Tuesday, May 19, 2015

3 Ways To Make Money Through Mobile Photography

Are you taking amazing mobile photographs? Did you know that you could turn those same photographs into money in your pocket? There are actually plenty of ways to make cash with your mobile photography. You may not become a millionaire, but it’s a great way to be recognized for your time and effort. The following are the best services and apps that will allow you to make cash for your mobile photography.

https://community.gethuawei.com/mobile_photography/b/weblog/archive/2015/05/15/3-ways-to-make-money-through-mobile-photography

Killing You: Health Tips For Photographers

A photographer puts more on the line than their reputation and expensive gear. Bad habits and poor equipment choices can lead to a number of painful and potentially career-ending injuries.

http://www.popphoto.com/gear/2014/06/photography-killing-you-health-tips-photographers?dom=fb&src=SOC

12 Steps to success promote your photography on instagram

If you’re reading this and are interested in digital photography, chances are you’re a user of Instagram, the current goliath of social media in photography. Instagram has become home to over 300 million users in the four years it’s been around, and it seems ready to only get bigger.

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Being a second shooter

It's an exciting time of the year for wedding photographers and a time of plenty of chaos. Having a great second shooter is paramount among the necessities of any wedding photographer. If you're new to the genre, second shooting can be a fantastic way to get your feet wet and learn the ropes from a seasoned professional.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

The Biggest Legal Mistake Photographers Make

The Biggest Legal Mistake Photographers Make: "Whether photography is your bread and butter, or something that you’ve started out doing casually with machinations of eventually picking up a few paid gigs, you’ll want to acquaint yourself with a sexy little document we lawyers like to call, the Client Service Agreement (or CSA, for short)."


Mark David | APS-C vs full frame

Mark David | APS-C vs full frame: "When choosing a digital SLR or a lens to go with it, it helps to understand the difference between APS-C and full-frame cameras. Here are the differences, and what they mean for your photography."


Thursday, May 7, 2015

Three Critical Things Your Photography Website Better Get Right

https://fstoppers.com/business/three-critical-things-your-photography-website-better-get-right-69978

We photographers are notorious for having terrible websites. Hiring a professional web designer isn’t always in the budget so sometimes you have to figure out how to do it by yourself. Here are a few tips that most people completely overlook when building their own website.

Monday, May 4, 2015

The Future of Photography Websites - Understanding and Adapting to Trends - Digital Photography School

The Future of Photography Websites - Understanding and Adapting to Trends - Digital Photography School

(Digital Photography School)



"Having worked on over two hundred photography websites in the past few years, I’ve developed an eye for all the details that make up a great photo website and have recognized some important mindset shifts. My aim with this article is to give you a good overview of where the web design industry is heading (as it relates to photography websites), and how you can stay ahead of the curve."

Friday, May 1, 2015

7 Steps to Becoming a Confident Photographer: a Beginner's Guide - Digital Photography School

7 Steps to Becoming a Confident Photographer: a Beginner's Guide - Digital Photography School
(Digital Photography School)

Confidence is worth it’s weight in gold in any arena.  As a photographer, there’s nothing like KNOWING you’re capable of “getting the shot.”  It’s so empowering to know that if you miss a shot it’s NOT going to be because you didn’t know what you were doing OR perhaps worse would be that you did know how to nail it, but you were too slow in setting up the shot due to lack of practice!

Do You Have Enough Talent In Your Tank to be a Photographer? - Digital Photography School

Do You Have Enough Talent In Your Tank to be a Photographer? - Digital Photography School
(Digital Photography School)

Your mom says you have talent. Your friends think you’re amazing. Your photos get lots of likes. You even had a show at the local coffee shop although you didn’t sell one 5×7.

At some point, you wonder if you have what it takes. Do you have enough talent? Do you have enough gas in the tank? Could you be a professional photographer. Could you actually get paid for doing what you love?

5 Steps to Building Relationships to Get More Photography Clients

5 Steps to Building Relationships to Get More Photography Clients
(Digital Photography School)

So you’re trying to make a go of it as a freelance photographer. Maybe you are just looking for a few paid gigs on the side, or perhaps you really want to go pro. But the problem is actual paying gigs are still few and far between, even though you’ve tried everything.

Go Pro? Maybe What You Need is to Go Amateur

Go Pro? Maybe What You Need is to Go Amateur
(PetaPixel)

Photography is one of the most popular hobbies on the planet, but you’d never know it by reading most photography blogs, podcasts, books, and tutorials. It’s treated as a profession, where the goal is making money, buying more expensive gear or getting your prints into galleries around the world. You’re being enticed to “Go Pro,” and that’s just not realistic for the vast majority of photographers. Most photographers could benefit from going amateur.