor Related posts: What Buyers Want from Photographers

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Glenda Bailey: the Bazaar vision of a fashion queen

Glenda Bailey: the Bazaar vision of a fashion queen

Since being made editor-in-chief of Harper’s Bazaar in 2001, Glenda Bailey has transformed the magazine by persuading A-list celebrities to take part in outrageous fashion shoots. As a book featuring the best images is published, the grande dame from Derbyshire talks about her ‘fairytale’ existence. see full article here http://www.guardian.co.uk/fashion/2011/sep/11/glenda-bailey-harpers-bazaar-interview […]

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Photofusion advises on submitting work to galleries

Photofusion advises on submitting work to galleries

More than 150 emerging photographers expressed interest but only 52 were able to attend Photofusion’s free “How to submit to galleries” talk last night hosted by Carole Evans and Adrian Wood. The photographers asked about everything from photography submission to video submissions and portfolio reviews, and some of the questions […]

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The Creative Professional’s Guide to Money

The Creative Professional’s Guide to Money

Whether you’re a full-time freelancer, agency owner, moonlighter or aspiring entrepreneur, this book will teach you the important basics about the financial side of a creative business. Watch the introduction to the accompanying webcast series  (right) and download the PDF here. Sign up for the companion webcast series here. The Creative Professional’s […]

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Why Success Always Starts With Failure

Why Success Always Starts With Failure

“Few of our own failures are fatal,” economist and Financial Times columnist Tim Harford writes in his new book, Adapt: Why Success Always Starts With Failure. This may be true, but we certainly don’t act like it. When our mistakes stare us in the face, we often find it so upsetting that […]

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10 wordpress plug-ins for photographers

10 wordpress plug-ins for photographers

Are you using WordPress yet? If so, you know all the amazing things you can do. With a click of a mouse, you can download thousands of plugins that can make your blog/site do anything you choose. In this post, lets look at 10 plugins that can offer you, the […]

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Photographers talk about their work

Shooting Gallery is a great new website loaded with videos of photographers talking about their work – check it out here Related posts: The Business Secrets of Successful Boudoir Photographers What Buyers Want from Photographers Wormwood Scrubs photographed by Bettina von Kameke

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What Buyers Want from Photographers

Everyone who has ever tried to contact a photo editor or buyer understands how frustrating the process can be. When these prospective clients are inundated with emails and postcards from photographers, what captures their attention? What do they look for in a website? How do they find new images and […]

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Tips For Young Creatives

Photographer Greg Benson has an excellent series of posts on his blog aimed at instilling basic business practices on anyone thinking of entering the creative services business. He’s up to part 4 out of 6 and the advice is very solid and makes a nice outline for someone looking to land their […]

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What should be the role of the photographer in modern society?

There probably are thousands of ways to approach this questions, starting with the counter question “What is a photographer?” That’s not such a stupid question, given that we are all photographers since we all own cameras or devices that include some sort of camera (think cell phone), and we all […]

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How to Sell Prints – A new, free guide from PhotoShelter

Making money in photography is challenging like any small business. But gaining traction and building a business isn’t voodoo either. There are many tried and true marketing, pricing and fulfillment techniques that can help increase your business while streamlining your processes. This is a useful free guide from the folks […]