Expand Your Photographer Profile in Social Media: 3 Ideas
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Expand Your Photographer Profile in Social Media: 3 Ideas

Being a photographer can be a practical job choice, even though it usually starts from a spark of genuine passion (which is admirable, considering that most practical job choices out there probably get picked precisely for their practicality first and foremost). But managing to earn money out of your photographing of things (mainly people, since…

4 Best Practices for Wedding and Event Photography
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4 Best Practices for Wedding and Event Photography

During the past few years, the recession and economic turndown notwithstanding, it’s become ever clearer that event photography in general, and wedding photography in particular, have turned very competitive. It’s not just the fact that money is harder to come by generally speaking – there are now more hobbyists turning pro than before, since (semi-)professional…

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Why Photography Contests Are Good for Business: 3 Arguments

Photo competitions have been around since the art of photography itself, but their history in itself doesn’t mean they are without detractors. On the one hand, there are those photo aficionados who tend to believe  that such contests are a sheer waste of time, organized by money- and rights-grabbing brutes with no real interest in…

5 2014 Wedding Photography Trends to Watch out for
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5 2014 Wedding Photography Trends to Watch out for

The year is well underway, yet many in the field of wedding photography are wondering what the most relevant 2014 wedding photography trends are. Read on to see our picks, which include online advertising, printed albums, and a whole new esthetic, in terms of actual picture-taking. Fine-art photojournalism is in, vintage is out ‘Fine-art photojournalism?!’,…

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A Businessman’s Approach to Photography : The Best Method for Signing New Clients

Guest post by Topher Kelly Photographs courtesy of Jared Bauman In a world of salesmen who assure clients that they know “what’s best,” the Socratic sales method, one that revolves around listening and asking questions, isn’t the most popular approach. That said, there’s something to the Socratic sales method that most modern businessmen, whether they…

7 Secrets To A Strong Photographic Portfolio That Most People Will Tell You Not To Do
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7 Secrets To A Strong Photographic Portfolio That Most People Will Tell You Not To Do

I read an article the other day on building a photography portfolio. And while the article itself was written well and provided a ton of detail, I disagree with the message. Most people in the photographic industry teach you to put together a generic, boring portfolio, both online and off. “Choose your best image from…